Matt Fitzpatrick and Jordan Spieth took the excitement to another level in the final round at the RBC Heritage Tournament.
Fans were thrilled to witness the epic duel between the Englishman and the three-time major winner. However, to everyone’s surprise, Spieth had to face defeat as Fitzpatrick made it to the win at the third playoff hole.
But what happened next was even more surprising for the fans to watch. And it had everything to do with Spieth’s family!
Fans react to Jordan Spieth’s family’s response over Fitzpatrick’s victory
Jordan Spieth is probably one of the best players present on the PGA Tour.
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The golfer has made millions of fans with his epic tournament performances and unfathomable victories. However, he couldn’t make it to the win at the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town.
The two finished on 17 under with Fitzpatrick carding a three-under 68. On the other hand, Spieth shot a 66 but missed putts on the first two playoff holes. Taking advantage of the situation, the English pro birdied the third hole and claimed the title.
Spieth’s fans, who were eagerly waiting for the golfer to become the fourth-ever back-to-back winner at the tournament, had to return home disappointed.
But unlike anyone else, his wife and grandfather, who are also his biggest fans, had an unexpected reaction to how the game ended. Despite being there to support the player, Spieth’s wife Annie and his grandfather Bob decided to congratulate Fitzpatrick’s family and supporters as soon as he won the game.’
The PGA Tour shared a heartwarming video of the two shaking hands with each and everyone standing in support of Fitzpatrick. And after watching the clip, fans couldn’t help but give all kinds of reactions to their wonderful gesture. Here’s how some of them reacted:
“Values start at home !! 🙌👏👏”
“Now we see where Jordan gets his compassion and generosity”
“Helluva battle hats off to both players 👏👏👏”
“Jordan is winning the PGA this year I feel it”
“Spieth family is always 1st class”
“Such a great family! All class, all the time. ⭐️”
“I love this!!!! Sportsmanship never goes out of style”
“the Speiths are First Class.”
What was Matt Fitzpatrick’s reaction to his victory?
The golfer didn’t only win the prestigious tournament, but also made history by becoming the second English golfer to claim the title after Sir Nick Faldo! And that is an achievement in itself. Moreover, according to his statements, he always dreamt of playing at Harbour Town Golf Links. “I feel like I have been very lucky in my career – I have won a major and now this. This is very special,” he said about his remarkable win at the mega-event.