March 15, 2015 / 10:24 PM / in 3 years

Spieth wins Valspar after playoff thriller

(Reuters) - American Jordan Spieth won the Valspar Championship in dramatic fashion on Sunday, triumphing in a three-way playoff, with a superb 28-foot birdie putt on the third playoff hole.

Jordan Spieth hits his tee shot on the 13th hole during round two action on the Copperhead Course during the Valspar Championship at Innisbrook Resort. Mandatory Credit: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

Spieth outgunned fellow Americans Patrick Reed, Sean O‘Hair after all three had finished 10 under-par for the tournament.

The victory is the second of the 21-year-old Spieth’s career on the PGA Tour following his win at the John Deer Classic in July 2013.

Reporting by Simon Evans, editing by Gene Cherry

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