Under Armour’s Jordan Spieth Becomes The World’s No. 1 Golfer

Although Jordan Spieth did not win the PGA Championship on Sunday, the Under Armour-sponsored golf pro’s second-place performance moved him up to the No. 1 spot on the Official World Golf Ranking list.

The 22-year-old Dallas native is the second-youngest player in the sport’s history to land the No. 1 spot, after Tiger Woods, who was 21 when he became the world’s top golfer in 1997. Spieth took the No. 1 spot with a second-place finish on Sunday after Nike-sponsored Roy McIlroy, who held the No. 1 spot until this past weekend’s PGA Championship, finished 17th overall, shooting 9 under par.

Spieth shot 17 under par for the PGA Championship, behind winner Jason Day, who shot 20 under par.

The golf superstar achieved his second-place finish Sunday wearing the UA Drive One, which features a predominantly white upper with hints of gray and black, and a white outsole. The shoe boasts the brand’s ArmourVent mesh, waterproof OutDry and Micro G foam cushioning technologies, as well as sport-cleat brand Champ’s Zarma Tour spikes for grip.

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A close-up of Jordan Spieth’s UA Drive One cleats.
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The shoes are sold out on Under Armour’s website, with the brand saying that overwhelming demand caused them to be “sold out in record time.”

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Under Armour’s Jordan Spieth is the second-youngest golfer to land the No. 1 spot, after then-21-year-old Tiger Woods in 1997.
CREDIT: Courtesy of Getty Images

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