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April 4, 2021

Final Round Notes

Weather: Mostly cloudy. High of 75. Wind ESE 8-15 mph.

Final-Round Leaderboard

Jordan Spieth67-70-67-66—270(-18)
Charley Hoffman 75-66-65-66—272(-16)
Matt Wallace69-68-67-70—274(-14)
Lucas Glover73-67-70-66—276(-12)
Anirban Lahiri71-69-69-69—278(-10)

Things To Know

Jordan Spieth earns his 12th PGA TOUR title in his 83rd start since winning The 2017 Open Championship, a span of 1,351 days

Five players in the last 40 years have reached 12 wins before turning 28: Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas and Spieth

Spieth becomes the 92nd player in PGA TOUR history to reach 12 wins and moves into a tie for 82nd on the all-time wins list

Spieth improves to 10-for-19 in his PGA TOUR career with the 54-hole lead/co-lead

Charley Hoffman finishes solo-second for the second consecutive time at the Valero Texas Open; finished runner-up to Corey Conners in 2019

Since 2006, Hoffman leads all players at the Valero Texas Open in top-fives (5), top-10s (7), top-25s (12), cuts made (15) and score to par (-105)

Jordan Spieth (Winner/-18)

CategoryWith the victory
Age27 years, 8 months, 8 days
FedExCup7
OWGR38
Starts at Valero Texas Open6
Wins at Valero Texas Open1
Top-10s at Valero Texas Open3
Career PGA TOUR starts204
Career PGA TOUR wins12
Career PGA TOUR top-10s69
PGA TOUR starts in 2020-2114
PGA TOUR wins in 2020-211
PGA TOUR top-10s in 2020-215

12th career PGA TOUR victory and first since The Open Championship in 2017

83rd PGA TOUR start since (longest drought of his career)

3 years, 255 days since (longest drought of his career)

Number of PGA TOUR starts and time since last win

Tournament wonStart since last winTime since last win
2021 Valero Texas Open83rd3 years,255 days
2017 The Open Championship1st28 days
2017 Travelers Championship12th133 days
2017 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am13th259 days
2016 Charles Schwab Challenge10th140 days
2016 Sentry Tournament of Champions2nd105 days
2015 TOUR Championship7th77 days
2015 John Deere Classic1st21 days
2015 U.S. Open7th70 days
2015 Masters Tournament3rd28 days
2015 Valspar Championship41st1 year, 244 days
2013 John Deere ClassicFirst winFirst win

Becomes the fifth player in the last 40 years to reach 12 PGA TOUR wins before turning 28, joining Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas

Youngest to reach 12 wins on the PGA TOUR since 1980

AgePlayer12th win
23 years, 243 daysTiger Woods1999 WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational
26 years, 251 daysJustin Thomas2020 Sentry Tournament of Champions
27 years, 124 daysRory McIlroy2016 Dell Technologies Championship
27 years, 209 daysPhil Mickelson1998 Sentry Tournament of Champions
27 years, 251 daysJordan Spieth2021 Valero Texas Open

92nd player in PGA TOUR history to reach 12 wins and first since Justin Thomas (2020 Sentry Tournament of Champions)

Moves to T82 on the all-time PGA TOUR wins list

Second career win in the state of Texas (2016 Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, 2021 Valero Texas Open in San Antonio)

First former Texas Longhorn to win the event since Justin Leonard in 2007

Improves to 10-for-19 converting the 54-hole lead/co-lead to victory

Jordan Spieth with the 54-hole lead/co-lead on the PGA TOUR (10-for-19)

54-hole pos.TournamentFinish
T12021 Valero Texas OpenWon
1st2021 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-AmT3
T12021 Waste Management Phoenix OpenT4
T12018 The Open ChampionshipT9
1st2017 THE NORTHERN TRUST2nd
1st2017 The Open ChampionshipWon
1st2017 Travelers ChampionshipWon
1st 2017 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-AmWon
1st2016 Charles Schwab ChallengeWon
1st2016 Masters TournamentT2
1st2016 Sentry Tournament of ChampionsWon
1st2015 TOUR ChampionshipWon
1st2015 John Deere ClassicWon
T12015 U.S. OpenWon
1st2015 Masters TournamentWon
1st2015 Vivint Houston OpenT2
T12014 THE PLAYERS ChampionshipT4
T12014 Masters TournamentT2
T12014 Sentry Tournament of Champions2nd

Had a top-three result in his most recent PGA TOUR start prior to each of his three major championship victories to date

Major wonMost recent start
2017 The Open ChampionshipWon, 2017 Travelers Championship
2015 U.S. OpenT3, 2015 the Memorial Tournament
2015 Masters TournamentT2, 2015 Vivint Houston Open

Fully exempt on the PGA TOUR through the 2023-24 season (one-year extension)

Sixth start in the event; two prior top-10 finishes (10th/2014, 2nd/2015)

Five top-10 finishes in last seven starts on TOUR: T4/Waste Management Phoenix Open, T3/AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, T4/Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard, T9/WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play (eliminated in Round of 16, Won/Valero Texas Open)

Charley Hoffman (2nd/-16)

Since 2006, leads all players at the Valero Texas Open in:

CategoryValue
Top-fives5
Top-10s7
Top-25s12
Cuts made15
Score to par-105

Second consecutive solo-second at the Valero Texas Open; finished runner-up to Corey Conners in 2019

Third total runner-up at the event (T2/2011, 2nd/2019, 2nd/2021)

Fourth runner-up on TOUR since his most recent victory (2016 Valero Texas Open)

Led the field in Strokes Gained: Tee to Green (4.334) and SG: Around the Green (2.962) in the final round

Additional Player Notes

With a solo-third, Matt Wallace (-14) earns his career-best result on the PGA TOUR (previous: T3/2019 PGA Championship)

Rickie Fowler (T17) needed a win to qualify for the Masters Tournament and will miss a major championship for the first time since the 2010 U.S. Open

Course Statistics:

RoundToughest HoleEasiest Hole
R1Par-4 1st (4.444)Par-5 14th (4.549)
R2Par-4 4th (4.408)Par-5 14th (4.676)
R3Par-4 4th (4.538)Par-5 14th (4.513)
R4Par-4 1st (4.192)Par-5 14th (4.551)

Scoring Averages:

RoundFront 9Back 9TotalCumulative
R136.84736.52173.368--
R237.09936.04973.14873.259
R336.57734.65471.23172.824
R435.92334.92370.84672.475

Bogey-free rounds:

R1 (1): Kyle Stanley (71)
R2 (2): Rickie Fowler (68), Matt Wallace (68)
R3 (3): Gary Woodland (67), Abraham Ancer (69), Graeme McDowell (69)
R4 (7): Patton Kizzire (65), Charley Hoffman (66), Rafa Cabrera Bello (68), Ben Martin (68), Doug Ghim (69), Si Woo Kim (70), Denny McCarthy (70)

ABOUT VALERO

Valero Energy Corporation, through its subsidiaries (collectively, “Valero”), is an international manufacturer and marketer of transportation fuels and petrochemical products. Valero is a Fortune 50 company based in San Antonio, Texas, and it operates 15 petroleum refineries with a combined throughput capacity of approximately 3.2 million barrels per day and 13 ethanol plants with a combined production capacity of 1.68 billion gallons per year. The petroleum refineries are located in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, and the ethanol plants are located in the Mid-Continent region of the U.S. Valero also is a joint venture partner in Diamond Green Diesel, which operates a renewable diesel plant in Norco, Louisiana. Diamond Green Diesel is North America’s largest biomass-based diesel plant. Valero sells its products in the wholesale rack or bulk markets in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Ireland and Latin America. Approximately 7,000 outlets carry Valero’s brand names. Please visit www.valero.com for more information.

ABOUT VALERO IN THE COMMUNITY


Valero Energy Corporation, through its subsidiaries (collectively, “Valero”), and the Valero Energy Foundation are committed to improving the quality of life in communities where Valero has major operations. For a seventh consecutive time, Valero was named to The Civic 50 list by Points of Light as one of America’s most community-minded companies – the top energy company on the list. In 2019, Valero, its employees and the foundation collectively generated more than $64 million in charitable support through direct/in-kind donations, fundraising and volunteerism. Valero employees log close to 150,000 volunteer hours each year for hundreds of projects in their communities. The foundation provides funding to a variety of nonprofit agencies for programs and services supporting education, basic human needs, health care and civic projects. Through the overwhelming support of sponsors, the foundation’s signature programs, the Valero Texas Open and Benefit for Children, generated more than $14 million in net proceeds in 2020 for charities across the United States.

ABOUT THE VALERO TEXAS OPEN

The Valero Texas Open is the sixth-oldest professional tournament in golf worldwide, the third-oldest on the PGA TOUR and the longest held in the same city. In 2022, the tournament will celebrate its 100th anniversary.

Its list of champions includes some of the greatest names in golf history: Walter Hagen, Byron Nelson, Ben Hogan, Sam Snead, Arnold Palmer, Ben Crenshaw, Hale Irwin, Lee Trevino, Nick Price, Justin Leonard, Zach Johnson, Adam Scott, Jimmy Walker and 2019 champion Corey Conners, to name a few.

Since Valero became title sponsor in 2002, the tournament has become a leader in charitable fundraising among PGA TOUR events. The Valero Texas Open, together with its Benefit for Children and Champions fore Charity initiatives, has contributed more than $171 million to hundreds of worthy charities since inception.. Please visit www.ValeroTexasOpen.com for more information.

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