Teenager from Texas is the new JDC champion - LISTEN

Jul 15, 2013

A week ago, 19-year-old Jordan Spieth (SPEETH) wasn't even an official member of the PGA Tour. But now, after Sunday's win the John Deere Classic in the Quad Cities, the Texan is in Edinburgh, Scotland, to compete in the British Open, with $828,000 in his pocket.

Barry Cronin, spokesman and Media Director for the John Deere Classic, first met Spieth at the 2011 Western Amateur Championship, which was held in Glenview, Illinois. On today's WVIK News Focus, Cronin tells us about the teenager and his victory at TPC Deere Run in Silvis. To listen, use the media player below the photo.

Jordan Spieth's tee time at the Bristish open on Thursday is 6:50 am Central.