Spieth in Running for SI Sportsman Award

Jordan Spieth is one of Sports Illustrated’s 12 finalists for its Sportsman of the Year Award, it has been announced.

The title Sportsman isn’t very accurate however; Spieth’s competition includes a horse, an entire baseball team, and four female athletes.

His case is a strong one though. He won five tournaments in 2015, including three of the biggest in the Masters, US Open, and Tour Championship. His in-sport awards included PGA Player of the Year, PGA Tour Player of the Year, the Byron Nelson Award, and the Arnold Palmer Award.

The full list of candidates is below.

Simone Biles
Usain Bolt
Steph Curry
Thomas Davis
Novak Djokovic
Carli Lloyd
Lionel Messi
American Pharoah
Ronda Rousey
Kansas City Royals
Jordan Spieth
Serena Williams

 

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