Spieth takes Deere, youngest Tour winner since 1931


In a dramatic, three-man playoff, Jordan Spieth outlasted David Hearn and defending champion Zach Johnson to win the John Deere Classic with a par on the fifth extra hole. Here's how things ended up in Silvis, Ill., where Spieth became the first teen to win on the PGA Tour since 1931:

Leaderboard: Jordan Spieth (-19, won on fifth extra hole), Zach Johnson (-19), David Hearn (-19), Martin Flores (-18), Daniel Summerhays (-18), Jerry Kelly (-18)

What it means: The implications for the 19-year-old Spieth are immense. He earns his first career PGA Tour win, garnering trips to next week's Open Championship as well as the 2014 Masters in the process. After starting the year with no status on any worldwide tour, though, Spieth is now a full-fledged PGA Tour member, immediately eligible for the FedEx Cup Playoffs and vaults to 11th in the overall points standings, gaining an inside track on advancing to the Tour Championship.

Round of the day: Martin Flores surged up the leaderboard early Sunday, carding a bogey-free 63 for the low round of the day. The 31-year-old began with an eagle on the par-5 second hole, adding six more birdies during his round to finish just one shot outside the playoff. His tie for fourth marks his best career finish on the PGA Tour.

Best of the rest: Like Flores, Steve LeBrun notched a career-best PGA Tour finish thanks to a low round Sunday at TPC Deere Run. The Tour rookie carded eight birdies with just a lone dropped shot at the home hole, firing a 7-under 64 to move into a tie for 15th. It's just the fourth top-25 finish in 16 starts for LeBrun, who had missed four of his last five cuts entering the week.

Biggest disappointment: Beginning the day with a two-shot lead, Summerhays was unable to overcome a string of four straight bogeys on his outward nine. Despite carding five birdies Sunday, the 29-year-old finished one shot short of the playoff after a 1-over 72, one of only two players among the top 26 on the final leaderboard to finish the final round over par.

Shot of the day: Appearing to be out of the running after his approach to the 72nd hole found the greenside bunker, Spieth improbably holed his sand shot for birdie, hitting the flagstick after one hop as the ball disappeared. The birdie allowed him to make the playoff after Johnson bogeyed the home hole, and the 19-year-old clinched a win with a par on the fifth extra hole.

Quote of the day: 'Right when I hit it, I was almost hoping it didn't go into the water. Sometimes it bounces that way.' – Spieth, describing his bunker shot on the final hole.