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Spieth wins Deere playoff for fourth title of season

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Jordan Spieth did it again. The 21-year-old won the John Deere Classic in a two-hole playoff over Tom Gillis. Here's how things played out at TPC Deere Run:

The leaderboard: Jordan Spieth (-20), Tom Gillis (-20), Zach Johnson (-19), Danny Lee (-19), Chris Stroud (-18), Justin Thomas (-18), Johnson Wagner (-18)

What it means: Spieth won his fourth title of the season, and the spotlight could not be brighter on him as he looks to win the third leg of the Grand Slam next week at St. Andrews. He started off slow Sunday with a bogey on No. 1, a birdie on 2 and a bogey on 3. He also bogeyed No. 11 while everyone around him was making birdies. But Spieth, as he's done all year, closed strong with four birdies in the final six holes to get in a playoff with Gillis. After Gillis found the water on the second playoff hole, Spieth two-putted for his second win at the Deere.

Round of the day: Stroud picked up his second top-10 in his last three events with an 8-under 63.

Best of the rest: It was a tough finish for Gillis, as the 46-year-old was trying to win his first PGA Tour title, but he shot a final-round 64, earned a nice paycheck and a ticket on the John Deere charter flight to St. Andrews.

Biggest disappointment: It's hard to say anyone was a disappointment on Sunday since all the contenders were under par, but Danny Lee had a chance to get into a playoff or win for the second week in a row, but he was unable to get up-and-down from behind the green on 18 and finished one back.

Quote of the day: "It was a really, really fun day." - Spieth