As Jordan Spieth launches his bid to win The Open this week at Royal Birkdale, he is sure to be cheered on by his biggest fan
GOLFER Jordan Spieth will be aiming to win The Open at Royal Birkdale this weekend – but he has already won the heart of his biggest admirer.
His childhood sweetheart Annie Verret has cheered him on from the galleries during some of his biggest career wins.
She was there as Spieth won the Travelers Championship last month, and congratulated him with a memorable kiss at Augusta after his historic victory at the Masters in 2015.
Spieth, who finished in a tie for 30th place at Royal Troon last year, is aiming to improve on his best finish at The Open – fourth place – which came at St Andrews in 2015.
He will join defending Open champion Henrik Stenson for the opening two rounds
Who is Annie Verret and how old she?
More of a career woman than a traditional WAG, Annie, 24, is an event coordinator with the First Tee of Dallas, an organisation that mentors young people through golf.
They met at high school in Texas and despite going to separate colleges, they have stayed together ever since.
The couple now live in style, after the two-time Major winner splashed out £5.9 million on a stunning Texas mansion in their native Dallas.
Does Annie Verret use Twitter or Instagram?
Annie Verret is known to shun the spotlight and both her Instagram and Twitter accounts are set to private and have just a few hundred followers.
But she does make regular appearances on Jordan’s social media accounts.
The world’s number three golfer has 1.2 million followers on his Instagram @jordonspieth and 1.8 million followers on Twitter
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