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Posted: June 22, 2015

Jordan Spieth snags U.S. Open win, second major title

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            Jordan Spieth snags U.S. Open win, second major title
UNIVERSITY PLACE, WA - JUNE 21: Jordan Spieth of the United States kisses the trophy after winning the 115th U.S. Open Championship at Chambers Bay on June 21, 2015 in University Place, Washington. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

By Briana Altergott

Jordan Spieth won the 2015 U.S. Open Sunday, becoming the sixty golfer ever to win both the Open and the Masters in the same year.

Spieth is 21.

His championship win on Sunday was entertaining, to say the least.

Just moments before he birdied his final hole to secure the win, competitor Dustin Johnson missed a key putt that would have forced a playoff. 

"I'm in shock. Um, wow. I feel bad for Dustin, I had that feeling on 17, and just proud of the way we rebounded on 18," Spieth said Sunday. (Video via Fox Sports)

The big victory gives Spieth two back-to-back championships and a couple of big paychecks to go with them. He scored $1.8 million at both the Open and the Masters, bringing his career earnings to more than $15 million.

He's the youngest golfer to win the Open since Bob Jones in 1923, and the first to win the Masters and the U.S. open in the same year since Tiger Woods back in 2002. (Video via Nike)

But if all goes according to plan, Spieth isn't done making history just yet.

With two legs of the Grand Slam under his belt, Spieth will look to snag his third major win next month in the British Open. Sunday's win was his fifth in his last 18 starts worldwide. (Video via CBS)

This video includes images from Getty Images.

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