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Jordan Spieth sat through Open playoff and was 1st to congratulate Zach Johnson

Instead of getting the hell out of St. Andrews, Jordan Spieth waits through the British Open playoff and is there to greet Zach Johnson as he walks off the 18th green.

Jordan Spieth won the first two majors of the year and missed going to a playoff in the third by inches. A win would have put him in the company of Ben Hogan, the last golfer to win these first three legs of a Grand Slam in a single season in 1953.

You might think Spieth would be furious, incredulous, depressed and not sit around the extra hour or so and wait for the three-man four-hole playoff to finish. But he, and his caddie Michael Greller, were among the first people not in the actual playoff on the 18th green to greet winner Zach Johnson.

After the round, he called Johnson a role model.