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Jordan Spieth matches Tiger Woods' PGA Tour record

Updated 2034 GMT (0434 HKT) May 30, 2016
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In January 2016, Jordan Spieth became the third-youngest golfer to reach seven PGA Tour wins after victory at the Tournament of Champions in Hawaii. Sam Greenwood/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
The 22-year-old took just a month longer to achieve the feat than Tiger Woods, who is credited with the modern record for that milestone. Tom Pennington/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
Spieth, pictured with his father Shawn, mom Chris, sister Ellie and girlfriend Annie Verret (far right) is the world No. 1 following his 2015 successes. Sam Greenwood/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
Spieth finished on 30 under par at Kapalua, eight shots clear of second-placed defending champion Patrick Reed. He was one shot behind Ernie Els' 2003 winning score on the same course, which is the record under-par total on the PGA Tour. Donald Miralle/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
Spieth, who turned pro a year younger than Woods, needed 77 tournaments to reach seven wins. Woods reached that tally from 38 starts and had 18 wins after 77. Harry How/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
Horton Smith, pictured circa 1925, won 10 tournaments before he turned 22, when the PGA Tour was in its infancy and golf was a mixture of professional and amateur competitions. General Photographic Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images/file