New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady probably is the most competitive athlete in all of sports, and one of the top golfers in the world found out during a friendly round at Augusta.
Jordan Spieth, who's won three majors (including the 2015 Masters), shared a great story during a recent appearance on "The Dan Patrick Show" of when he and Brady played a round at the legendary course, and how the Patriots quarterback showed his ultra-competitive side when the final hole didn't go his way.
“We had a 2-on-2 match," Spieth said. "I ended up (making birdie on) the 18th. He had a stroke on the 18th. I hit in there a few feet. He drove it up, almost too close the green and tried to hit a flop shot, left it in the bunker, made bogey. Match was tied, so I won. He made bogey and I made birdie for a two-shot flip on the last.
"And you’re supposed to go in at Augusta and have lunch, and hang out, and he didn’t say a word to me for like an hour and a half. I mean, the most competitive -- I feel like I’ve very, very competitive -- and he is the most competitive human being I’ve ever met."
Brady probably went a little too far in this instance, but this is the type of competitiveness that has fueled him his entire career. And how can you argue with the results -- the man just won his sixth Super Bowl title, the most of any one player in NFL history.
The 41-year-old quarterback has no plans to retire anytime soon, but when he does leave the NFL, don't expect his competitive fire to burn out.
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