Jordan Spieth on Wheaties Boxes This Fall - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Jordan Spieth on Wheaties Boxes This Fall

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    The Lone Star State Shines Bright This Holiday Season
    Getty Images
    FORT WORTH, TX - MAY 29: Jordan Spieth poses with the trophy after winning the DEAN & DELUCA Invitational at Colonial Country Club on May 29, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

    Jordan Spieth is joining the long list of athletes to be depicted on a Wheaties cereal box.

    The 2015 Masters and U.S. Open champion said Tuesday he will be on 4 million Wheaties boxes in the fall. Spieth is playing in his hometown Byron Nelson tournament this week in the Dallas area.

    The 23-year-old Spieth said it was "really cool" to be on the Wheaties box because he "used to walk down the aisle of the grocery store whenever my mom used to drag me along and always want to see who was on the cover."

    Spieth first emerged as a 16-year-old amateur at the Nelson in 2010, when he contended on Sunday and finished 4 under. But the Nelson isn't among his nine career PGA Tour wins.


    Get the latest from NBC DFW anywhere, anytime

    • Download the App

      Available for IOS and Android