Jordan Spieth signs sponsorship deal with Coca-Cola
Between tour earnings and sponsorship deals, Jordan Spieth is swimming in coins like Scrooge McDuck.
Spieth, who topped Golf Digest's new Top Earners list, has signed a deal with Coca-Cola.
"Coca-Cola has always been associated with iconic sporting events and some of the world's greatest athletes, so this is an incredibly cool opportunity for me," Spieth said in a statement. "As a brand ambassador, I look forward to growing awareness for the sport of golf globally and engaging with fans in exciting new ways."
According to a statement from Coca-Cola, Spieth will be featured in a "steady stream of initiatives throughout the PGA Tour season. As an Olympic hopeful, he also will become a member of Coca-Cola¹s 6-Pack of Olympians and Paralympians during the run up to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games."
The brand is no stranger to golf. Bobby Jones starred in an advertising campaign for Coca-Cola in 1947, and serves as the presenting sponsor of the Tour Championship. Although the company hasn't released details, ESPN's Darren Rovell reports it is a multi-year agreement, similar in pay to Coca-Cola's contract with LeBron James.
Along with Coca-Cola, Spieth's endorsement portfolio includes Under Armour, AT&T, Titleist, Rolex, SuperStroke and NetJets.