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Last month Sports Illustrated unveiled its 12 candidates for its eponymous Sportsman of the Year award (or 11 because, let’s be real, American Pharoah is a horse, not a person). As you’d expect, Jordan Spieth made the cut — thanks to his historic run at the Grand Slam, winning the first two majors of the year and the FedEx Cup, along with being named PGA Tour Player of the Year, among many other accolades and achievements in 2015.

Zach Johnson wrote an essay over at Golf.com, making a strong case that Spieth, one of the leading candidates, is most deserving of receiving SI’s coveted award. 

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