Spieth inks deal

NEW YORK: Top-ranked golfer Jordan Spieth, the reigning Masters and US Open champion, has signed a multi-year endorsement deal with Coca-Cola, the company announced Wednesday. Spieth, a 22-year-old American, overtook Tiger Woods as the sports leading money spinner in 2015 according to Golf Digest with $53 million in prize money and sponsorships, including a $30m clothing deal with Under Armour, to $48.5m for Woods. “This is an incredibly cool opportunity for me,” Spieth said. “As a brand ambassador, I look forward to growing awareness for the sport of golf globally and engaging with fans in exciting new ways.” Spieth will be featured on television and social media as well as product packaging and billboards.