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Jordan Spieth Assured Appearance Fee In The Vicinity Of $1M At Australian Open

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 11 / 21 / 17

Jordan Spieth's appearance fee for playing in the Australian Open in Sydney from Thursday will be "in the vicinity" of $1M, sources said, according to Andrew Both of REUTERS. But it is "all money well spent," according to Golf Australia CEO Stephen Pitt, who said that the British Open champion's app...

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