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Meet the woman behind Masters champion Jordan Spieth - childhood sweetheart Annie Verret

Published 13/04/2015 | 11:39

Jordan Speith and girlfriend Annie Verret (Instagram)
Jordan Speith and girlfriend Annie Verret (Instagram)
Jordan Spieth of the United States and girlfriend Annie Verret arrive at Edinburgh Airport ahead of the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles
Jordan Spieth of the US kisses girlfriend, Annie Verret, as he celebrates winning the 79th Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club
Jordan Spieth of the United States is greeted by his girlfriend Annie Verret behind the 18th green after Spieth's four-stroke victory at the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club
(Back row L-R) Sybi Kuchar, Jillian Stacey, Tabitha Furyk, Hilary Watson, Angie Watson, Kim Johnson, Erin Walker, Dowd Simpson (front row L-R) Amy Mickelson, Justine Reed, Annie Verret and Kandi Mahan, the wives and partners of the United States team pose prior to the Opening Ceremony ahead of the 40th Ryder Cup

The first person US Masters champion Jordan Spieth ran to after his victory was long-term girlfriend Annie Verret.

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While dozens of women have taken to Twitter to proposition golf's newest rising star, it's his childhood sweetheart that holds his heart.

The pair (both 21) have been dating since they first met at high school in Texas and Verret is regularly supporting her other half as he competes and was spotted crying tears of joy as Spieth claimed his first major title in Augusta yesterday.

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Jordan Spieth of the United States is greeted by his girlfriend Annie Verret behind the 18th green after Spieth's four-stroke victory at the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club
Jordan Spieth of the United States is greeted by his girlfriend Annie Verret behind the 18th green after Spieth's four-stroke victory at the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club

She also joined her partner in Edinburgh last year during the Ryder Cup.

In September, Verret graduated from Texas Tech University with a degree in Business and the pair have been praised for their down-to-earth presence on social media.

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She finished her college career with a 4.0 grade point average and is an Event Coordinator at The First Tee of Greater Dallas, a youth development program which promotes "leadership and life skills" through gold.

Really proud of @annie_verret on an extremely successful college career! #shesgoodlooking #morehairthanme

A photo posted by Jordan Spieth (@jordanspieth) on

The two live together in Dallas, Texas, where Spieth just purchased a home for $2.3m.

Great night at the Buchanan wedding with @annie_verret and company #1019katiebrad

A photo posted by Jordan Spieth (@jordanspieth) on

Jordan Spieth of the United States and girlfriend Annie Verret arrive at Edinburgh Airport ahead of the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles
Jordan Spieth of the United States and girlfriend Annie Verret arrive at Edinburgh Airport ahead of the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles

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