Spieth never really suffered. Certainly not like Phil Mickelson, who came close so many times before finally winning his first major title.
The golf world has a refreshing new champion. And lucky for the sports world, he’s exemplary on and off the course.
Jordan Spieth posted the lowest 54-hole score in Masters history by shooting a 2-under 70 Saturday, sending him to the final round with a four-stroke lead.
While Spieth was gaining more fame with his brilliant play, his mentor, two-time Masters champion and fellow Texan Ben Crenshaw, played his very last Masters after 44 appearances.
Jordan Spieth shot a stellar 8-under 64 in the first round Thursday at Augusta National, nine birdies overall — his only blemish was a bogey on the 15th.
Jordan Spieth was already the hottest player on the PGA Tour. He kept right on going at the Masters.
Two players seemingly headed in opposite directions are hogging all the headlines. But let’s not forget the other potential contenders, a lengthy list led by defending champ Bubba Watson.
With Tiger Woods at Augusta and with the status of his game still a mystery, this year’s tournament should be more exciting than ever.
He tees off Thursday afternoon. For all the questions about his game, the score will be the measure of his game, just like always.
More relevant than any of Woods’ shots — including his chipping, which looked fine — was the atmosphere. The real test comes Thursday, when the shots count.
While talking with Craig about Tiger’s highly anticipated return, Boomer — having played at the famed Augusta National a few weeks back — wondered about Woods’ shaky short game.
Tiger Woods ended a week of speculation and debate over the state of his game Friday by announcing he will play next week in the Masters.
Woods has not played since he withdrew at Torrey Pines on Feb. 5. A week later, he said he would return to competition when he had the game for it.
Will Tiger Woods’ big return come at the Masters? Right now it’s anybody’s guess. But a big hint could be sitting on a tarmac in Augusta.
He’s come from humble beginnings. He’s never had a golf lesson in his life. And he loves to do things his own way. That’s Bubba Watson, and he is the proud winner of two green jackets in three years.