Spieth never really suffered. Certainly not like Phil Mickelson, who came close so many times before finally winning his first major title.
Jordan Spieth made Friday feel like Sunday at the Masters. Fans rose to their feet and applauded when Spieth walked onto the 12th tee, and for the next two hours, ovations greeted him on tee boxes and greens.
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.
Rory McIlroy is the odds-on favorite to win the 2015 Masters. Jordan Spieth and Bubba Watson look to lead a field that includes Tiger Woods.
J.B. Holmes won the Shell Houston Open with a strong final round. Along with McIlroy, Watson and Spieth, he’s a favorite going into The Masters.
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.
This time around, McIlroy, Scott, Bubba or Spieth could come up with the highlight that lasts a lifetime. But it won’t come from Woods.
Rory McIlroy’s historic quest should be the talk of Augusta National. And it probably would have been, had Tiger Woods not decided that his game was sharp enough to compete in his 20th Masters.
Rory McIlroy now has something else that once belonged to Tiger Woods — the cover of EA Sports’ latest video game.
When we look back at 2014, these are some of the games — not to mention stock-car races, tennis finals and golf rounds — we’ll remember the most.
McIlroy joined Tiger Woods, Greg Norman and Nick Price as the only multiple winners of the Jack Nicklaus Award since it began in 1990.
So, in case you didn’t notice, the Ray Rice elevator video release dominated news this week, but life and drama in the sports world did go on. Here are the top 6 you may have missed this week.
Jim Furyk was steady. Jason Day was wild. Both wound up with a share of the lead Saturday at The Barclays.