Jordan Spieth’s quadruple-bogey at Augusta National’s par-3 12 shocked viewers around the world and cost him the Masters. How could such an incredibly talented golfer melt down like that? We went back into the video to see exactly what happened—and found something bizarre.
Jordan Spieth lost the Masters by three strokes thanks to his collapse on the back nine, which included a quadruple bogey on a par 3. He recovered a bit and hit birdies on 13 and 15, but a bogey on 17 doomed him to a two-way tie for second with Lee Westwood. In the end, it was the worst collapse at the Masters since…
Jordan Spieth had a fairly comfortable lead through most of the final round of the Masters, until he inexplicably blew the first few holes of Augusta’s back nine. After hitting four straight birdies, Spieth bogied on holes 10 and 11. Then he did, well, this on 12, which was a Par 3.
Augusta National is turning the world’s best golfers into muni course hackers before our eyes. Here are the tournament leaders both playing the carom off the par-3 fourth hole seating section, bumper bowling-style.
We have to resist the hype and hyperbole, because we’ve given in so many times before and been burned: but 2015 really does feel like the year golf moved beyond Tiger Woods.
Former UAB golfer Paul Dunne shot a 6-under 66 at St. Andrews on Sunday, putting him at 12-under for the tournament and tied for the lead after 54 holes, the first time an amateur has led The Open at St. Andrews after three rounds since Bobby Jones in 1927.
After a weekend of gripes about the state of Chambers Bay and the difficulty of the course, Jordan Spieth delivered a masterful second shot on the par-5 18th hole, one that played the wild geometry of the green like a putt-putt course and set the reigning Masters champion up for a two-putt birdie that awarded him…
21-year-old Jordan Spieth smashed Masters tournament records en route to his first major championship, shooting a 70 on the final day to finish 18 under par for the tournament. Spieth is only the fifth competitor to ever lead the Masters wire-to-wire.
You touch Tom Rinaldi only when Tom Rinaldi tells you to touch him.
Here's something to remember if you played 18 this weekend: 19-year-old Jordan Spieth won his first PGA Tour event on Sunday, outlasting David Hearn and 2007 Masters champ Zach Johnson at the John Deere Classic. And it was arguably a long time coming for Spieth. (P.S.: You're so old.)