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Spieth Leads Masters For Fifth Straight Round


Blustery Conditions Hold Down Low Scores

By John Ventola

Jordan Spieth seems intent on becoming only the fourth golfer to win two consecutive Masters. The 22-year-old Dallas native, who parlayed his scintillating opening round 64 last year to capture his first major with a record-setting 18 under par, used an early morning start and a solid, bogey-free round Thursday to set the tone for this year’s tournament. Spieth’s 6 under par 66 gives him a two-shot lead over a group of international challengers heading into the second round. Continue reading