Former Longhorn Jordan Spieth is showing why he’s still on top of the golfing world.
Keeping in tradition with his earlier strong appearances, Spieth finished the opening round strongly, birdieing five of the final six holes.
Jordan Spieth birdies 5 of last 6 holes, fires 6-under 66 to lead Masters by 2; Tiger 7 back. pic.twitter.com/Ilregx10qI
— Baily Wilson (@itsbailywilson) April 5, 2018
Jordan Spieth just made another birdie. This is not a recording.
Last five holes:
He heads to 18 with a three shot lead at -7.
— Scott Bell (@ScottBellDMN) April 5, 2018
Spieth finished at -6 and leads the pack at the end of the first round.
— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) April 5, 2018
Since Spieth turned professional in 2012, he has gained 14 wins. He’s won the Masters before in 2015.
At Texas, Spieth won a national championship and was named to the All-American and All-Big 12 first teams. He was also the Big 12 Freshman of the Year and Player of the Year.