AUGUSTA, Ga. — Jordan Spieth was on the verge of the greatest run in Masters history. Now he's on the verge of maybe the tournament's greatest collapse.
And yes, possibly bigger than Greg Norman in 1996.
Through nine holes Sunday, Spieth held a five-shot lead. Bogies at 10 and 11, coupled with a pair of birdies by Danny Willett trimmed the lead to one. Still, Spieth could feel in control with two birdie-able par 5s still to come.
But he had to get through the 12th first, and that's when disaster struck.
Tee shot in the water.
Third shot in the water.
Fifth shot in the bunker.
He did manage to get up and down from the bunker, but still.
Quadruple bogey 7.
It's called Amen Corner for a reason. At 5:05 ET, Spieth led by five. By 5:50, he trailed Willett by four strokes. From first place to a tie for fourth in less than anRead More »from Jordan Spieth on the verge of historic collapse at the Masters