Jordan Spieth’s 2016 is going to be remembered most for what didn’t happen. He didn’t win the Masters, despite heading to the back nine at Augusta National with a four-stroke lead. However, Spieth has also won three times this year, including an eight-shot rout at the Tournament of Champions, a dramatic win at Colonial in his native Texas and, recently, a playoff win at the Australian Open.
While 2016 hasn’t been nearly as mind-blowing as his two-major, five-win, FedEx Cup-taking 2015, Spieth has enjoyed a good year.
“I would say a B, B-plus,” Spieth said Wednesday at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas. “I wish I was in contention more than once in the majors, so that was a bit of a letdown.”
Spieth wasn’t a factor in the final three majors of the year, going T-37 at the U.S. Open, T-30 at the British Open and T-13 at the PGA Championship. Spieth, in his view, didRead More »from Jordan Spieth rates his 2016 as a 'B-plus'