2016 Augusta Masters Golf: Spieth arrives leader to the final day, Sergio Garcia sinks
ordan Spieth will emerge as leader to the last round at Augusta National after enduring in the highest classification after the hard day on Saturday. Spieth accumulates 7 consecutive days as leader of the Masters at Augusta, a new record that puts you in a privileged position to get his second green jacket.
On Saturday it was very difficult for the players because of the wind that made only 4 players handed cards under par. They are also only 4 players remaining under par and field and several have options because Spieth signed some bad 17 and 18 left him with -3 and gave hope to their pursuers.
Spieth almost had the tournament in his pocket before those last few holes because a birdie on the 15th placed him with four shots ahead. However, he failed the streets 17 and 18 in which he finished with bogey and double bogey leaving his lead in one fell swoop.
Debutant Smylie Kaufman with a card -3 stood at one stroke and two are veteran Bernhard Langer and Hideki Matsuyama also sank slightly in the last few holes but still with options to get the first large for Japan. Players like Jason Day and Justin Johnson are also options after finishing 3 strokes off the lead.
Anyone who does not fight for the top positions on the last day will be Sergio Garcia who signed his worst card in Augusta with 81 strokes. The Spanish is with +9 tied at position 41. Best he went to Rafael Cabrera-Bello with a card on the day +3 to +6 in global positioning tied it in position 32.