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Spieth struggles at windy Innisbrook

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The number one golfer in the world is in the Tampa Bay area this weekend. Unless he plays much better on Friday than he did on Thursday, Jordan Spieth won’t be here on Saturday. Spieth, the defending champion in the Valspar Championship, shot a five-over-par 76 to finish in a tie for 117th, nine shots behind tournament co-leaders Keegan Bradley, Charles Howell III and Ken Duke. The field battled blustery winds at Innisbrook’s Copperhead course in Palm Harbor. “I got…

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Year in Review: Jordan Spieth is top PGA story for 2015

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The PGA Tour crowned a new champion in 2015 and by all indications, this will not be his last. Jordan Spieth won two major tournaments, the first two of his career, and had a chance to win all four. Spieth’s victory at the Masters in April, vaulted him to international prominence. The golfing world pays attention when anyone puts on the victor’s Green Jacket. Tampa Bay area fans, however, got a look at a budding superstar four weeks earlier. At…

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