Spieth joins Watson in Masters lead

The Sports NetworkApril 11, 2014 

Augusta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Jordan Spieth had two birdies and a bogey on both sides Saturday, and that helped him move into a tie for the lead at the 78th Masters.

Spieth shot 2-under 70 to finish 54 holes at 5-under-par 211. Second-round leader Bubba Watson stumbled to a 2-over 74 to slip into a tie for the lead.

Watson, the 2012 champion, had won just once in eight tries when holding the 36-hole lead.

Spieth could break all kinds of records if he were to win on Sunday. If he wins, he would be youngest Masters champion ever. Spieth would also be the fourth player to win the Masters in his first appearance at Augusta National.

Matt Kuchar carded a 4-under 68 to jump into a share of third place at minus-4. He stands alongside Jonas Blixt, who managed a 1-under 71 in round three.

Miguel Angel Jimenez and Rickie Fowler were the first two players to break 68 this week. Jimenez fired a 6-under 66 to grab a share of fifth place at 3- under 213, while Fowler posted a 5-under 67 to also end at minus-3.


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