Golf News

Jordan Spieth Misses Sony Open Cut After Leading First Round

Jordan Spieth Misses Sony Open Cut After Leading First Round

On Thursday evening, Jordan Spieth found himself in a share of the lead at the Sony Open (opens in new tab), with an opening six-under 64 putting him in fine position for another crack at yet another PGA Tour title.

However, Friday was a completely different story for the three-time Major winner, as he carded five bogeys in an eight hole stretch for a five-over 75. The 11-shot difference between his first two rounds was the worst of his career, and put Spieth as just the second player, in the last four years, to hold a first round lead/co-lead and miss the cut.

jordan spieth hitting driver

Spieth’s last victory on the PGA Tour came in April 2022 at the RBC Heritage

(Image credit: Getty Images)

Ironically, the American only hit one less fairway on Friday than he did on Thursday. The difference though came with approach shots into the green and his putting. Hitting 15 greens in regulation on the first day, as well as gaining over 3.5 strokes on and around them, he would only hit 11 on Friday and lose a staggering 3 strokes from around the greens.


Click Here to Read the Full Original Article at Golf Monthly RSS Feed…