Archive for February, 2010

Resurgent Spieth Can Conquer Royal St George’s Next Month

There shouldn’t be much debate about golf’s most improved player in 2021. Sure, Hideki Matsuyama blew away some rust to win the Masters, and Phil Mickelson, of course, did something extraordinary by winning the PGA Championship when most thought he was ready for the seniors’ events, but those were one-off performances. No player in golf has had a turnaround quite like Jordan Spieth.

The Texan has recorded eight Top 10 finishes since February, a run that includes a Valero Open victory and third place in the Masters. He is not quite at the 2015-2017 level of ridiculous dominance, but he is not far off it either. Spieth is most definitely back, and he should be in the hunt for Majors again. The 149th Open (July 15th – 18th) at Royal St George’s should be top of his list. 


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