AUGUSTA, Ga. – It may surprise some that Jordan Spieth considered the “key moment” in Sunday’s final round at the Masters a chip with three holes to play and a commanding lead.
Spieth, who was leading by four strokes at the time, pulled his 7-iron tee shot left of the 16th green and into a familiar spot.
“I'm sitting there going, this is I think [where] Tiger was in 2005. This is the shot. Let's chip this thing in,” he said, referring to Woods’ chip-in for birdie 10 years ago.
“That's arguably the greatest shot that's ever been hit in major championship golf given the time and what it meant for him.”
It wasn’t the exact spot from where Woods made history in ’05, but it was close and Spieth chipped his attempt to within 6 feet and converted the par putt to maintain his lead.