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Spieth in final pairing with 'Mr. Watson'

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AUGUSTA, Ga. – Jordan Spieth has been paired with Bubba Watson exactly once before, during last year’s edition of The Barclays.

Just because he’s met him, though, won’t stop the 20-year-old from referring to his final-round Masters playing partner as simply "Bubba."

As usual, Spieth will opt for the more formal “Mister.”


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“Anybody older than me,” he said of whom gets saddled with that prefix.

As for this instance, he added with a smile, “Yeah, Mr. Watson, for sure. Just because it'll mess with him.”