Jordan Spieth closed out Saturday's third round of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions with a flourish. If a near-albatross that turned into a 10-foot eagle putt can be considered a "flourish."
On the par-5 18th hole at Kapalua's Plantation Course, Spieth had 250 yards to the pin. And this shot was almost perfect, as it runs up and just nicks the flagstick:
The entire tournament has been one Jordan Spieth highlight reel. Earlier in the round, he made a 46-foot birdie putt. And on Friday, he holed out from the fringe for another eagle.
DEADLY FROM LONG DISTANCE: Spieth drains 46-foot birdie putt
Not suprisingly, he's now five shots ahead of Brooks Koepka after firing a third-round 65. In 54 holes at Kapalua, he's had just one bogey.
Jordan Spieth just keeps adding to the highlight reel this week.
FRIDAY AT KAPALUA: Spieth chips in for eagle at No. 9
On Friday, he chipped in for an eagle. On Saturday, he faced a 46-foot putt for birdie on No. 12 -- and here's what happened:
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At the time, Brooks Koepka -- with nine birdies on his first 15 holes -- had cut Spieth's lead to just one shot. But the No. 1 player in the world answered right back.
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