Only three golfers have ever won back-to-back Masters titles
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Only three golfers have ever won back-to-back Masters titles

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Jordan Spieth is looking to make history on Sunday at the 2016 Masters. A lot of history.

First and foremost, Spieth is looking to become only the fourth player to win back-to-back Masters titles, joining Jack Nicklaus (1965 and '66), Nick Faldo (1989 and '90) and Tiger Woods (2001 and '02).


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He's also trying to become the first player in major championship history to win consecutive titles in a single major in back-to-back (no ties) fashion.

Spieth has led the Masters alone for an unprecedented seven consecutive rounds dating back to last year. He's had at least a share of the lead at the end of eight of the last nine Masters rounds. He's had at least a share of the lead in all of the last nine.

This isn't a distinction Spieth would necessarily want, but Spieth could become the 11th Masters winner to play two rounds over par during the championship:

Zach Johnson - 2007
Nick Faldo - 1989
Craig Stalder - 1982
Tommy Aaron - 1973
Jack Nicklaus - 1972
Jack Nicklaus - 1963
Art Wall Jr. - 1959
Arnold Palmer - 1958
Sam Snead - 1954
Sam Snead - 1949

Spieth would also become only the second player in Masters history to win two of his first three Masters appearance (Horton Smith, 1934 and '36).

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