Jordan Spieth makes a 9 in the first round of the 2017 Masters
Jordan Spieth Stalker Masters

Jordan Spieth makes a 9 in the first round of the 2017 Masters


Jordan Spieth made a quadruple-bogey 9 on the par-5 15th in the first round of the 2017 Masters on Thursday, in his first round after making a quadruple-bogey 7 on the par-3 12th in the final round a year ago.

Spieth found the water in front of the par 5 with his third shot into the hole, which is playing into the wind and proving to be one of the most difficult on the course in Round 1. His ball found dry land but then spun back in the water down the shaved bank.

With his fifth shot, Spieth's attempted pitch went too far, going beyond the green and close to No. 16 tee. On his sixth shot, Spieth hit his chip too hard, running down the green and coming just a few feet shy of finding the water hazard again.

It's at this point that bad luck took over. Spieth's putt for a double-bogey 7 hit something on the green, bouncing up and leaving an 8-footer for triple bogey, which he missed.


New subscribers to our weekly email newsletter from October 15 through December 15 will be entered to win a pair of PeakVision sunglasses of their choice! PeakVision's Dual Zone technology prevents glare while offering unparalleled clarity that's perfect for golfers. The patented PeakVision lens enhances the golfer's ability to see the contours of the greens better with high-definition amber lens which provide three times the definition than the naked eye, and we want you to experience the difference for yourself. (Rules and regulations)

About the author

Golf News Net

Golf News Net

We use the Golf News Net byline sometimes just to change things up. But, it's one of us humans writing the story, we promise.

Sometimes we post sponsored content from this account, and it is labeled as such. We also occasionally include links to products and services from which we could make a small percentage of a sale through affiliate programs.