Pomp & circumstance for Jordan Spieth

Senior hopes high school graduation takes backseat during Byron Nelson Championship

Updated: May 24, 2011, 4:04 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

DALLAS -- Some things have changed in Jordan Spieth's life since the Dallas teenager surprised the golf world a year ago by not only making the cut at the HP Byron Nelson Championship, but racing up the leaderboard before faltering a bit on the back nine on Sunday.

Spieth, now 17, isn't the same lanky kid who looked like he might have trouble keeping his balance in a strong Texas wind. He's added 20 pounds of muscle, putting down his clubs for a few months over the winter to bulk up in ...

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