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Amateur Spieth holding own at U.S. Open

Updated: June 14, 2012, 7:35 PM ET
By Kevin Maguire

SAN FRANCISCO -- Jordan Spieth got into the U.S. Open only after PGA Tour pro Brandt Snedeker withdrew with a rib injury. The University of Texas golfer, who just finished his freshman year, is so far making the most of his first major championship appearance.

Starting on No. 9 at Olympic Club due to the routing that has players going off the first and ninth tees, Spieth parred his first two holes. A bogey at No. 11 dropped him to 1 over, but he got that shot back with a birdie at the ...

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