Tale of two nines for amateur Jordan Spieth
SAN FRANCISCO -- After playing his first 10 holes in even par, amateur Jordan Spieth got stung by what many here at the Olympic Club are calling the most difficult six-hole stretch to start a golf course.
The University of Texas golfer bogeyed four of the first five holes on the front nine to shoot a 4-over 74.
Spieth, who is making his first major championship appearance, only got into the U.S. Open after PGA Tour pro Brandt Snedeker withdrew with a rib injury.
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