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Saturday's Birdies and Bogeys

Who were the winners and losers on Saturday at Augusta National? It's time to take a closer look with another edition of birdies and bogeys.

April 12, 2014
Jordan Spieth

Birdie: Jordan Spieth

There is much on the line for the 20-year-old Sunday, most importantly the chance to become the youngest Masters champion in history and also the first rookie to win a green jacket since Fuzzy Zoeller in 1979. But to get into position to make such history, the 20-year-old Texan needed a day like Saturday where he shot a no-nonsense two-under 70 to grab a share of the lead at five under with Bubba Watson after starting the day four strokes back. If Spieth has reason to smile Saturday night, it will be recalling the impressive approach shot he hit on the par-4 14th, his ball landing gently to the left of the hole and trickling to within a foot for a tap-in birdie. He made another birdie on the 15th and three steady pars to close out the round and gain a place in Sunday's final pairing.
-- Ryan Herrington
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