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March 10, 2016

Jordan Spieth shoots 76 in Day 1 at Valspar Championship

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If Jordan Spieth hopes to defend his Valspar Championship title, he's going to need a major turnaround, and fast.

The No. 1 player in the world stumbled to a four-over 39 in his first nine holes on the Copperhead Course at Innisbrook. Spieth's tee shots were all over the map, leading to just two greens hit on the side.

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Spieth was unable to right the ship on the second nine, as he failed to make a birdie on the way to posting a 37. The 76 total leaves Spieth miles behind early leader Keegan Bradley, who turned in a four-under 67.

As only a handful of players own a higher first-round score than Spieth, the 22-year-old has work to do on Friday just to make the cut.