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Jordan Spieth, Patrick Reed tied for U.S. Open lead

Jordan Spieth, Patrick Reed tied for U.S. Open lead

Jordan Spieth has always seemed worldly beyond his years, and now it seems as if his golf is maturing by the round. Being freshly fitted for a Masters green jacket does wonders for that. On a Chambers Bay track primed with so many pitfalls that even a guy with no pulse could get steamed, the emotional and demonstrative Spieth has (mostly) managed his temper as well as his game to put himself in a position to win a second consecutive major at age 21. Trying to back up his win in April at Augusta National, Spieth used the smooth greens and benign conditions Friday morning to score a three-under-par 67. Hours later, in the fading sunlight, Patrick Reed came up an inch short on his par...

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