By Ann Liguori
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Jordan Spieth shot a stellar 8-under 64 in the first round Thursday at Augusta National, nine birdies overall — his only blemish was a bogey on the 15th.
A 9-under 63 would have tied the Masters record for low round (Nick Price shot a 63 in the 1986 Masters in the third round and Greg Norman’s 63 came in his opening round in 1996).
Spieth said he wasn’t even aware of his score at that point, only that he thought he played it too safe on 15 and used the wrong club, contributing to his bogey after he overcooked his approach shot.
“I was frustrated because I felt like we played it too safe,” reflected Spieth about his club selection, using a hybrid, for his approach shot on the 15th. “If I hit a 4-iron solid, it’s a…
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