The Masters 2015: Jordan Spieth First On Leaderboard After Record At Augusta National,

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Apr 10, 2015 10:40 PM EDT
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Jordan Spieth of the United States watches his tee shot on the tenth hole during the second round of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 10, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia. "

Jordan Spieth is first on the leaderboard at the 2015 Masters tournament after putting up a record 36-hole score with his round on Friday and he is in the lead at Augusta National in the third round on Saturday and he is first over Charley Hoffman, Justin Rose, Dustin Johnson, Paul Casey, Phil Mickelson, Ernie Els and Kevin Na, while Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods are in the mix for the weekend.

Last year Spieth finished in second behind Bubba Watson and heading into the weekend the young star is in the lead and he has had it since the first round. Spieth put up a round of 64 on Thursday and he came through with a six under 66 on Friday and that set a 36-hole record at Augusta. According to the Associated Press, Spieth would be the first wire-to-wire winner of the Masters if he holds onto the lead through Saturday and Sunday since 1976.

Spieth is just 21-years-old and he is emerging as a star on the PGA Tour after putting up the lowest opening round at the Masters in nearly two decades. Spieth was excellent last year at Augusta and he finished his round on Friday with five birdies on the final 10 holes.

Paul Casey, Justin Rose and Dustin Johnson are seven strokes back at seven under behind Spieth, while Phil Mickelson is six under par. Spieth put up tournament record for the lowest 36-hole score after his round on Friday.

Check here for more from the Masters and the 2015 leaderboard. 

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