Bubba Watson shares third-round Masters lead with ‘young phenomenon’ Jordan Spieth

Sydney, Apr 13: American golf ace Bubba Watson has tied for a share of the lead at the 78th US Masters with fellow American Jordan Spieth with a 74 on Saturday after round three.

The 2012 Masters winner joined young phenomenon Spieth, who is playing in his first Masters at just 20 years and signed for a two-under 70 to be in the equal lead at five-under.

According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the Texas resident is looking to become the first debut winner since Fuzzy Zoeller in 1979 and the youngest ever winner of the green jacket.

The report mentioned that American Matt Kuchar (68) and Swede Jonas Blixt (71) will attempt to capture their first major title from a shot back at four-under, tied for third while Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez shot the round of the tournament with a 66 to move into a tie for fifth with American Ricky Fowler (67). (ANI)