Jordan Spieth walks down the 18th hole during the RBC Heritage Pro-Am at Harbour Town Golf Links on April 16, 2014 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

AFP News - Jordan Spieth will try to shake off the disappointment of his Sunday fade at the Masters when he tees it up on Thursday at the US PGA Tour's Heritage. The 20-year-old Texan had a two-stroke lead wi…

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