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Spieth stumbles but still keeps Masters lead

One round away from another green jacket, Jordan Spieth couldn't help but look back.

A victory in the Masters was starting to look inevitable Saturday when Spieth stood on the 17th tee with a four-shot lead. The wind that caused so much havoc had subsided. Rory McIlroy was out of the picture. Spieth had just made five big putts in a row, three of them for birdie.

Two holes later, he found himself explaining what went wrong.

Sure, he had the lead for the seventh straight round at Augusta National, but just barely. Two wild tee shots, two poor wedges and five putts at the end of an already wild ride left Spieth with only a one-shot lead.

And it left the Masters...

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