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Stricker, MacKenzie Lead Valspar; Spieth Makes Cut

Jordan Spieth holed three shots from off the green and made the cut with one shot to spare Friday in the Valspar Championship at Palm Harbor, Fla.

Now he has to figure out how to catch up to Steve Stricker and Will MacKenzie.

Stricker, playing for only the fifth time this year, holed out from the 10th fairway for eagle and made a 60-foot birdie putt across the fourth green for a 5-under 66 that gave him a share of the lead with MacKenzie, who had a 67.

They were at 5-under 137, one shot ahead of Bill Haas (67), Graham DeLaet (66) and Daniel Berger (68).

Spieth is just happy to be joining them. He opened with a 76 and was in danger of missing the cut, especially...

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