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Spieth stays in contention at Nelson

Spieth comfortable with putter, crowds as he climbs Nelson leader board

Dallas resident Jordan Spieth says his success on the greens during the early stages of the AT&T Byron Nelson has helped him relax and enjoy playing in his hometown PGA Tour event. Spieth is -11 through two rounds and ended his round Friday with a
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Dallas resident Jordan Spieth says his success on the greens during the early stages of the AT&T Byron Nelson has helped him relax and enjoy playing in his hometown PGA Tour event. Spieth is -11 through two rounds and ended his round Friday with a

Large crowds followed Jordan Spieth during his Friday round at the AT&T Byron Nelson Championship as he made the turn at 4-under.

Marshals reminded the six-deep spectators at the No. 1 tee box, Spieth’s 10th hole, that no pictures are allowed.

Still, six cell phones were spotted as Spieth teed off No. 1. Hundreds of spectators ringed the No. 1 green.

Spieth’s drive actually glanced off a TV photographer in the group headed toward the No. 1 green, but no harm no foul.

Thursday’s rains have still had an effect on the course, so players are again allowed to improve their lie — lift, clean, and place.

The young PGA TOUR star fired a 64 in the second round at TPC Four Seasons in Las Colinas.

Dallas resident Jordan Spieth fired a 65 in Friday's second round and walked off the course with a share of the Byron Nelson lead at -11. He credited a cutback on mistakes for his success in the early rounds. Video by Jimmy Burch

Dallas resident Jordan Spieth, the No. 2 player in the world golf rankings who seeks his first finish better than 16th in the AT&T Byron Nelson, says he is more comfortable during rounds this year in Irving. Spieth opened with a 64 and had a morni

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