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Spieth, Behr, Womble share lead at US Juniors

ADA, Mich. – Defending champion Jordan Spieth of Dallas shot a 5-under 67 on Monday to share the first-round lead with Sephen Behr of Florence, S.C., and Davis Womble of High Point, N.C. at the U.S. Junior National Championship.

Wyndham Clark of Greenwood Village, Colo., Curtis Thompson of Coral Springs, Fla., Bobby Wyatt of Mobile, Ala., and Shugo Imahira of Bradenton, Fla., were one stroke back on the Classic Course at Egypt Valley Country Club.

The field of 156 players will be cut to 64 following Tuesday’s second round of stroke play. The championship’s 18-hole match play segment is scheduled to begin Wednesday with first-round matches. Second- and third-round matches are scheduled for Thursday while the quarterfinals and semifinals are slated for Friday. The 36-hole final match is scheduled for Saturday.



The 16-year-old Spieth, who won last year at Trump National in New Jersey and has committed to the University of Texas, is seeking to join Tiger Woods as the only players to win multiple U.S. Juniors titles. Woods won three straight from 1991-93.

Spieth finished tied for 16th at the PGA’s Byron Nelson Championship in May, six strokes behind winner Jason Day.


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