So pissed off together with his end Saturday at Royal St. George’s, Jordan Spieth jogged off the 18th inexperienced to signal his card and headed straight to the observe placing inexperienced.
Even after a half-hour session, he hadn’t a lot cooled down.
“The end yesterday was about as upset as I’ve taken a end of a spherical to the home,” Spieth mentioned Sunday. “I walked in and mentioned, ‘Is there one thing that I can break?’”
The bogey-bogey end to his third spherical (the latter coming after a 2-foot miss on 18) saved him out of the ultimate group and put him three pictures behind heading into the ultimate spherical.
Solely after dinner did he start to look forward.
“What good does it do to be upset?” Spieth mentioned. “I got here out right now [with a mindset that], sure, I ought to be main the event. That’s how I felt. However now I get to play with a chaser’s mentality, which typically may be with a bit extra freedom.”
Cameras caught Spieth arriving to Royal St. George’s about 2 ½ hours early Sunday, with solely a duffel bag and his putter. Spieth mentioned he wished to hit a couple of putts earlier within the morning on his placing rail to dial in his stroke.
The additional work didn’t seem like useful, at the very least not early, when he made two bogeys in his first six holes to drop off the tempo. Then he rolled in a triple-breaking 20-footer for eagle on 7, and he was off. Birdies on 9 and 10. Two extra on 13 and 14. Similar to that, Spieth had pulled inside one.
“I did the whole lot I may up to now few hours to win this championship,” he mentioned.
However Spieth may by no means pull even with Collin Morikawa. Each gamers shot 66 within the last spherical, however Spieth wound up two pictures shy.
Afterward, he pinpointed the wrongdoer.
“My placing just isn’t the place I need to be in any respect,” he mentioned. “It’s progressing in the suitable route, however it’s not the place it has been. I do know what I must do to get there, and it’s simply very tough to do. I simply wasn’t extraordinarily sharp with the putter this week.”