Is the Jordan Spieth reclamation project complete or does it remain a work in progress?
Was winning the Valero Texas Open two months ago, ending a winless drought edging toward four years, enough?
What about finishing in the top four in six of his last 11 starts?
There’s a good case to be made that Spieth has played as well as anyone since February.
But then …
He had chances to win both the AT&T Byron Nelson and the Charles Schwab Challenge recently and couldn’t find the magic on Sunday. Spieth rarely looked in control of his game in the final round at Colonial where he finished second to Jason Kokrak.
On Sundays, Spieth ranks T126th in scoring average on the PGA Tour, not good but better than the previous two seasons, Certainly nothing like 2017 when he led the tour in final-round scoring, his best season by his own estimation.
Considering where he was to where he is now, Spieth’s reclamation seems nearly complete.
Just don’t say he’s back.
“I hate the word ‘back,’ I hate that, ‘He’s back.’ I never went a...
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