16-year-old Jordan Spieth tied for 7th at Byron Nelson

IRVING, Texas (AP) - Making the cut at the Byron Nelson Championship never was the goal for Jordan Spieth. The 16-year-old insists he's here to win - and he's certainly put himself in contention.

The high school junior shot a 3-under 67 Saturday, his best round yet. That dropped him to 6 under for the tournament, giving him a legitimate chance to win his PGA Tour debut.

Speith trails leader Jason Day by six strokes after three rounds.

Spieth is from Dallas and is the sixth-youngest player to make a cut. The best finish for someone so young was Italy's Matteo Manassero, tying for 13th at the 2009 British Open.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
Sherman 4201 Texoma Pkwy (903) 892 -8123 Ardmore 2624 S. Commerce (580) 223-0946
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 94675994