Jordan Spieth pulls ahead at the Masters - NBC Sports

Jordan Spieth pulls ahead at the Masters
Jordan Spieth tees off during the third round of the Masters golf tournament Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
April 13, 2014, 3:54 pm

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) Jordan Spieth has holed out from a bunker and pushed himself to a two-shot lead in the final round of the Masters.

Spieth put his tee shot in the sand right of the green at the par-3 fourth hole Sunday. He knocked the next one in for an unlikely birdie that took his score to 7 under.

The 20-year-old Spieth is trying to become the youngest major champion since 1931 and youngest Masters winner ever. He pulled ahead of Bubba Watson in the final group with a 12-foot birdie putt at the second.

Watson, the 2012 Masters champion, lost more ground with a bogey at the third. He rebounded to make a birdie at the fourth, leaving him at 5 under.

Matt Kuchar and Jonas Blixt are three shots behind.

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