Windermere, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – Jordan Spieth started Sunday’s final
round with a 7-shot lead and it only grew from there. Spieth fired a 6-under
66 and he cruised to a dominating 10-stroke win at the Hero World Challenge.
Spieth finished at 26-under-par 262. After setting the 54-hole scoring record,
he easily broke the tournament’s 72-hole scoring mark as well. Davis Love III
(2000) and Tiger Woods (2007) had set the old mark of 266 at Sherwood Country
Spieth dominated at Isleworth Golf & Country Club as he set the record for
largest margin of victory in event history and he became the first player in
tournament history to win in wire-to-wire fashion with no ties.
Henrik Stenson finished a distant second at 16-under-par 272 after a closing
with a 3-under 69. Patrick Reed (68) and Keegan Bradley (70) shared third
place at minus-15.
Jason Day matched Spieth’s 66 and that helped the Australian grab fifth place
at 14-under-par 274. Rickie Fowler (68) and Justin Rose (71) tied for sixth at
Tournament host Tiger Woods overcame at triple-bogey at the 13th en route to
carding an even-par 72. He shared 17th place at even-par 288.
MORE TO FOLLOW.