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Golf roundup: Jordan Spieth, Jason Day easily win at Dell Match Play

Golf roundup: Jordan Spieth, Jason Day easily win at Dell Match Play

Jordan Spieth had another stress-free day in the Dell Match Play, avoiding some of the drama the 18th hole provided Thursday at Austin, Texas.

Spieth again built a big lead and lost only one hole in a 5-and-4 victor over Victor Dubuisson of France. He has played 30 holes in his two victories, and needs only to halve his match Friday against Justin Thomas to reach the round of 16 at Austin Country Club.

"When you're 3 up and you're striking the ball well on a windy day with a difficult golf course, it's difficult to come from behind," Spieth said.

Jason Day ended any suspense about his back injury — first by showing up, then by hitting his opening drive to...

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