PGA Tour

Spieth feeling good for Deutsche Bank

2016-08-31 11:20
Jordan Spieth (Getty Images)

Cape Town - Jordan Spieth has taken much confidence from his putting following the recent Barclays on the weekend.

His American compatriot, Patrick Reed came from behind to win The Barclays on Sunday to claim his fifth PGA Tour title and finishing at nine-under 275 for a one-stroke victory.

While Spieth didn't win around Bethpage Black on Sunday, his T10 finish was his eighth top ten of the year.

"I leave here on a big-time high," the world No 3 said as he heads to TPC Boston for the Deutsche Bank Championship next week.

"I knew coming in the putting was going to be down because I hadn't worked on it to the extent I usually do.

"I told Michael (Greller) on 10 that I wanted to have a good look at birdie on every hole coming in, which on this back nine is really hard to do. And I had a legitimate chance, other than 16, on making birdie on every hole."

While Spieth only sank one of those chances on the bank nine during his two under 69, that hasn't appeared to affect his confidence going forward.

Spieth is arguably the best putter on the PGA Tour, being ranked first in putting average, second in one-putt percentage and second in putts per round.

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