Spieth and Watson share the lead at Augusta

Updated: April 13, 2014


Jordan Spieth and 2012 Masters Champion Bubba Watson head into the final round at Augusta tied for the lead on 5 under par on what promises to be a thrilling final round.

Spieth shot a third round 2 under par 70 while Watson surrendered his 36 hole initiative when he struggled to a 2 over 74.

There is much at stake for the 20 year old Spieth, victory at the Masters will not only make him the youngest winner of the Green Jacket but also make him only the fourth player to win the tournament on his first attempt.

Matt Kuchar moved into tied third after he carded a 4 under 68. Kuchar who finished third in 2012 sits alongside Jonas Blixt.

Miguel Angel Jimenez and Ricky Fowler shot the lowest rounds of the week to finish on 3 under. Spaniard Jimenez fire a 6 under while Fowler shot 5 under leaving them well placed going into the final round.