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Everybody really, REALLY likes Jordan Spieth – The Best Tweets

An odd thing happened on Sunday afternoon.

No, not Jordan Spieth’s historic Masters performance. That wasn’t odd. By Thursday afternoon, anyone who knows anything about golf probably had a feeling that it was only the beginning of what we all eventually witnessed on Sunday.

The odd thing was what happened after a simple Facebook post we made on Sunday evening, right around the time Spieth was walking up the 18th fairway. We posted a video of a 14-year-old Spieth talking about his ultimate goal – winning The Masters.

It took off.

Not a bad goal at 14 years old.

Posted by Pinehurst Resort on Sunday, April 12, 2015

 

As we wrote this, that Facebook post had been shared more than 130 times and had reached more than 55,000 Facebook users. It seems golf fans…err, patrons have a new favorite player.

So we checked Twitter again.

Yes, something is happening right before our eyes. The kid is beloved, and we are seeing the love affair blossom in real time.

Everybody really, REALLY likes Jordan Spieth. Here is just a sampling of the best tweets to prove it:

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Watch a 14-year-old Jordan Spieth talk about winning The Masters

Perhaps we should add “soothsayer” to Jordan Spieth’s repertoire? Seen in this Dallas TV news piece, check out Spieth’s “ultimate goal” – from when he was 14 years old.

 

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The best thing from Round 1 of The Masters?

This may be the best thing you see from the first round of The Masters all day.

Great, great work by Adam Sarson, one of the must-follows on Twitter, who puts together a gif capturing the honorary tee shots of Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player along with their matching tee shots from 1965.

For video of the entire ceremony – and to hear the jokes by Arnold and Jack – watch it here:

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Our favorite photos from today’s Masters Par 3 Contest

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Just another reason to love Arnold Palmer…

Sounds to us like Arnold Palmer will be hitting ceremonial tee shots at The Masters for a long time:

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