Troy Merritt hits his tee shot on the 18th hole during the third round of the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links on   Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Photo: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Troy Merritt will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the RBC Heritage but will be looking over his shoulder with a host of big names in th(...)

Jordan Spieth waves to the gallery after making a birdie on the ninth hole, his last,  during the second round of the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links  in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Photograph: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images

A day of low scoring at the RBC Heritage saw American Troy Merritt take the lead on 12 under on the back of equalling the course record with an 11-und(...)

Graeme McDowell hits his third shot on the 15th hole during the first round of the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links   in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Photograph: Tyler Lecka/Getty Images

Former champion Graeme McDowell and America’s Matt Every shared the lead after the first round of the RBC Heritage at Hilton Head, with Jordan Spiet(...)

Masters Champion Jordan Spieth visits the observation deck at The Empire State Building in New York City.Photograph: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images

Masters champion Jordan Spieth is confident he will win more majors in pursuit of world number one Rory McIlroy.Spieth set numerous records on his way(...)

Masters champion Jordan Spieth: “He’s athletic, he’s young, he has the right character and he wins.” Photograph: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

It isn’t all about the money but, in a professional world, of course it matters. Jordan Spieth’s victory in the Masters tournament at Augusta Nationa(...)

Last years champion Bubba Watson helps Jordan Spieth put on the Green Jacket of the 2015 Masters Champion at the 79th Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. Photo: Jim Watson/Getty Images

The Masters has a lot of traditions. One of the smaller ones is that during the champion’s press conference the moderator will always ask the winne(...)

Jordan Spieth wears the green jacket of the 2015 Masters Champion at the 79th Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Sunday. (Photograph: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Jordan Spieth’s yearlong wait to don a green jacket as the winner of golf’s Masters Tournament will pay off. The soft-spoken Texan who is as focused (...)

Jordan Spieth held off the chasing pack with ease to win his first Major title. Photograph: Epa

The Masters was first contested in 1934, but it now comes off as a made-for-TV event. With a natural stage that remains reassuringly familiar, it is a(...)

Golfing legend Jack Nicklaus joined Ewen Murray in the Sky commentary box. Photograph: Timothy A Clary/AFP/Getty Images

With all the hi-tech wizardry on view at the Masters, Grand National and even the Boat Race over the last week, those old clips they kept playing in t(...)

Jordan Spieth of the United States reacts to a par-saving putt on the 16th green during the final round of the 2015 Masters at Augusta National Golf Club , Georgia. Photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

A young master with ice running through his veins, Jordan Spieth took control of his own destiny in this 79th edition of the US Masters. He did it his(...)