Paul Casey: 'Spieth was flawless'

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• Casey shoots 69, Spieth shoots 66
• "It was absolutely flawless,' says Casey
• Says American has 'something special'

THE MASTERS | Paul Casey

Paul Casey has described Jordan Spieth’s opening 66 at Augusta National today as “absolutely flawless”.


And he added that there is “something about” Spieth, the defending champion, that puts him in the same category as Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson.

“It's obvious he's a major champion," said Casey. "He just exudes that sort of, whatever that is, that you expect from... a major champion. I don't know. I haven't given too much thought about it. But just know there's something different, something cool.

"It's the way he walks. It's the way he stands. It goes all the way through from the way he speaks and the way he shakes your hand and the way he deals with people, as well. It's wonderful."

Casey, 38, fired a three-under 69 and got a front row seat to watch the world No.2 go about his defence today at a gusty Augusta, and he loved every minute. Spieth opened with a bogey-free six-under 66.

Talking on the Golf Channel, David Duval said Spieth was in “complete control of everything”.

Paul Casey - 'Absolutely flawless'


“I was impressed,” Casey said of his playing partner. “It was a flawless round of golf, absolutely flawless. I played a wonderful round of golf, but it was great to have a front row seat to watch that.”

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