Kevin Garside

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Jordan Spieth: Masters winner takes inspiration from his sister – ‘the best thing’ in his family

Spieth's 14-year-old sister, Ellie, is autistic and a profound source of inspiration

Jordan Spieth celebrates a par on 16

Masters 2015 results: Jordan Spieth wins his first major championship after equalling Tiger Woods' Masters record of 18-under-par

Spieth led from the opening day on Thursday and never looked back as he claimed his first ever Green Jacket

Carl Jackson with Ben Crenshaw on the first hole during Wednesday's Par 3 contest

Masters 2015: Augusta’s reverence for old masters is a valuable lesson for today’s big hitters

COMMENT: Stars of today can learn a thing or two from the history books

Rory McIlroy reacts to a poor shot on the fifth
Jordan Spieth plays his approach shot to the second at Augusta

Masters 2015 report: Calm and collected Jordan Spieth rewrites history to tighten grip on Augusta lead

Spieth was operating on a different level on day two

Jordan Spieth celebrates his brilliant opening round at The Masters
Rory McIlroy watches closely as his ball flies between the trees during his practice round at Augusta on Wednesday

Masters 2015: Tiger Woods's return grips Augusta but Rory McIlroy eyes destiny

World No 1 relieved to get his shot at Grand Slam at last

The world No 104 Tiger Woods walks past blooming azaleas at Augusta National on Tuesday

Masters 2015: Tiger Woods - 'I've worked my ass off... my game is now ready to win'

The former world No 1 is back and full of confidence that he can be victorious among the dogwoods. But signs from his practice round suggest it's too much too soon

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Masters 2015: 'Fan' Danny Willett primed to make flying start on belated Masters debut

That win, the biggest of his career, catapulted him up the rankings and into the Masters field for the first time

Rory McIlroy should be in the mix come Sunday evening

Rory McIlroy: What's the story as world No 1 bids to finally win the Masters

It is golf’s greatest tournament, he its greatest player. Yet so far the Masters is the one major to elude Rory McIlroy. But, as Kevin Garside reports, while there can be no guarantee of a victory, the sport is desperate for its young superstar to triumph and his success would be almost as welcome in America as it would in the UK

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