Jordan Spieth: "I had it in my hands"

Jordan Spieth admits that he is disappointed to narrowly miss out on claiming The Masters title in Augusta after carding a 72 on his final round to finish joint-second.

Jordan Spieth has admitted that his putting let him down as he finished in joint-second in The Masters at Augusta.

The 20-year-old finished five-under in the tournament after carding a 72 on his final round, and was made to rue bogeys on eighth, ninth and 12th, while Bubba Watson held his nerve to claim his second green jacket.

Spieth told reporters: "It was so much fun, even if I did not show it on the back nine. Although it stings right now I will be back and I can't wait to be back. That's what's on my mind because it's tough being in this position

"I've worked my whole life to lead in The Masters on Sunday, I had it in my hands and could have gone forward with it and didn't quite make the putts and that's what it came down to.

"Hats off to Bubba. He's a deserving Masters champion this year. He played some incredible golf to make his pars down the stretch."

Spieth turned only turned professional in December 2012.

2014 Masters champion Bubba Watson receives his green jacket from last year's winner Adam Scott at Augusta National Golf Club, Georgia on April 13, 2014
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