Jordan Spieth the young Master joins greats after stunning Augusta success

• Spieth wins his first major at 21 in wire-to-wire victory
• Texan wins by four shots from Justin Rose and Phil Mickelson
• Masters 2015: final round – as it happened
• Darren Clarke welcomes Tiger Woods’ return to form

Precious few major championships are defined by a single player. Those that are offer a nod towards either current or impending greatness. At just 21, Jordan Spieth now deserves his place among golfing aristocracy.

What a tremendous Masters climax this would have been, minus Spieth as the detached, triumphant part of the field. Over four days, the Texan looked like a kid playing a golfing computer game with the cheat password typed in. Seasoned onlookers could be seen scratching their heads, flicking back through history for comparison. They weren’t readily found.

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