Peter Lawrie won't be backing Jordan Spieth to defend his title at Augusta

Lawrie doesn't think Spieth can keep it up as we enter the last two days of the Masters

BY Robbie Dunne 18:10 Saturday 9 April 2016, 18:10 9 Apr 2016

Peter Lawrie, Karl McGinty and Dermot Gilleece joined Ger on Off The Ball to discuss what could potentially be one of the most exciting Masters weekends in history.

The panel start off by discussing Tom Watson's legacy as he played Augusta for the last time as a professional, and the choice to make him Ryder Cup captain of the US team.

Watson is a player with a big personality, who would be more than able to give his opinion without holding back, something that may have contributed to his feud with Phil Mickelson.

After a hugely impressive opening round, swiftly followed by a shaky back nine on the second day, the possibility of Jordan Spieth defending his Masters title was also up for discussion.

Perhaps somewhat surprisingly, Peter Lawrie noted that Spieth has looked tired lately, and that "I certainly wouldn't be backing him over the weekend" as a result.


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