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The Latest: Spieth the latest major champion to go backward

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):

4:30 p.m.

Jordan Spieth made his first birdie of the day. And then he removed his cap and shook hands with Nate Lashley.

It was the end of his round at the U.S. Open.

Spieth was the latest multiple major champion who needed a good round to get back in the mix and went the other direction. Tiger Woods had to birdie two of the last three holes for a 71. Phil Mickelson put one in the ocean for triple bogey on the 18th for a 75. Spieth made nothing but pars until a double bogey at No. 11. His birdie at the 18th gave him a 73.

Gary Woodland stretched his lead to four shots at one point with a great par save on No. 5 and a birdie on the par-5 sixth. But he had his first bogey in 35 holes with a long…

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