Spieth looks at fresh start and last year’s progress

Jordan Spieth watches his putt on the first green during the pro-am round of the Sony Open golf event, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at the Waialae Country Club in Honolulu, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)

HONOLULU — Jordan Spieth showed up in Hawaii three years ago hopeful that a new year would be more of a continuation than a fresh start. Back then, he was coming off two majors, five victories, the FedEx Cup and he was No. 1 in the world.