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2015 Masters: Top 5 surprises from Round 1

Fred Couples
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The 7-over 79 carded by Fred Couples on Thursday was the worst opening round of his long Masters career.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Published: Thursday, April 09, 2015 | 7:07 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


Watch: Matt Kuchar chips in for eagle on No. 13

Matt Kuchar
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Many shots at Augusta National require the perfect touch. Matt Kuchar displayed just that with his eagle on No. 13 on Thursday.
By T.J. Auclair
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Published: Thursday, April 09, 2015 | 5:01 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


Turn back the clock: Tom Watson opens with 1-under 71

Tom Watson
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Tom Watson, 65, wowed the Augusta National patrons on Thursday with a 1-under 71 in the opening round of the 2015 Masters.
By T.J. Auclair
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Published: Thursday, April 09, 2015 | 1:18 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


Danny Willett holes roller coaster, 64-foot putt for eagle

Danny Willett
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Danny Willett played alongside 1987 Masters champ Larry Mize on Thursday.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Published: Thursday, April 09, 2015 | 11:59 a.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


Beautiful approach sets up short eagle putt for Charley Hoffman

Charley Hoffman
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Charley Hoffman went for it on the par-5 15th hole at Augusta National on Thursday and his risk paid off.
By T.J. Auclair
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Published: Thursday, April 09, 2015 | 11:42 a.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


Life imitates art for Erik Compton at the Masters

Erik Compton
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As a child, Erik Compton drew a picture of himself playing in the Masters. At 35 years old, he realizes that dream on Thursday morning.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Published: Thursday, April 09, 2015 | 8:31 a.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


Tiger Woods, with his kids, plays Par 3 for first time since 2004

Tiger Woods
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With his children in tow, Tiger Woods participated in the Masters Par 3 Contest on Wednesday for the first time since 2004.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Published: Wednesday, April 08, 2015 | 4:05 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


Jack Nicklaus scores ace in Masters Par 3 Contest

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Jack Nicklaus reacts after a hole-in-one on the fourth hole during the Par 3 Contest prior to the 2015 The Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club.

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Published: Wednesday, April 08, 2015 | 3:49 p.m.

Bubba Watson's Champions Dinner menu

Bubba Watson
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Bubba Watson served up the same meal at last night's Champions Dinner as he did two years ago.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Published: Wednesday, April 08, 2015 | 1:08 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


Jeff Knox living the Average Joe's Masters dream

Jeff Knox
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Jeff Knox is the non-competing marker at Augusta National when an odd number of players make the Masters cut. On Saturday, he played alongside Rory McIlroy.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Published: Wednesday, April 08, 2015 | 12:00 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


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