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Phil Mickelson reacts after making a birdie putt on the 10th hole during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday, April 7, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
April 07, 2017 - 5:33 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the second round of the Masters on Friday (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Here comes Lefty. Three-time Masters champion Phil Mickelson had his fourth birdie in the second round on the 10th hole to move into a tie for second place at 3-under par with Rickie Fowler and...
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Fred Couples watches his drive on the sixth hole during the first round for the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
April 07, 2017 - 2:37 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the second round of the Masters on Friday (all times local): 2:35 p.m. One of the Masters' most popular past champions is back in contention at Augusta National. Fred Couples, the 1992 champion, had consecutive birdies on the second and third holes to move to 1-...
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Sergio Garcia, of Spain, hits a drive on the fourth hole during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday, April 7, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
April 07, 2017 - 1:46 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Surging Sergio Garcia is looking to end his distinction as one of the game's best without a major title. Garcia had four birdies on his first nine holes Friday at the Masters to wipe out Charley Hoffman's historic four-shot lead. Of course, Hoffman helped with a run of five...
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Danny Willett of England, reacts on the third hole during the first round for the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 07, 2017 - 9:43 am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the second round of the Masters on Friday (all times local): 9:35 a.m. On a chilly morning at the Masters, defending champion Danny Willett began the second round with a snowman. Willett took an 8 on the opening hole. The misfortune began when his tee shot did not...
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Will McGirt hits to the 18th green during the first round for the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
April 07, 2017 - 8:54 am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the second round of the Masters on Friday (all times local): 8:35 a.m. William McGirt had a bogey on the opening hole of the second round of the Masters after just one to start the tournament. But then the 37-year-old journeyman golfer had two birdies in his next...
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Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player wipe tears from their eyes as a chair is draped with a green jacket to honor Arnold Palmer before the start of the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
April 06, 2017 - 5:55 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Masters began Thursday with two ceremonial tee shots and one empty chair. In a somber tribute to Arnold Palmer, who died in September, Augusta National chairman Billy Payne escorted Palmer's widow to the first tee for the honorary start. Payne also carried Palmer's green...
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Jordan Spieth hits a drive on the 14th hole during the first round for the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
April 06, 2017 - 3:35 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the first round of the Masters on Thursday (all times local): 3:30 p.m. For the second straight round at the Masters, Jordan Spieth had a quadruple bogey on the back nine. Only it wasn't at No. 12. And it's only Thursday. Spieth was 1 over for the opening round...
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Dustin Johnson hits from a bunker on the 10th hole during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 5, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
April 06, 2017 - 2:12 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Dustin Johnson has withdrawn from the Masters after injuring his lower back in a fall at the home he was renting for the week. The world's No. 1-ranked player arrived at Augusta National on quite a roll, having won his last three starts. But he never took a shot at the first...
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Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player wipe tears from their eyes as a chair is draped with a green jacket to honor Arnold Palmer before the start of the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
April 06, 2017 - 11:02 am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Masters began Thursday with two ceremonial tee shots and one empty chair. In a somber tribute to Arnold Palmer, who died in September, Augusta National chairman Billy Payne escorted Palmer's widow to the first tee for the honorary start. Payne also carried Palmer's green...
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Dustin Johnson hits from a bunker on the 10th hole during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 5, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
April 06, 2017 - 4:47 am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Strong winds and a fall down a staircase by the Masters pre-tournament favorite could change the complexion of the season's first major. Dustin Johnson, the world's No. 1-ranked golfer, injured his lower back late Wednesday afternoon in what his agent described as a "serious"...
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