Some excellent action yesterday at the Masters! Rory is roaring ahead, Jason Day had an amazing 64 yesterday, Freddy is well positioned and Tiger is right back in the thick of it after shooting a stellar 66. You can see the scoreboard leaders.
This is really shaping up to be an exciting Masters! There just seems to be so many different players who could win. Even players just a bit farther down on the board, like: Westwood, Yang, Fowler, Oglivy, Furyk or Donald.
What’s nice this year is the mix of the old guard and the new. It’ll be fun today to watch Ricky Fowler play with Fred Couples. We’re talking 30 years difference in age! I mean what are they going to talk about? Seeing that they’re both single, probably the cute women in the gallery!
Tiger’s playing with KJ Choi which I think will be good for Tiger. KJ is a straight hitter and very steady, something that I think will be good psychologically for Tiger. Personally, I think it would be nice for Tiger to win. Like him or not, he’s done a tremendous amount for the game and maybe it’s time for him to win. He’s done his “time” – let’s get the focus back on his golf.
Rory is really appearing steady to me. In a number of interviews he has communicated how much he’s prepared for this event and it is certainly showing. He looks comfortable and unflappable at this point. But Saturday and Sunday can bring tension to the surface in a hurry – especially with Tiger in the mix.
Phil seems a bit out of it. He’s been playing shaky the 1st 2 days and unless he goes low today we can pretty much count him out.
Here are the Masters pairings for today.
PS: A little off topic but I am really impressed with the Masters website this year. Usually full of hiccups, it seems to be running as smoothly as the Augusta greens. The photography is just beautiful on pages like: The course (see holes and landmarks)