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Masters 2017 live updates: Friday's scores, highlights, leaderboard changes at Augusta National

We’ll update this post throughout Friday’s round. We’re underway at Augusta for the second round of the Masters on cut day. Veteran Charley Hoffman had a 4-shot lead and was 7 strokes under par after the first round, putting himself in terrific position to contend deep into the weekend. Show More Summary

Masters leaderboard 2017: Rickie Fowler, Sergio Garcia surging on Friday afternoon

Both have had impressive second rounds. While the story on Thursday afternoon of the 2017 Masters Tournament was surrounding the leader Charley Hoffman, the attention has shifted to Sergio Garcia and Rickie Fowler on Friday afternoon. Show More Summary

LOOK AT THIS FING SHANK

Hideto Tanihara was not trying to hit the ball anywhere in the vicinity of where he actually hit it. The Masters is mostly a showcase of the world’s best golfers playing some of the world’s best golf. This pitch by Hideto Tanihara on...Show More Summary

This shy Masters turtle does not want to be on TV

Augusta changes when The Masters are in town. Traffic gets busier, businesses are more populated and for one turtle it also means some unwelcome attention. This turtle absolutely knew it made the broadcast and was like “Nope, I’m out of here,” submerging itself to enjoy a tranquil pond life. Show More Summary

2017 Masters leaderboard: Sergio Garcia ties Charley Hoffman for 1st place

Garcia is still hunting his first major championship, and he’s having a great Friday. Charley Hoffman had a four-stroke lead after the first round at the Masters, but veteran Sergio Garcia tied him for first place shortly before 1 p.m. Show More Summary

Tyrrell Hatton knocks over bag in frustration after hitting his ball in the water at the Masters

Augusta National is difficult, folks. The second round of the 2017 Masters Tournament is underway on Friday afternoon, and there are some golfers who are having a tough time navigating one of golf’s most challenging courses. Tyrell Hatton...Show More Summary

Masters 2017: Live updates, scores, leaderboard, highlights, and more from Augusta National

The 2017 Masters is underway at Augusta National, with golfers on the course in the first major of the year. Already, there’s been drama: Dustin Johnson injured his back falling down the stairs the night before the tournament, and it’s...Show More Summary

Masters 2017: Dustin Johnson will reportedly start despite back injury

DJ hurt his back in a freak accident but multiple golf insiders said he’ll attempt to start anyway Thursday. Dustin Johnson will start the Masters on Thursday afternoon despite falling on some stairs and injuring his back at his Augusta rental home on Wednesday. Show More Summary

Here's what Masters golfers are thinking in their headshots

“I totally just drilled that golf cart.” “Uh oh, am I about to drill that golf cart?” Scott Gregory Jason Dufner William McGirt “Shit, I totally just drilled that golf cart.” Rickie Fowler Kevin Kisner Charl Schwartzel “Maybe if I smile at the people in the golf cart I hit they won’t be as angry.” Tyrrell Hatton J.B. Show More Summary

Masters leaderboard 2017: Phil Mickelson bags a quick eagle on quest to become oldest Masters champ

Mickelson eagles par-5 second hole in the first round at Augusta. Phil Mickelson got off to a quick start in his quest to win a fourth Masters tournament as the 46-year-old five-time major champion posted an eagle-3 on the second hole at Augusta National. Show More Summary

Masters legends Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player pay tribute to Arnold Palmer

The honorary starters opening the Masters is a well-worn tradition at Augusta, but the first edition without Arnold Palmer had a special meaning for everyone on the first tee. AUGUSTA, Ga. — Augusta National executes a perfect balance...Show More Summary

Dustin Johnson ‘up and moving around,’ hopeful to start Masters

Dustin Johnson is mobile and swinging a golf club, Team DJ reports. Dustin Johnson hurt his back after taking a serious spill down some stairs at his rental house in Augusta Wednesday, putting his Masters start in jeopardy. But the world No. Show More Summary

Jon Rahm is golf’s fastest-rising star and could win the Masters at 22

Rahm is already great, but he could make himself a household name at Augusta. A 21-year-old Spaniard fresh out of Arizona State did the most badass golf thing of 2016. Jon Rahm started the season as an amateur, which provided him the exemption he used to get into the U.S. Show More Summary

Billy Hurley’s first Masters is a new chapter in a life that’s already seen everything

From the Persian Gulf to his father’s disapperance, there won’t be a better story in the Masters field than the former Naval officer when the tournament gets underway on Thursday. Really, it’s hard to talk to Billy Hurley about golf. It’s not because he’s hard to talk to, or a tough interview, or anything of the like. Show More Summary

Armchair whistleblowers could affect play at the Masters

Augusta officials will continue to field rules input from TV viewers until governing bodies ban such outside interference. The Lexi Thompson rules controversy continues to reverberate throughout the world of golf, and with the epicenter of that universe in Augusta, Ga. Show More Summary

Lexi Thompson loses ANA Inspiration playoff after viewer tip costs her 4 shots

‘It just doesn’t feel like the right winner has been crowned here,’ says Golf Channel’s Mike Tirico after Lexi Thompson incurs late 4-shot penalty thanks to the eagle eyes of a TV viewer. Lexi Thompson gave it her all, but the hard-luck...Show More Summary

Lexi Thompson incurs preposterously stupid 4-stroke penalty at the ANA Inspiration

The rules of golf often make no damn sense and this is one of the most egregious and extreme rulings we’ve seen and it comes at the first major championship of the year. “Is this a joke?” The rules of golf are in the process of getting...Show More Summary

Johnny Miller learns not to ‘mess with’ Rickie Fowler’s ‘rabid’ fans

‘How do you like that, Johnny Miller?’ a Rickie Fowler fan teases NBC’s opinionated commentator. Johnny Miller, who criticized Rickie Fowler for his somewhat shaggy finish to his Honda Classic win in February, learned on Sunday thatShow More Summary

Shell Houston Open 2017 results: Russell Henley claims final Masters spot with comeback win

The Macon native & Georgia alum set himself up for a homecoming at Augusta by running down Sung Kang on Sunday in Houston. The field is officially set for the 2017 Masters. And, fittingly enough, it’s one of the host state’s own securing...Show More Summary

Tiger Woods only began practicing for the Masters on Tuesday, says Tim Rosaforte

Woods began ramping up for the Masters on Tuesday, which did not give him enough time to get his game and back in shape for Augusta. Tiger Woods, for those wondering what the 14-time major champion meant by being “not tournament ready”...Show More Summary

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