By Larry GLicken

How great would it be to see. 53-year-old, Fred Couples win another green jacket? The guy just loves playing at Augusta National Golf Club. He is one stroke off the lead at 5 under par with only one hole left in his opening round.

This man, this place, they were made for each-other. There is something about playing in the Masters, that’s just magical for the man so many call boom- boom. Fred Couples always plays well in the Masters.

Through 17 holes, Couples only blemish came on the par 3 6th where he made bogey.  He has played another amazing round of golf at Augusta National today. Couples made 7 birdies in his first 17 holes to go along with his single bogey.

He finds himself only one shot out of the lead with one hole left to play. tell me one golf fan who wouldn’t want to see Couples win this thing. he is one of the most loved players of all time. The fans have a great love affair with Couples.

Just think how many majors Couples might have won, if not for the back problems he has suffered though-out his PGA career. as we were writing this article, Couples made bogey on 18. He is still only 2 strokes off the lead and in great position for his second round in the morning.

Lets hope Couples can continue to play great golf, this week at the Masters.

 

 

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