Written By;

Carl Sengstock

Round one of the Masters was “The Jordan Spieth Show”.

Jordan leads the Masters by 2 shots over Tony Finau and Matt Kuchar.

Spieth fired a superb 66 at the famed Augusta National Golf Club and made all the naysayers who said he didn’t have it this time and his putting was not where it should be, think twice!

Jordan started out par, birdie, birdie and he was off to the races.

2 bogeys but an eagle on #8 let him shoot a 34 on the front side.

Back nine was pretty special with a fairly boring par, par, par start but, then he reeled off 5 straight birdies and that made everyone sit up and take notice.

Unfortunate a pulled drive on #18 left him with a pitch out and he could do no better than a bogey 5 on #18. That gave Speith a 66 and a 2 stroke lead.

In solid second place are two forces to be reckoned with.

Tony Finau made a hole in one in the par 3 contest yesterday and got so excited he started to run down the fairway, whoops he rolled his ankle!

Yes he did and right there in front of everybody he popped it back into place. YIKES!

He admitted that his pain was 10 out of 10 but NOTHING was going to stop Tony from playing.

He finished the par 3 and went directly to the hospital for X-rays and n MRI.

Thank goodness it wasn’t broken but it is a stress fracture which can be painful.

He said honestly that it didn’t bother him today once he started playing. He also remarked that the more holes he played the better it felt.

I’m so happy he is ok because he is one of the nicest guys on the PGA Tour and it’s his first Masters and he is so excited to play. Good luck Tony, we will be pulling for you!

Our other fellow in a tie for 2nd is Matt Kuchar.

Matt is still trying to get over the real beating Jordan gave him at the British Open.

What a finish by Spieth. Kuchar is scratching his head and trying to figure out a way to top Jordan this week. We have a lot of golf to be played yet.

My biggest concern is our champ from last year…Sergio Garcia.

My goodness a 13 on the short par 5 #15.

Usually a birdie hole today it gave Sergio the one title he never wanted.

He now has tied the record for the most strokes ever taken on a hole at the Masters.

It looked like a scene from the movie Tin Cup when Kevin Costner keep asking Cheech Marin for another ball.

The toughest thing for Sergio is, IF he misses the cut, he will have to stick around until Sunday to put the jacket on the winner.

Anyway we have an incredible 3 days of golf coming up and I hope everybody gets to watch it and enjoy your first Major of the year!!

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