published Friday, April 12th, 2013

Jason Day leads Masters; Fox lives "dream" at Augusta

Tiger Woods tees off on the fourth hole during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday in Augusta, Ga.
Tiger Woods tees off on the fourth hole during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday in Augusta, Ga.
Photo by Associated Press /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

AUGUSTA, Ga. — With a second-round 68 Jason Day is at 6 under and holds the 36 hole lead at the Masters here at Augusta National Golf Club.

Tiger Woods is three shots back after a 71 Friday. Fred Couples, who won here in 1992, and Marc Leishman are 1 shot back at 5 under.

UTC senior and reigning U.S. Amateur champ Steven Fox missed the cut, but said, "you can't have a bad week at Augusta from an Amateur's perspective."

Another amateur, 14-year-old Tianlang Guan made history by being the youngest player to make the cut at a major championship. Guan made it on the number at 4 under despite a one-stroke penalty he received for slow play.

about Jay Greeson...

Jay was named the Sports Editor of the Times Free Press in 2003 and started with the newspaper in May 2002 as the Deputy Sports Editor. He was born and raised in Smyrna, Ga., and graduated from Auburn University before starting his newspaper career in 1997 with the Newnan (Ga.) Times Herald. Stops in Clayton and Henry counties in Georgia and two years as the Sports Editor of the Marietta (Ga.) Daily Journal preceded Jay’s ...

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