As the clock flips past lunchtime among the East Georgia pines, the field at this Masters has colored the scoreboard red early in this first round at Augusta National.
Miguel Angel Jimenez went out in 32 with birdies on Nos. 2, 6, 8 and 9 to get to 4 under and take the early lead.
Kevin Stadler and Jonas Blixt enjoyed the morning conditions and have carded 2-under par 70s in the first round.
Baylor School grad Harris English will be in the final group of the first round, teeing off at 1:59 p.m. today.
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 ...