With 2022’s Masters officially set to kick off from Augusta National Golf Club, many are wondering who will emerge with the green jacket at the end of the tournament.
Former Texas Longhorns Jordan Spieth and Scottie Scheffler teed off on Thursday with all of the eyes of Texas, and the rest of the golf world upon them.
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FIRST ROUND – 3:53 P.M Scottie Scheffler’s brief stay atop the leader board at the Masters is now done after he bogeyed his first hole of the day at the Par 4 18th.
The bogey moved Scheffler down to 3-under and tied him for third overall in the tournament.
Meanwhile, Jordan Spieth fell even farther as he slipped to T-43 at 2-over after his second bogey.
FIRST ROUND – 3:30 P.M Scottie Scheffler has moved into a tie for the lead at 4-under par after sinking a birdy putt on the par 4 17th. Scheffler has been steady throughout the round and continues to make clutch putt after clutch putt, as he makes his approach to No. 18 green.
Scheffler is tied with Cameron Smith at the top of the board after Smith’s second double bogey of the round.
Jordan Spieth currently sits T-33 at one over par, while Tiger Woods entered the clubhouse sitting at T-9 and is one under par.
FIRST ROUND – 2:52PM Jordan Spieth has had an up and down start to his first-round thus far, and is sitting T-21 and at even par through five holes.
Spieth took an early jump on No. 2 with a birdie and looked to be in the groove early. However, on the par 3 fourth, that momentum quickly turned as he took a step back with a bogey.
As for Scheffler, the former Longhorn continued his steady round without dropping a bogey and escaped Amen Corner unscathed. Scheffler is currently sitting T-3 and at 3-under par through 14 holes.
Tiger Woods currently sits T-9 at 1-under through 16 holes.
FIRST ROUND – 1:28 PM Scottie Scheffler has begun to make his move on the field at the Masters and has moved into a tie for third place through 10 holes. Scheffler birdied his last two holes before he made the turn, and scored a par at No. 10.
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Tiger Woods has remained steady in his first major tournament since his injury, is sitting at even par through 11 holes, and is T-23.
Meanwhile, Jordan Spieth has just teed off from No. 1.
FIRST ROUND – 12:33 PM Scottie Scheffler has remained steady through seven holes at Augusta, sitting at even par and tied for 12th place with 16 other golfers, including Tiger Woods.
Woods was T-2 before hole No. 8, but suffered a set back with a bogie shortly after.
FIRST ROUND – 11:03 AM Former Longhorn Scottie Scheffler remains even at Augusta, after saving par following a tough start to the Par 3 fourth.
Scheffler’s first shot on No. 4 missed the green and landed in the sand trap. However, Scheffler was once again able to overcome the set back, and knock in the ensuing putt for par.
FIRST ROUND – 11:03 AM After saving par on No. 1, Scottie Scheffler moved on to No. 2 hoping to go on the offensive and gain some ground. That would prove difficult for Scheffler after a rough start to the hole.
However, Scheffler was able to recover quickly and had an opportunity to putt for birdie. He was unable to convert, but was able to save par once again, staying even on the day.
FIRST ROUND – 10:26 a.m.: After a short weather delay on Thursday, the tee times for former Longhorns Scottie Scheffler and Jordan Spieth were tweaked for Thursday and for Friday.
Scheffler will be in group 16, grouped with Adam Scott and Tony Finau, which tees off Thursday morning at 10:26 am central and Friday at 1:03 pm central.
Scheffler is the world’s No. 1 golfer entering the Masters, as he’s won three of his last five starts, has won more than $5.1 million and has the No. 1 spot in the PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup Standings.
Spieth is in group 30, alongside Viktor Hovland and Xander Schauffele. The group will tee off second to last on Thursday, with their tee time set for 1:22 pm central They will have an early tee time on Friday morning in Round 2 at 9:34 am
Tiger Woods, who is set to return to the tour for the first time since his injury, will tee off at 11:04 AM ET. He is paired Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa and Joaquin Niemann of Chile.
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