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Day 1 of the 2024 Masters has blown by.

Bryson DeChambeau holds the lead with a score of minus-7 after completing all 18 holes on Thursday. It’s his career-best round at Augusta. The world’s top-ranked golfer, Scottie Scheffler, sits in second one stroke behind after finishing his first round.

Tiger Woods is in one of two groups that didn’t finish first-round play. There was a weather delay, which pushed back start times. The five-time Masters champion has a score of minus-1 and is tied for 17th. He, Jason Day and Max Homa made it through hole No. 13 before the alarm sounded that darkness was starting to descend.

2016 Masters champion Danny Willett finished the round with a score of minus-4 in his return from shoulder surgery. Last year’s champion, Jon Rahm, has a score of plus-1. — Victoria Hernandez

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American Bryson DeChambeau is atop the leaderboard after the first round of the 2024 Masters. DeChambeau, who has one major win to his resume, finished the day with eight birdies and only one bogey for -7 on the day. DeChambeau joined LIV Golf in June 2022 and is one of 13 in the field at the Masters this year. He’s in pursuit of his first green jacket — his best showing was at the 2016 Masters when he finished tied for 21st place. 

DeChambeau only has a one stroke lead over fellow American Scottie Scheffler (-6), who sits in second place. Denmark’s Nicolai Højgaard (-5) is in third place and has the potential to climb up the leaderboard. He only completed 15 holes in round one before play was suspended due to darkness. Højgaard will resume play on the first round on Friday.  — Cydney Henderson

Tiger Woods got off to a good start at the 2024 Masters. He shot minus-1 through 13 holes before play was suspended at Augusta National due to darkness. He will resume the first round at 7:50 a.m. ET on Friday morning. 

The 15-time major winner showed power on the day, reaching up to 180 MPH ball speed on several drives. He also had several clutch saves during the round, including a precise chip shot out of the bunker on the 10th hole to stay under par on the day. So far, he’s shot two birdies and one bogey. 

Woods has won the Masters five times his career, most recently in 2019. — Cydney Henderson

Play during Round 1 of the Masters was suspended at 7:51 p.m. ET at Augusta National Golf Club.

Subpar weather conditions at Augusta National caused a two-and-a-half-hour delay Thursday. The first tee time, which was originally scheduled for 8 a.m. ET, was moved to 10:30 a.m.

The first round will resume on Friday at 7:50 a.m. ET. Among the golfers still on the course when Round 1 play was suspended were Nicolai Højgaard (-5 through 15 holes), Max Homa (-4 through 13), Tyrrell Hatton (-3 through 14) and Tiger Woods (-1 through 13).

Round 2 play will begin at 8 a.m. ET on Friday. — Jim Reineking

AUGUSTA, Ga. — The Mad Scientist is at it again.

Bryson DeChambeau, who opened with a 7-under 65 in the first round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club, is playing with a custom set of single-length irons made by little-known clubmaker Avoda that are made by 3-D printing and weren’t approved by the USGA until Monday. With no hesitation, DeChambeau inserted them in the bag at the Masters. — Adam Schupak, Golfweek

Wyndham Clark carded 1-over in his first competitive round at Augusta National.

When asked if an 8-shot deficit to leader — and LIV golfer — Bryson DeChambeau is insurmountable, Clark brushed off the suggestion.

“We’ve got 54 holes,” the reigning U.S. Open champion said. “In LIV Golf they only play 54, so I like my chances.” — Doug Stutsman, Special to the Augusta Chronicle

The 13th hole (par 5) threatened to end Woods’ streak of eight consecutive holes at par or under. He teed off a 295-yard drive with 173 MPH ball speed that ended up in the rough behind a line of trees. He took a moment to strategize how he was going to avoid hitting any trees that surrounded him and ultimately decided to play it conservatively with a low straight shot that found the fairway. He landed on the green his next stroke and two-putted the ball in to save par. He finished the day at minus-1 through 13 holes. — Cydney Henderson

Nicolai Højgaard sits in third place on the leaderboard, behind Bryson DeChambeau (minus-7) and Scottie Scheffler (minus-6) after 15 holes of play.

Højgaard vaulted up the leaderboard after birdies on four of five holes on the back nine. After birdying holes Nos. 11-13, Højgaard bogeyed No. 14 and then rebounded with a birdie on No. 15.

Both DeChambeau and Scheffler have completed Round 1. — Jim Reineking

Woods teed off at the 12th hole (Par 3, 150 yards) with a seven iron and overshot the green, ending up in the rough at the back of the hole. The ball was positioned near a sprinkler head, so Woods had to awkwardly get into position for his second stroke, but he was able to make clean contact with the ball despite the debris. He gently chipped the ball on the green and knocked down the putt to save par. He’s at minus-1. — Cydney Henderson

A weather delay pushed back tee times on Thursday and the wind continued to push Jason Day’s pants around.

The Australian golfer, who is in the same group as Tiger Woods, was a trending topic on X, formerly Twitter, for his oversized pants that flapped in the wind. Fans compared Day to rap icon MC Hammer, who was known for his parachute pants, or implied that perhaps the golfer was trying to pay homage to a younger Woods.

Day is currently tied for 31st place with an even score through 10 holes. — Victoria Hernandez

Welcome back to Amen’s Corner, Tiger.

Woods drove the ball 300 yards up the fairway with a ball speed of 174 MPH to open up the 11th hole, the start of Amen’s Corner, a stretch of three holes at the Masters that is considered to be particularly difficult. According to the ESPN broadcast, the 11th hole (par 4, 530 yards) is the second toughest hole on the course today. 

As Woods approached his second shot, the wind howled before he dropped the ball right in front of the green. His next shot was a work of art. He chipped the ball inches away from the hole to a lot of applause from the crowd and tapped it in for a par. He remains at minus-1. — Cydney Henderson

Woods started the 10th hole (par 4, 495 yards) out strong with a 306-yard drive down the fairway, but he missed to the right on his next stroke and landed in the bunker. Woods was not satisfied with his shot, rolling his eyes and taking a swipe at the grass with his club afterward, but he rebounded nicely. Woods executed a chip shot to get out of the bunker and set himself up for a routine putt for par. He remains at minus-1 through 10 holes. — Cydney Henderson

Tiger Woods still has power. At the ninth hole, Woods teed off on a 303-yard drive with a 177 MPH ball speed to set him up for a birdie attempt. 

Although he had an opportunity to climb up the leaderboard, Woods’ putt for birdie lost steam uphill against the wind. Woods is at minus-1 at the halfway point. He had two birdies and one bogey in the first nine holes. — Cydney Henderson

Rory McIlroy finished the first round at Augusta National tied for 15th place at 1 under par after a roller coaster of a day. 

McIlroy, a four-time majors winner who has yet to win the Masters, got off to a rough start and bogeyed two of the first four holes. He proceed to right the ship, however, and shot four birdies to bring him to minus-2 heading into the 17th hole. Then, disaster struck and McIlroy shot his third bogey of the round and finished at minus-1 on the day. — Cydney Henderson

Scottie Scheffler put on a show in his attempt for his second green jacket. The top-ranked player in the world finished his first round at the Masters with a score of -6 with 66 strokes through all 18 holes. He had six birdies, including one on hole No. 16 to bring him within one stroke of leader Bryson DeChambeau. Scheffler won the 2022 Masters. — Victoria Hernandez

Tiger Woods is back under par after picking up a birdie on hole No. 8, which the ESPN broadcasters dubbed the “easiest hole on the golf course today” at Par-5 and 570 yards. 

Woods opened the hole by launching a 307-yard drive down the right side of the fairway with a ball speed at 180 MPH. He landed on the green with his next stroke and two-putted the ball in for his second birdie of the day. He’s tied in 15th place at -1 through eight holes. — Cydney Henderson

Top-ranked Scottie Scheffler is showing his skills and lingering at the top of the leaderboard.

He shot a birdie on hole No. 16 to come within one stroke of leader Bryson DeChambeau. Scheffler smacked a drive where the ball landed squarely on the green. He then easily tapped in the putt to score two strokes on the par-three hole.

His score of -6 stands alone in second place. – Victoria Hernandez

Tiger Woods is staying consistent and scored par on hole No 7. He tapped a short putt on the fourth stroke of the hole to finish it off. He’s scored par on five of his holes so far with a birdie and a bogey. His even score is tied for 29th place. – Victoria Hernandez

Tiger Woods’ putt on the sixth hole was bad. He left the uphill effort well short. That’s not the kind of effort we’re used to seeing from the 15-time major champion. He converted from 5 feet out for par, so no harm no foul. – Adam Woodard, Golfweek

Patrick Cantlay joined in on the fun by scoring the Masters’ third eagle of the day.

On his second stroke of the No. 17 hole with 146 yards to go, he smacked the ball and it bounced on the green before casually rolling into the cup. He cracked a little smile and fist bumped his competitors.

Cantlay has shot three birdies and four bogeys in the first round. The eagle brought him to a score of -1. – Victoria Hernandez

Tiger Woods is back at even par after a tough time on hole No. 4. With the ball sitting on the edge of the green, the five-time champion analyzed his shot. He took the putt and tapped the ball just beyond the cup. 

He then marked his spot while Jason Day finished his hole with two putts and Max Homa took his two shots. Woods then finished with a little tap for a bogey. – Victoria Hernandez

Will Zalatoris is keeping the competition fierce and scored an eagle on hole No. 13. He boosted a drive on the 197-yard, par-five hole and the ball landed firmly on the green. He then tapped a putt to finish in three strokes.

The American now has a score of -3 to put him in a tie for third place. – Victoria Hernandez

Tiger Woods made par on hole No. 2. He finished the parfive hole with a short putt that rolled smoothly into the cup. His score remains -1 after he hit a birdie on his first hole.

Bryson DeChambeau has finished his first round at Augusta. He completed the 18 holes with a score of -7 and 65 strokes, including eight birdies. The score puts him three strokes ahead of three second-place golfers. It’s his career best round at the Masters.

“I felt like I placed the golf ball in the right place today,” he told ESPN. “I didn’t put myself into too many poor spots. I got a couple good breaks, but for the most part, I rolled it well, drove it well, hit my irons pretty well and took advantage when the opportunity presented itself.”

Viktor Hovland came to play. He is tied for second with a score of -4 after shooting three consecutive birdies on holes No. 7, 8 and 9. He also had a score under par on hole No. 2.

Hovland finished tied for seventh at last year’s Masters, his best finish so far at Augusta. – Victoria Hernandez

Tiger Woods teed off at Augusta at 3:54 p.m. ET. He was met with loud applause when he was announced ahead of his first stroke at hole No. 1. Wearing a pink polo, he lined up for a swing and smacked the ball cleanly. The crowd cheered again when it fell on the fairway.

He finished the hole with a birdie.

Jason Day and Max Homa are in the same group as the five-time Masters champion. – Victoria Hernandez

Danny Willett’s quest to capture a second green jacket is going swimmingly so far.

The 2016 Masters champion finished the first round with a score of -4 totaling 68 strokes and is tied for second. His birdie on hole No.1 was the field’s first hole under par for the tournament. This is his first competition since September when he had shoulder surgery. – Victoria Hernandez

Ryan Fox had been leading the Masters through the afternoon, but Bryson DeChambeau reclaimed the spot at the top of the leaderboard.

He had a birdie on hole No. 15 to make his score -5 and separate himself from Fox. It was his sixth birdie of the day. He shot 2 under par at the three holes that make up Amen Corner. – Victoria Hernandez

Top-ranked Scottie Scheffler offered some excitement on hole No. 6. He took a moment to line up for a mid-range putt on the green, his second shot on the hole. He gave the ball a gentle tap and it rolled smoothly across the green and dropped into the cup.

It’s his second birdie of the day. He also made it on the second hole.

His -2 score ties him for fourth. – Victoria Hernandez

Will Zalatoris kept his score in the negative when he made a chip shot at hole No. 5.

The ball was sitting on the fairway just outside the green. Zalatoris lined up and perfectly smacked it to dribble on the green and plunk into the hole.

He is tied for eighth with a score of -1. – Victoria Hernandez

Hole No. 5 is proving tricky for the field today.

Justin Thomas is the latest to struggle on the hole. The ball was sitting on the green and he lined up for a putt, which would be his fourth stroke for par. He tapped the ball and it glided just next to the cup. The crowd groaned with Thomas at the missed shot. He then tapped the ball in for a bogey.

Thomas now has an even score through five holes. He is tied for 18th on the leaderboard.

Ryan Fox is in the lead at -5 through nine holes. – Victoria Hernandez

An eagle on the par-5 eighth hole has given New Zealand’s Ryan Fox the outright lead in the opening round of the Masters.

Fox birdied his first three holes of the day to grab a share of the lead, but after a run of four consecutive pars, he carded the first eagle of the tournament to move to 5-under on his round.

Fox, 37, tied for 26th at last year’s Masters, his first appearance at Augusta and made the cut in all four major championships in 2023.

Erik van Rooyen and Byeong Hun An are tied for second at 4-under. — Steve Gardner

Follow every single Tiger Woods shot during the Masters here.

Woods is scheduled to tee off at 3:54 p.m. ET, along with Jason Day and Max Homa.

One of the tallest competitors in Masters history, amateur Christo Lamprecht has grabbed a share of the lead.

The 23-year-old South African hit a nearly perfect tee shot on the par-3 sixth hole that left him with a putt shorter than his 6-8 height, which he converted for one of his three birdies on the front nine.

Lamprecht won the British Amateur last year and was the low amateur at the 2023 British Open. Born in South Africa, he’s currently a senior at Georgia Tech. — Steve Gardner

Making his third Masters appearance, Erik van Rooyen is making the most of it.

Van Rooyen, who was part of the first pair to tee off, is in a four-way tie for the lead at 3 under as he hits the turn.

The South Africa native has two wins on the PGA Tour, but his highest finish in a major was in 2019 when he tied for eighth at the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, New York. — Casey Moore

New Zealand’s Ryan Fox matched Bryson DeChambeau’s sizzling start with birdies on his first three holes to share the early lead.

Fox, 37, tied for 26th at last year’s Masters, his first appearance at Augusta. The DP World Tour player of the year in 2022, Fox made the cut in all four major championships in 2023.

Not to be outdone, Korea’s Byeong Hun An also birdied his first three holes to grab a share of the lead. — Steve Gardner

The storm front that forced a 2 1/2-hour delay in starting first-round play at Augusta National has given way to sunshine and breezy conditions with the arrival of the noon hour.

The wind is expected to gust up to 40 mph during the course of the day, making it more difficult for players with afternoon tee times.

Among the more prominent names who will have to deal with those conditions: defending champion Jon Rahm (1 p.m. start), 2022 winner Scottie Scheffler (1:12) and five-time champ Tiger Woods (3:54). — Steve Gardner

2020 U.S. Open Bryson DeChambeau is off to a scorching hot start, making birdies on each of his first three holes to take over the lead at Augusta.

Erik van Rooyen is still at 2 under after seven holes, good enough for second place. Danny Willett, who birdied two of the first three holes, bogeyed No. 5 to fall into a pack tied for third at 1 under.

Getting ready to tee off next is Phil Mickelson, Sepp Straka and Tony Finau.

England’s Danny Willett and South Africa’s Erik van Rooyen each have a pair of birdies on their scorecards in the early going at Augusta National.

They share the lead at 2-under par.

Van Rooyen, in the day’s first pairing off the tee, birdied the third and sixth holes.

Willett, the 2016 Masters champ, had his birdies on No. 1 and No. 3. — Steve Gardner

ESPN will have live broadcast coverage of Thursday’s opening round from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET.

ESPN+ will also have live streaming coverage., as well as Paramount+ and Fubo.

In addition, live streaming coverage can also be found on the Masters website, beginning at 11:15 a.m. with several different viewing options:

  • Holes 4, 5 & 6
  • Featured groups (and Featured Group Plus)
  • Amen Corner
  • Holes 15 & 16

The four-way tie for the much-too-early-to-discuss leaderboard has become a three-way tie.

Jake Knapp turned in a bogey on hole No. 4, which leaves Erik van Rooyen, Taylor Moore and Danny Willett at the top with 1 under par.

Knapp is now even with six other golfers on the course. Luke List is 1 over after 1 hole and Austin Eckroat is 2 over after two. — Casey Moore

And the first birdie of the opening round of the 2024 Masters goes to … Danny Willett.

The 2016 Masters champion knocked in a 25-foot birdie on the opening hole of his round to take the early lead. Willett missed the cut in last year’s Masters.

Jake Knapp and Erik van Rooyen (on No. 3) and Taylor Moore (No. 2) also added birdies on their scorecards to tie Willett for the very early lead. — Steve Gardner

Jose Maria Olazabel, Taylor Moore and amateur Santiago de la Fuente joined Erik van Rooyen and Jake Knapp with pars on hole No. 1. The next group rolling is is Danny Willett, Austin Eckroat and Stephan Jaeger, followed at 11:06 a.m. ET by Charl Schwartzel, Luke List and amateur Christo Lamprecht. — Casey Moore

With delayed anticipation, Erik van Rooyen (South Africa) and Jake Knapp (United States) have gotten this Masters going.

Both players safely completed the opening hole with pars on the 445-yard par 4.

Next up: Jose Maria Olazabel, Taylor Moore and amateur Santiago de la Fuente will tee off at 10:42 a.m. ET. — Casey Moore

Let the game begin!

Augusta National chairperson Fred Ridley took the first tee promptly at 10:10 a.m. ET and introduced the three honorary starters: Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson.

As Ridley pointed out, the trio combined for 11 Masters victories and 140 appearances across six decades. — Casey Moore

The first round of the Masters has been delayed until 10:30 a.m. ET on Thursday due to weather. The original start time was 8 a.m., with Erik van Rooyen and Jake Knapp the first pairing.

Tiger Woods will start his Masters at 3:54 p.m. ET. Woods, who was originally scheduled to tee off at 1:24 p.m., is paired up with Jason Day of Australia and fellow American Max Homa.

Here is every updated tee time and pairing for round 1 of the Masters. These will be updated when possible.

For cord-cutters, select focuses of the Masters will be available on Paramount+ and ESPN+ over the four-day event. Cord-cutters can also turn to Fubo, which carries CBS and ESPN.

World No. 1 Scottie Scheffler is the pre-tournament favorite to win the title at Augusta National, potentially adding a second green jacket to his collection. Here’s the complete list of Masters 2024 odds. 

  • Scottie Scheffler: +400 
  • Rory McIlroy: +1000 
  • Jon Rahm: +1200 
  • Xander Schauffele: +1400 
  • Brooks Koepka: +2000 
  • Hideki Matsuyama: +2000 

Thirteen golfers from the LIV Golf circuit are set to compete in the Masters Tournament this year. They are: Bryson DeChambeau, Sergio García, Tyrell Hatton, Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Adrian Meronk, Phil Mickelson, Joaquín Niemann, Jon Rahm, Patrick Reed, Charl Schwartzel, Cameron Smith and Bubba Watson.

ESPN will feature a veteran team of hosts and analysts for its coverage of this year’s tournament. Jim Nantz makes his return for CBS as does Verne Lundquist, who will be calling his final Masters.

Here are the broadcasters for the 2024 Masters.

Check out this complete Augusta National course map for the 2024 Masters Tournament.

Here’s everything you need to know about all 18 holes of the Masters at Augusta National

The Green Jacket awarded to the Masters champion each year is one of the most iconic symbols in sports. The tradition dates back to the founding of Augusta National Golf Club when it was decided that members should wear brightly colored blazers at the 1937 Masters so that patrons would know who to ask if they needed assistance.

Read more about the Green Jacket’s history here. — Steve Gardner

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