T4. He got better as the day progressed, too, much like the rest of the field. 7:47 pm ET, 2019 Masters: Recapping Tiger's First Round, Tiger Woods very much in the hunt for another green jacket, Woods goes bogey-free, ties best Masters start, Masters schedule: How to watch Round 1 action live, Nicklaus, Player hit 2020 ceremonial tee shots, 2020 Masters expert picks, predictions and odds, Soaking up experience of champs playing nine holes, DeChambeau playing a different Masters course, Weather updates: Round 1 briefly delayed at Masters. Historic Leaderboard: 2019 Masters. Kiz and Aphibarnrat were a part of that birdie-fest, making late afternoon charges up the leaderboard. He responded well to the treatment with a birdie on 2 and then birdies on two more par-5s (No. If not for a few missed putts from short distance, he could easily be entering the weekend in sole possession of the lead. T12. T6. T7. T4. Matt Kuchar, Justin Harding, Xander Schauffele, Louis Oosthuizen, Dustin Johnson (-8): A mixed bag here with Kuchar going low to join the crowded group just inside the top 10 while Oosty, D.J. The strange settings of a two-tee, earlier start could produce strange results, and Poulter is a world-class player who could take advantage and emerge as the unlikely winner. Woods shot a 2-under 70, matching his first round score from each of his first three Masters victories. T11. 16. Dustin Johnson, Justin Harding and Tiger Woods are all knotted with Schauffele in the standings ahead of Saturday at 6 under on the tournament. Phil Mickelson (-5): Strong finish from Phil, who had to pull out all the stops over the second nine during his charge. Covering the impact of coronavirus on the sports world. Did you know you can save your preferences across all your digital devices and platforms simply by creating a profile? At least a good chunk of golf was played. profile. That top-10 status is important considering each of the last 13 Masters winners has come from the top 10 at the conclusion of the first round. Francesco Molinari (-7): There's no such thing as a perfect round, but there is such a thing as a clean round, and Molinari played one. 3. He swung for the fences. The Masters leaderboard for 2020. and Xander had to grind a little bit for their scores just under par. Rory McIlroy, Patrick Reed and Sergio Garcia all carded 1-over 73s. He then followed that up with another birdie on the par-3 6th and an eagle on the par-5 8th for the best nine-hole performance we've seen so far this year (30). ESPN's up-to-the-minute leaderboard of the Vivint Houston Open golf tournament. At 10-under he's absolutely in the mix to win, needing only to drown out the Tiger roars the same way he did at the PGA Championship last August. T6. Corey Conners, J.B. Holmes, Lucas Bjerregaard, Gary Woodland Cameron Smith, Patton Kizzire, Francesco Molinari (-2): Big group here, among which we have to keep our eye on the Open Champion Molinari heading into Friday. The horn just sounded at Augusta National, suspending play because of darkness. 2 tee, Day needed to get stretched out for a back injury reportedly suffered while lifting one of his children near the putting green. 1. All Rights Reserved. Tiger Woods (-2): As Koepka pushed the lead out late in the day on Thursday, Tiger might have been thinking about two or three short misses on the green during his first nine. Xander Schauffele (-6): Schauffele had a meteoric rise on the leaderboard Friday thanks to a clean round that left him with only one bogey on the scorecard, which came on hole No. 1. 4. This major golf tournament is played annually at the Augusta National Golf Club. Francesco Molinari (-13): The world will be waking up early on Sunday to see whether Tiger Woods can win a fifth green jacket, but just like at The Open last year, it could Molinari that emerges as the winner from that group. AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Round 2 of the 2019 Masters was a leaderboard rollercoaster. Copyright: © 2020 ESPN Enterprises, Inc. All rights reserved. Others at T11. Get scores, player information, patron information, watch live. Leaderboard; Tee Times; TOURCast; Schedule. T1. © 2004-2020 CBS Interactive. ... From Amen Corner to a security guard, the most memorable moments from Tiger's 2019 Masters win. Among 50 leaders on the Final Official World Golf Ranking for 2019. Day threw out his back on Thursday, so there's still some concern over whether he can withstand the pain (an ongoing issue for him), but he looked to be in tip-top shape on Friday. All Rights Reserved.