Sergio Garcia and Australian Marc Leishman are knotted atop the 2013 Masters leaderboard, but Tiger Woods is within striking distance as round two begins Friday at Augusta National.
The Spaniard equaled his best score at the Masters with a 6-under 66 in the first round Thursday, and Leishman weathered a bogey on the first hole with seven total birdies, including four straight on the back nine.
Woods was more reserved and sits at 2-under 70 for a jumbling tie at 13th. His only misstep was a bogey on the par-4 14th, but his three birdies were just enough to remain near the top.
American Rickie Fowler fired off two double bogeys on the first and 10th holes, but an eagle on the 15th and six birdies paced him for 4-under 68 in a tie for sixth place.
Three bogeys in the front-nine didn’t seem to frustrate Phil Mickelson, who hit four of his five birdies on the back-nine for a 1-under 71. Rory McIlroy ended his first round even, matching each of his five birdies with an equal number of bogeys.
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Play started at 8 a.m. and a free live online stream is available Masters.com here, beginning at 10:45 a.m. from Amen Corner.
ESPN will provide TV coverage from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday. The network will also have its own live online stream at Watch ESPN here, where you can submit your cable provider information to watch.
The full leaderboard can be viewed at the official Masters site here.