More action from Augusta, as we pick our top 5 shots from day two of the 2020 Masters - and offer top tips on how to play them
The Top 5 Shots From Day Two Of The Masters And How To Play Them
Compared to yesterday, Augusta National seemed a little quieter on Friday – but we still managed to pick out a few handy shots.
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Here are the top 5 shots from day two of The Masters.
Knowing that you’ll be inspired, we’ve also got some top tips and advice from the pros and our Top 25 Coaches on how to play them.
So, in no particular order…
The Top 5 Shots From Day Two Of The Masters
1. Cameron Smith, Second Shot, Par-5 15th
The Australian with a masterclass on how to hit your fairway wood – or how to stripe your fairway wood directly at the pin.
This beauty, from 247 yards, set him up for an eagle, which he converted for a nice piece of crystal.
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2. Justin Thomas, Third Shot, Par-5 8th
Thomas didn’t have a lot going for him here: pine straws, a bank – but somehow he managed to get the ball up-and-down for birdie.
How about the use of the slope, too… not bad at all.
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3. Tiger Woods, Third Shot, Par-5 2nd
The 15-time Major winner looked set to walk off the par-5 2nd with a disappointing par when he found the greenside bunker with his approach, which gave him very little room to work with.
Woods, though, is pretty handy from the sand.
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4. Sebastian Munoz, Third Shot, Par-4 18th
The Colombian may have had a nice bit of green to work with, but everything about this chip was pure class.
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5. Dustin Johnson, Second Shot, Par-4 11th
The American made yesterday’s top 5 shots with a stunning approach into the par-5 2nd, and his iron play was equally impressive during much of his second round.
You don’t become world number one without striping your irons like this.
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