The Masters Day One Highlights

Catch up with all the action from day one at Augusta National

The Masters Day One Highlights
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Catch up with all the action from day one at Augusta National as the 81st Masters Tournament gets underway

The Masters Day One Highlights

Take a look a day one's highlights from day one at the US Masters, where American Charley Hoffman leads after a stunning seven under par round of 65. He's four clear of William McGirt in second.

Lee Westwood, who will pocket £2m if he wins the Green Jacket, is third on his own at two under, with Matt Fitzpatrick, Justin Rose, Phil Mickelson, Andy Sullivan and Sergio Garcia a shot back at one under.

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A brilliant round from Spieth, barring the 9 on the 15th of course...

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Casey on the charge

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Watch the best from Mickelson's 50th under par round at Augusta...

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A round up of the early starters

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Watch Lefty's eagle on the second...

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Martin Kaymer pitches in for eagle at the second!

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Daniel Summerhays almost makes the first ace at the 12th since 1988!

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Valspar Championship winner Adam Hadwin holes from off the green at the par-3 fourth to get back to level par for the tournament

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The Honorary Starters Ceremony - Watch as The Masters pays a touching tribute to The King Arnold Palmer and honorary starters Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus official open the 2017 Masters tournament. Nicklaus outdrove Player by five yards. Video starts at 55 seconds.

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Elliott Heath
Senior Staff Writer

Elliott Heath is our Senior Staff Writer and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016. He graduated in Sports Journalism in 2016 and currently manages the Golf Monthly news, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Elliott has interviewed some huge names in the golf world including Sergio Garcia, Thomas Bjorn, Bernd Wiesberger and Scotty Cameron as well as a number of professionals on the DP World and PGA Tours. He has also covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as three Open Championships including at Carnoustie in 2018 when he was inside the ropes with Tiger Woods. He has played 31 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Old Head and Alwoodley. He currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats anywhere between 4-6. His golfing highlight is making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, and he has made one hole-in-one.


Elliott is currently playing:


Driver: Honma TR20

3 wood: TaylorMade SIM2 Max

2 iron: Mizuno MP-18 MMC Fli-Hi

Irons: Mizuno MP5 4-PW

Wedges: Cleveland RTX ZipCore 50, 54, 58

Putter: Odyssey White Hot OG #5

Ball: Titleist Pro V1x