At Augusta National Masters, play has been halted for the second time at 4:30 p.m. because of the weather. It appears that high winds are to blame for the fall of two large pine trees on the course. No injuries to customers have been reported.
When the horn sounded, it wasn’t raining, but play was stopped at 4:22 because of lightning and bad weather.
Before players were permitted to resume play, the first weather delay lasted 21 minutes.
After playing 36 holes, Brooks Koepka leads at 12 under par in the clubhouse.
___ 3:30 p.m. The second round of the Masters has resumed after a brief delay caused by threatening weather.
The fans were instructed to leave the course, but by the time officials gave the all-clear, most had not even left Augusta National.
There was only a 21-minute delay. The Masters,
Tiger Woods made his first birdie of the day with a short putt on the par-5 eighth hole as soon as the horn sounded.
As he gets closer to the turn, he’s at 2 over par and considering the cut line.
3.25 p.m.: The Masters has been postponed because of gloomy skies all around Augusta National Tiger Woods,
Brooks Koepka is among those who have completed the second round, despite the fact that it was not raining when the horn sounded at 3:07 p.m. due to the threat of lightning and the stormy weather. At the halfway point of the tournament, he shot a 5 under-par 67, bringing his total to 12-under-par 132.
Sam Bennett and Rory McIlroy were the day’s biggest surprises.
With his second straight 68, Bennett is putting on one of his best performances as an amateur, remaining four shots behind the lead.
One of the favorites, McIlroy set his sights on completing his career Grand Slam. However, his struggle to a 77 suggests that he won’t even make it to the weekend. Through 26 holes, he is 5-over 149, three shots off the projected cut line.
Tiger Woods is also having trouble even making the cut. As he plays the eighth hole, he is three over par.
2:10 p.m. Sam Bennett is not going anywhere under the Masters 2023, bright lights.
At Augusta National, the amateur from Madisonville, Texas, is actually climbing the leaderboard.
He has assembled consecutive birdies at the thirteenth and fourteenth openings to move into second spot at 8 under through 32 openings, four shots behind clubhouse pioneer Creeks Koepka.
Bennett, who is 23 years old, is trying to beat Ken Venturi’s 1956 36-hole amateur record of 9 under. In the second round, he still has four holes to play.
Bennett shot a 68 in the first round on Thursday, and so far on Day 2, he has five birdies and one bogey. The Texas A&M star has hit 92% of his fairways (23 of 25) with impressive accuracy.
Creeks Koepka exploited the early prime playing conditions at Augusta Public, shooting an intruder free round of 67 to move to 12-under for the competition, five shots in front of the remainder of the field.
Jon Rahm, who leads the first round and is 7 under par, is one of several golfers who have yet to tee off. Viktor Hovland, the other leader in the first round, just started.
However, they will need to work hard to catch Koepka, who performed especially well on the par 5s. He was even par on the rest of the course and 5 under on those four holes.
Koepka has won the U.S. Open and PGA Title two times yet is focusing in on a first Bosses win in the wake of completing second here in 2019. He has only one bogey in 36 holes and shot 65 on Thursday to tie for the lead in the first round.
At 12:55 p.m., Tiger Woods will play the Augusta National course in an attempt to extend his 22-year streak of qualifying. As a professional, the five-time champion has never missed the cut at the tiger woods masters,
On Thursday, Woods shot a 2-over-par 74, putting him nine shots behind leader Brooks Koepka.
He might be 14 shots behind Koepka when he tees off, as Koepka is climbing the leaderboard.
Before the weekend, Rory McIlroy faces the possibility of being sent home from the Masters.
From one of the favorites for the green jacket, this was not at all what anyone expected.
On a day when many players are taking advantage of favorable scoring conditions before a storm front moves into Augusta National, McIlroy has astonishingly bogeyed four of the first seven holes.
McIlroy is at 4 over for the competition, a stunning 16 strokes behind pioneer Creeks Koepka.
A birdie at the par-5 15th raised Koepka’s score to 12 under, putting him four shots ahead of the field and playing on the new LIV Golf tour.
Jason Day is the nearest challenger.
11:55 a.m. Brooks Koepka leads by four strokes in the Masters’ second round.
After missing his second shot through the green at the par-5 13th hole, Koepka made a short birdie putt. He shot 11 under for the tournament with a two-putt from the fringe Scottie Scheffler,
liv golfers in masters, The 36-opening record is a 14-under 130, set by Jordan Spieth in 2015 en route to the green coat.
the masters 2023 Koepka, a four-time major champion and one of the most well-known players on the new LIV Golf Tour, wants to help the Saudi-backed league win a lot.
The established PGA Tour and LIV, which has 17 players left in the field after Kevin Na’s withdrawal, will meet for the first time at the Masters.