Hole of the day


No. 1: Tea olive

Par 4, 445 yards

2012 four-day field average: 4.3905

2013 first-round average: 4.312

Birdies: 9

Pars: 50

Bogeys: 30

Over-bogey: 4

Review: The drive can be tougher than it looks since the tee was moved 15-20 yards back in 2006. The hole ranked as the toughest of the day. The nerves can strike easily on the first tee shots, and they did for virtually everyone from rookie Russell Henley, who professed that he was near tears at beginning his first Masters, to experienced pros such as Lee Westwood and Rickie Fowler, and former Masters champs Charl Schwartzel and Craig Stadler; all four took double-bogey 6 on Thursday.

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