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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    The names of Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus are placed in a name placard at the first tee box at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, GA on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Palmer, Player and Nicklaus were the Honorary Starters for The Masters golf tournament.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Arnold Palmer waits to hit from the first tee at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, GA on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus were the Honorary Starters for The Masters golf tournament.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Patrons of Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, GA are walked onto the course by security on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Thursday was the first round of The Masters golf tournament.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Gary Player watches his drive from the first tee at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, GA on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Player, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus were the Honorary Starters for The Masters golf tournament.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    (L-R) Jack Nicklaus reaches out to fist bump Gary Player following Player's drive from first tee at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, GA on Thursday, April 10, 2014. (Center) Arnold Palmer looks on. Player, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus were the Honorary Starters for The Masters golf tournament.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Jack Nicklaus acknowledges the applause of fans as he prepares to hit from first tee at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, GA on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player were the Honorary Starters for The Masters golf tournament.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Jack Nicklaus watches his drive from first tee at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, GA on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player were the Honorary Starters for The Masters golf tournament.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    (L-R) Gary Player and Arnold Palmer wait to congratulate Jack Nicklaus on his drive from first tee at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, GA on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Player, Palmer and Nicklaus were the Honorary Starters for The Masters golf tournament.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Bill Haas hits a shot from the 12th tee during first round action of The Masters on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Haas finished the round at -4.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Bill Haas watches his drive to the 17th tee during first round action of The Masters on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Haas finished the round at -4.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Derek Ernst lines up his putt on the 13th green during first round action of The Masters on Thursday, April 10, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    (L-R) Bubba Watson and his caddie, Ted Scott talk at the 18th tee box during first round action of The Masters on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Watson finished the round at -3.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Adam Scott watches the flight of his shot toward the 12th green during first round action of The Masters on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Scott finished the round at -3.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Bill Haas hits from the 3rd tee box during first round action of The Masters on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Haas finished the round atop the leader board at -4.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Bill Haas follows through on his drive from the 18th tee during first round action of The Masters on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Haas finished the round at -4.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Webb Simpson looks over the edge of a sand trap at the 7th green during first round action of The Masters on Thursday, April 10, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Phil Mickelson is a face in the crowd as he waits to tee off at the 8th tee box during first round action of The Masters on Thursday, April 10, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Bubba Watson practices his swing before walking into a sand trap on the 18th fairway where his drive landed during first round action of The Masters on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Watson finished the round at -3.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Derek Ernst watches his drive from the 14th tee box during first round action of The Masters on Thursday, April 10, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Adam Scott follows through on his drive to the 12th green during first round action of The Masters on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Scott finished the round at -3.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Craig Stadler watches his ball bounce onto the 7th green after hitting from a sand trap during first round action of The Masters on Thursday, April 10, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Jonas Blixt hits his ball from a sand trap at the 7th green during first round action of The Masters on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Stadler finished the round at -2.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Caddie Shannon Wallis hands a putter to golfer Kevin Stadler as they approach the 7th green during first round action of The Masters on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Stadler finished the round at -2.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Bill Haas watches his drive to the 12th green during first round action of The Masters on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Haas finished the round at -4.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    (L-R) Adam Scott and caddie, Steve Williams look toward the 12th green during first round action of The Masters on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Scott finished the round at -3.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Angel Cabrera hits from the 3rd tee box during first round action of The Masters on Thursday, April 10, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Caddie Zak Williamson and golfer Jonas Blixt walk to the 15th green during first round action of The Masters on Thursday, April 10, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    (L-R) Caddie Wynand Stander and golfer Louis Oosthuizen discuss the 12th green during first round action of The Masters on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Oosthuizen finished the round at -3.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Bill Haas follows through on a drive along the 17th fairway during first round action of The Masters on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Haas finished the round at -4.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Bill Haas watches his putt on the 17th green during first round action of The Masters on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Haas finished the round at -4.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Adam Scott glances at toward the 12th green as he walks to the tee box during first round action of The Masters on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Scott finished the round at -3.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Jonas Blixt hits his ball from a sand trap at the 7th green during first round action of The Masters on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Stadler finished the round at -2.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Bubba Watson watches the flight of his drive from the 18th tee box during first round action of The Masters on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Watson finished the round at -3.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Bubba Watson walks around the sand trap on the 18th fairway where his drive landed during first round action of The Masters on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Watson finished the round at -3.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Louis Oosthuizen watches the flight of his shot toward the 12th green during first round action of The Masters on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Oosthuizen finished the round at -3.
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