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How great would it be to see. 53-year-old, Fred Couples win another green jacket? The guy just loves playing at Augusta National Golf Club. He is one stroke off the lead at 5 under par with only one hole left in his opening round. This man, this place, they were made for each-other. There is something about playing in the Masters, that’s just magical for the man so many call boom- boom. Fred Couples always plays well in the Masters. Through 17 holes, Couples only blemish came on the par 3 6th where he made bogey. He has played another amazing round of golf at Augusta National today. Couples made 7 birdies in his first 17 holes to go along with his single bogey. He finds himself only one shot out of the lead with one hole left to play. tell me one golf fan who wouldn’t want to see Couples win this thing. he is one of the most loved players of all time. The fans have a great love affair with Couples. Just think how many majors Couples might have won, if not for the back problems he has suffered though-out his PGA career. as we were writing this article, Couples made bogey on 18. He is still only 2 strokes off the lead and in great position for his second round in the morning. Lets hope Couples can continue to play great golf, this week at the Masters.
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Fred Couples is going to play in the Masters this weekend. He is not only going to see Saturday play, he should be in the last group. Fred Couples is tied for the lead in the Masters, yes folks you read this right. The man who loves Augusta National Golf Club as much as any player who ever lived, is tied for the lead at the age of 53. Couple played a heck of a second round today...
Fred Couples and Bernhard Langer briefly made round two of the Masters seem like ''Old Timers Day.''
The two former champions fell back on years of experience to navigate the tough, windy conditions Friday at Augusta National, climbing steadily up the leaderboard as many of their younger, stronger rivals lost their grip headed in the opposite direction.
Friday was a rough day at Augusta. With rain early and wind later in the day, scores were down for the most part. At the end the day we find history was made and many big names appear in a tightly packed field.
Most of the field struggled all day through rain, winds, or both. Only five golfers managed to put up round 2 scores of 3-under 69 or better. Today’s low score also went...
How can anyone not like Fred Couples? Not just the way he makes the game of golf seem so easy, with soft swings which has made him a Masters-icon at 53, 21 years after he wore his given his first and only Green jacket. But his personality, which seems to fit his golf game.… Read More
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Some of the talk Thursday at the Masters wasn't just about what was happening on the tees and greens, but who was outside the ropes looking in. The No. 1 and No. 2-ranked players in the world, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, had entourages that included girlfriends with some pedigree of their own.
For Woods it was Lindsey...
AUGUSTA, Ga. — Jason Day leads the Masters after the second round, and 14-year-old Guan Tianlang has become the youngest player to make the cut in PGA Tour history.
Day shot a 4-under 68 Friday for a 6-under 138 total. That gives him a one-stroke lead over Fred Couples and Marc Leishman.
Guan is 10 shots off the lead — just good enough to make the cut. His margin of error would...
A glance at Thursday's first round of the Masters at the 7,435-yard, par-72 Augusta National Golf Club.
Leading: Marc Leishman and Sergio Garcia, who shot opening-round 66s.
Pursuing: Dustin Johnson trails by a stroke, with six other golfers - including former champion Fred Couples - another shot back in third.
Where's Tiger?: Tied for 13th with nine others, after shooting...
Sergio Garcia started out with the lead. That didn't last long. Dustin Johnson seized the top spot. Then he dunked his ball in the water. Here comes Fred Couples, still chugging along at age 53. Look out, who's that charging up the board? Tiger Woods, of course.
But hold on, we're not done yet. Remember Jason Day, the guy who almost won the Masters a couple of years...
“A Tradition Unlike Any Other,” is a mere hours away and the anticipation has golf fans frothing at the mouth.
In the 2013 Masters, do you have Tiger or the field?
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5.) Fred Couples – One Major win and one green jacket (1992)
Day 1 at Augusta National was a day full of big names in the hunt, and a few newcomers shining at the top. Australian Marc Leishman finished the day with an early lead with a 6-under 66, and compatriot under-the-radar David Lynn put on a show with the putter to finish the day at -4. Sergio Garcia managed to not implode and finished tied for the lead at 6-under. There’s plenty of...
We have 36 holes to go at the Masters. Will Tiger Woods make a charge? Can a 14-year-old school the old guard? Does Fred Couples have some magic left in him? Follow along with all the sights and sounds from Augusta and check out our leaderboard to track the scores.
Tiger won't get disqualified The focus during play Friday was on a penalty that nearly cost 14-year-old Tianlang...