Masters Round Two Highlights As They Happened

04/06/2012

AUGUSTA, GA – Second round play has begun at Augusta National, as first-round leader Lee Westwood takes to the course after firing a 67 on Thursday.

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We’ll update this page with highlights and interviews from our coverage as they happen throughout the day.

7:30 PM ET: Round two from Augusta is in the books. Here are some of Mark Malone’s post-round interviews. Fred Couples and Jason Dufner are your co-leaders heading into the weekend.

(Fred Couples’ interview with Mark Malone)

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(Jason Dufner’s interview with Mark Malone)

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(Rory McIlroy’s interview with Mark Malone)

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7:24 PM ET: Tiger saves par at 18 with a great shot out of the sand. He’s at +3 heading into the weekend.

7:11 PM ET: Woods makes par at 17. Jimenez does too.

6:44 PM ET: Tiger is not happy. After scrambling to make par at 15, Woods hits a wayward tee shot at 16 and kicks his club away. He ends up making bogey to drop to +3 for the tournament.

(Tiger boots his club)

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6:28 PM ET: Miguel Angel Jimenez is in the water on 15 and he makes bogey to drop to -3 for the tournament.

5:48 PM ET: Matt Kuchar makes a birdie at the 15th and he’s headed to the 16th tee two shots off the lead. Kuchar is -2 on the day and -3 for the tournament.

5:15 PM ET: Tiger misses his par putt and he’s +2 for the tournament.

5:09 PM ET: Tiger’s third at 11 lands inches away from the pin but it skitters by and he’ll have 12 feet to save par.

4:37 PM ET: Tiger makes bogey at 9 to finish the first nine with a 37. He’s +1 for the tournament. Miguel Angel Jimenez, meanwhile, gets up and down for par and sits at -4 for the tournament as he heads to the second nine.

4:19 PM ET: Phil Mickelson rolls in a birdie at 18 to finish with a 68 for the day. He’s now -2 for the tournament.

(Mickelson’s birdie at 18)

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4:00 PM ET: Rory McIlroy and Bubba Watson both get up and down at 18 to save par and make it to the clubhouse at -4 for the tournament.

3:48 PM ET: Sergio Garcia makes 5 at 18 to card a 68. Sergio drops to -4, one shot behind leaders Jason Dufner and Fred Couples.

3:43 PM ET: Tiger cards a four at the par-three sixth hole and drops to even par on the day and even par for the tournament.

3:38 PM ET: Fred Couples rolls in his par putt to finish at -5 after a second-round 67.

(Couples’ par putt at 18)

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3:19 PM ET: Westwood three-putts from about 15 feet on the 18th to card a 73 after a double bogey. He’s now -4 on the tournament.

(Westwood’s double bogey at 18)

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3:04 PM ET: Tiger bogeys the fourth and he’s at -1 on the day and the tournament.

3:01 PM ET: Fred Couples has dropped in back-to-back birdies at 15 and 16 to get to -5 on the tournament.

(Couples rolls in his birdie putt on 16)

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2:42 PM ET: Tiger has birdied the third to get to two-under. Meanwhile, Jason Dufner bogeys 18 to finish his day with a 70. He’s five-under after two rounds of the 76th Masters.

2:33 PM ET: Tiger Woods is on the course. He’s one-under on the day through two.

2:27 PM ET: Lee Westwood’s eagle putt at 15 just misses, but he taps in for birdie to get back to -6 and a share of the lead with Jason Dufner, who is playing 18.

2:18 PM ET: Louis Oosthuizen spoke with our Mark Malone after his even-par round.

(Louis Oosthuizen’s interview with Mark Malone)

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2:13 PM ET: Dufner has birdied again at 16 to get to -6 and grab the outright lead.

(Dufner’s birdie putt at the 16th)

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1:48 PM ET: Jason Dufner birdies the 13th and 14th to get to five-under and a share of the lead with Lee Westwood. Peter Hanson has dropped a shot back after a bogey at 10.

1:26 PM ET: Westwood bounces back from his first bogey of the day with a birdie at 12 to get back to -5 and a share of the lead.

(Lee Westwood’s birdie at the 12th)

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1:17 PM ET: With birdies at 16 and 17, Louis Oosthuizen has gotten it back to even par on the day and four-under for the tournament.

1:15 PM ET: Westwood bogeys the 11th at almost the same moment as Hanson saves par with a tricky four-footer at 8. Hanson the sole leader at -5 now, with Westwood, Crane and McIlroy one shot back.

12:52 PM ET: And now Sergio Garcia has rolled one in at the par five eighth to get to -4.

(Garcia’s birdie takes him to within one shot of the lead)

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12:46 PM ET: Fred Couples rolled in a birdie at 8 to move to -2 on the tournament.

(Couples’ birdie putt at eight)

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12:37 PM ET: Sergio Garcia is making a charge. He’s three-under for the day and -3 for the tournament through seven holes.

12:10 PM ET: The tiniest hint of sunshine peeking through the magnolia trees at Augusta. Scores have been relatively stagnant over the last hour. The latest check of the leader board: Westwood -5 (through 7), Hanson -5 (through 5 – double at 1, birdies at 2, 3, 4), Ben Crane -4, Paul Lawrie -4, Jason Duffner -3, Rory McIlroy -3.

10:25 AM ET: Jason Dufner has birdied two and three to move into a share of the lead at five-under.

10:08 AM ET: Westwood made par on the first hole to remain at five-under. Louis Oosthuizen has not fared so well today – he’s three-over for the day through five to drop to -1 for the tournament.

(Listen to Mark Malone’s interview with Lee Westwood after yesterday’s first round 67)

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10:00 AM ET: It’s a grey, cloudy and cool day at Augusta, but thus far, weather has not delayed a single shot of this year’s tournament. Lee Westwood leads after the first round. Highlights and analysis of day one.

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