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Delayed (x2) Round 1 At Masters Nears Completion

AUGUSTA, Ga.: The Latest on the Masters, the ultimate golf main of the yr (all instances EST):

9:35 p.m.

The second spherical is underway on the Masters, and the primary spherical hasn’t fairly completed up but.

About two dozen golfers have been nonetheless on the course after being unable to finish 18 holes earlier than darkness fell on Thursday night time. Among them was Dylan Frittelli, who performed simply 9 holes on the primary day. He spent the night time at four underneath, then improved to minus-7 Friday morning, via 17 holes. That put him in a tie with in a single day chief Paul Casey.

The first fall Masters was delayed seven months by the coronavirus pandemic. Then the event bought in solely a few half-hour of play earlier than a three-hour delay for lighting on Thursday morning.

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9:15 a.m.

Dylan Frittelli is tied for the lead within the first spherical of the Masters.

The 30-year-old South African picked up three strokes as he accomplished his rain-delayed first spherical. He is at 7 underneath via 15 holes and tied with Paul Casey. The Englishman was in a position to end 18 earlier than darkness fell on Thursday.

Also making a transfer are Justin Thomas and Sungjae Im. They are at 6 underneath and nonetheless on the course ending their first rounds. Justin Rose, Webb Simpson and Xander Schauffele have been at minus 5.

Frittelli was a part of the Texas Longhorns workforce that received the 2012 NCAA championship. He has one win on tour from final yr’s John Deere Classic.

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8:15 a.m.

Dylan Frittelli is making his transfer up the leaderboard because the twice-delayed first spherical of the Masters nears completion.

The event was postponed from April due to the coronavirus pandemic. When the primary fall Masters started on Thursday it lasted solely about 30 minutes earlier than heavy rain and lighting pressured marshals to clear the course.

Paul Casey had the in a single day lead after taking pictures a 7-under 65. Frittelli was at four underneath via 9 holes when darkness got here. He got here out Friday morning with a pair of birdies to maneuver to minus 6.

The second spherical was scheduled to start at round 9:30 a.m.

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