Tom Watson, who won his first Masters in 1977 when Tiger Woods was just 17 months old, turned back the clock in the first round of the Masters, shooting a solid 1-under round of 71.
Watson is not going to win the Masters (he is still 5 strokes back), but it was a fabulous score for a golfer who has only made the cut once at the Masters in the last 12 years. There is now a good chance the 2-time champion will still be playing on the weekend, shooting the same score as defending champion Bubba Watson.
Watson got off to a slow start with a bogey on the first but quickly rebounded with a birdie on the par-5 second and stayed at even or under-par for the remainder of the round.
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