AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) – The Latest on the Masters (all times local):
Bernd Wiesberger of Austria has made a move in the second round of the Masters.
He had five birdies on the front nine Friday morning and went out in 31, getting to 3 under for the tournament and within three shots of leader Justin Rose. Wiesberger had a 5-foot birdie try on No. 9 that would have allowed him to tie the Master’s front-nine record and go out in 30, something that has been done on six previous occasions. He pushed it just a bit left, then tapped in for par.
Rose was 1 over through four holes Friday,
Wiesberger is trying to go 6-for-6 in making the cut in his Master’s appearances.
Justin Rose takes a four-shot lead into the second round of the Masters. When he tees off Friday morning, he has a chance to either build an even more significant lead or allow players to get a little closer.
It was only four years ago that Charley Hoffman had a four-shot lead after one round. The wind was ferocious during the opening two rounds in 2017. Hoffman opened with a 65. The next day he shot 75, and there was a four-way tie for the lead after 36 holes.
Augusta National remained dry, though there was significant cloud cover for morning groups, including Rose and Shane Lowry, Jordan Spieth, and Tyrrell Hatton.
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