Twenty years after his win at Augusta, 52-year-old Fred Couples grabbed a share of the second-round lead at the Masters, making seven birdies to get to 5-under par and a tie with Sergio Garcia, Rory McIlroy and Jason Dufner. They were all one shot ahead of Lee Westwood, who made double bogey on 18 to finish a round of 1-over 73.
Golf fans are expecting this year's Master's Golf Tournament to be one of the best-ever. Players tee off this week at Augusta National Golf Club. It'll be hard to top last year's race to the finish line -- when at least eight-players had a shot at winning top prize on the last day. But top players appear to be at the top of their games, creating a huge buzz.
A green jacket that belonged to Masters Tournament co-founder Bobby Jones will be up for auction next month, and auction officials say they expect it to go for more than $100,000. The jacket will be put up for bid Aug. 4 in conjunction with the Chicago National Sports Show in Rosemont, Ill.
The Master tournament is underway in Augusta. The first group of golfers teed-off around 7:45 Thursday morning. But official play is always preceeded by a time-honored tradition. Thousands of fans lined the opening fairway Thursday as Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus hit ceremonial tee shots to get the tournament under way.