AUGUSTA, Ga. — Justin Rose picked one of the toughest days at Augusta National for his lowest score in the Masters.
Rose made seven birdies and an eagle during a 10-hole stretch. That took him from 2-over par to a 7-under 65 and a four-shot lead after the first round.
This was nothing like November. Everyone knew that before the tournament started. No one could have seen a 65 in dry, firm and fast conditions.
This was the fourth time that Justin Rose has had at least a share of the first-round lead at the Masters, a record he now shares with Jack Nicklaus.