Masters Day One Link Roll – It’s Charley Hoffman’s world, DJ bows out & Spieth cards another back nine quad

It sure was windy during Thursday’s opening round at The Masters but that didn’t seem to bother round one leader Charley Hoffman. Full coverage below including Dustin Johnson’s WD and Jordan Spieth’s second consecutive back-nine quadruple-bogey, this time a NINE on the par five 15th hole…

DAY ONE AT THE MASTERS

Charley Hoffman opens with stunning 65 for 4-shot lead at Masters (Golfweek)
Five things we learned on Day 1 of The 2017 Masters (Golf WRX)
Where does Dustin Johnson’s stair slip rank among freakiest golf injuries? (Golf Digest)
Masters tee times and pairings: Round 2 (National Club golfer)
Jordan Spieth makes another QUADRUPLE bogey at the Masters (Golf Digest)
Fast green putting tips for Augusta National (Golf Channel)
Masters superlatives: Thursday at Augusta National (Golfweek)
Fitzpatrick edges ahead at the Masters (European Tour)
Phil Mickelson in hunt after mixed-bag 1st round at Masters (Golfweek)
Today at the Masters: DJ’s major curse strikes again (National Club golfer)
Brutal day at Augusta, but the course preparers kept things on track (Golfweek)
Masters in numbers: First round stats (National Club golfer)
2017 Masters Round One This And That (Geoff Shackelford)
Sullivan happy to tame wild Augusta (European Tour)
Hoffman dominates day one at Augusta (European Tour)
Back injury forces Johnson out of Masters (European Tour)
Pieters makes fast start at Augusta (European Tour)
Classic clips: Willett’s big break (Golf Channel)
Charley Hoffman leads with 65 amid unpredictable conditions (Golfweek)
Jordan Spieth has another back-nine implosion at Augusta (Golfweek)
Not your average mid-amateur, Stewart Hagestad could make history at Masters (Golfweek)
Jordan Spieth makes quadruple bogey (again!) at the Masters (Golfweek)
Attending that Snoop Dogg Masters party was even better than I anticipated (Golf Digest)
Why a good first round at the 2017 Masters only sort of matters (Golf Digest)
Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player hit their Masters opening tee shots (Golf Digest)
Dustin Johnson walks off first tee, WDs from The Masters (Golf WRX)
How to handle Augusta-fast greens (Golf WRX)
All the gear: Nicklaus outdrives Player after tips from Rory McIlroy (National Club golfer)
English masters flying high at Augusta (National Club golfer)

TODAY’S EQUIPMENT & INSTRUCTION LINKS

Oberholser: How to set up like Adam Scott (Golf Channel)
Master the tour half wedge and jar it from the fairway (Golf Digest)
The Costco Kirkland Signature golf ball is back! (Golf Digest)
Video: Why Your Shoulders Don’t Turn Well (Golf WRX)
Costco Kirkland Signature Golf Balls Back in Stores (Golf WRX)

AND THE LATEST ON THE LEXI THOMPSON PENALTY SAGA…

Lexi Thompson Update: Mike Whan Walks a Fine Line (Pro Golf Now)

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