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Bill Haas leads Masters after day one

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The first day of the Masters is in the books and the beautiful weather provided some exciting play at Augusta National on Thursday afternoon.

North Carolina native Bill Haas is the current leader in the clubhouse after shooting 68 to lead the tournament at four under.

Defending champion Adam Scott is currently in second place at three under. Scott shot a 69 and is currently a favorite to win the tournament.

Tied with Scott at three under is former University of Georgia golfer Bubba Watson. Watson won the Masters Tournament in 2012, but is trying to bounce back after a disappointing finish last year.

The second round of the Masters continues Friday morning. The tournament is expected to be an exciting finish as great weather conditions are predicted throughout the weekend.

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