5 Golfers Who Can Catch Bubba Watson On Moving Day

5 Golfers Who Can Catch Bubba Watson On Moving Day

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Through two rounds of the 2014 Masters, Bubba Watson holds a three stroke lead at seven under overall. Watson was able to capitalize on six birdie chances in Round 2, including five straight on the back nine to separate himself from the rest of the field. With only two bogey in the tournament, Watson is playing nearly blemish free golf, and it will take a great round by anyone hoping to catch him.

5. Adam Scott

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5. Adam Scott

Adam Scott
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Defending Masters champion Adam Scott looked as though he was fading on the score card during his second round. Then, like Watson, he was able to score three birdies on the back nine to finish with an even par Round 2, leaving himself at three under overall and four strokes back from Watson. Scott will need a subpar round to stay on pace with Watson and keep him within reach heading into the final round on Sunday.

4. Fred Couples

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4. Fred Couples

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Fred Couples always seems to play well at Augusta, and this year finds himself at two under overall and five strokes back of the leader Watson. Though he did not play exceptionally well on Day 2, it would be hard to count out the wily veteran. If Couples is able to come out and shoot another subpar round and keep himself with three strokes of the leaders heading into the final round, he will have a good chance of claiming his second green jacket.

3. Jordan Spieth

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3. Jordan Spieth

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Jordan Spieth came out with a two under 70 on Friday, including an eagle on the par 5 15th to keep himself at three under overall in his first Masters appearance. One of the reasons Spieth is still among the leaders is that he is hitting nearly 78 percent of fairways in regulation, as opposed to the 58 percent he has been averaging all season. Spieth will need to continue his accuracy on Day 3 to stay within reach of the leader.

2. John Senden

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2. John Senden

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As unlikely as it seemed after Day 1, John Senden utilized six birdies in Round 2 while shooting a four under 68 to keep pace with Watson, and sole position of second place at four under overall for the tournament. With only three strokes between himself and Watson, can the 43-year-old Senden continue his hot play and win his first Major?

1. Thomas Bjorn

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1. Thomas Bjorn

Thomas Bjorn The Masters - Round Two
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On Friday, there were three players that came out and shot a four under 68 -- Watson, Senden and Thomas Bjorn. Unlike Senden or Watson, Bjorn was able to put up eight birdies in his second round, and if he is able to limit his bogies in Round 3, he should be able to continue his success and close the gap between himself and Watson.


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