AUGUSTA, Ga. — Rickie Fowler is one associated with golf’s marquee names, but— because of Tiger Woods’ return and a web host of other intriguing storylines — the particular 29-year-old was somewhat lost within the Masters’ buildup. Fowler’s doing their best to rectify that wrong.
After shooting a good two-under 70 in Round one, Fowler is staying afloat on the difficult Day 2 at Augusta National. A standing supported simply by this marvelous save by Fowler at the sixth.
For context, Fowler’s tee photo got clipped by trees, departing 20 yards or so for their chip. He failed to get that will anywhere close, and it appeared Fowler would be lucky to leave along with bogey.
Yet he recorded a different number in the card, dropping a 66-foot explosive device to send a roar throughout the real estate:
With Jordan Spieth’s 6-6 begin, Fowler sits just one behind the particular leaders. Fowler has a strong background at Augusta, with three top-12 finishes in the last four years. Mentioned previously, there are a number of interesting permutations within how this tournament plays out there. Fowler winning his first main would be right among the best.