published Friday, April 12th, 2013

Crazy Friday at Augusta

Amateur Tianlang Guan of China touches fists with his caddie Brian Tam after putting on the third hole during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday in Augusta, Ga.
Amateur Tianlang Guan of China touches fists with his caddie Brian Tam after putting on the third hole during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday in Augusta, Ga.
Photo by Associated Press /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Several familiar names — Dustin Johnson, Fred Couples and Jim Furyk — have exchanged the lead on a busy day for the Masters scoreboard operators at Augusta National Golf Course.

Johnson was the first player to get to 7 under at this Masters before making a double-bogey 7 on 15. Johnson and Couples are at 4 under, one back of Jim Furyk, who was 5 under through eight holes Friday.

Teenage hotshot Tianlang Guan shot a 75 Friday and is in contention to make the weekend at 4 over through 36 holes.

UTC senior Steven Fox is 1 over through 3 holes Friday and is 5 over for the tournament.

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about Jay Greeson...

Jay was named the Sports Editor of the Times Free Press in 2003 and started with the newspaper in May 2002 as the Deputy Sports Editor. He was born and raised in Smyrna, Ga., and graduated from Auburn University before starting his newspaper career in 1997 with the Newnan (Ga.) Times Herald. Stops in Clayton and Henry counties in Georgia and two years as the Sports Editor of the Marietta (Ga.) Daily Journal preceded Jay’s ...

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