Bill Haas leads the first round of the Masters

Bill Haas leads the first round of the Masters

April 10th, 2014 by David Uchiyama in Local - Breaking News

Bill Haas tees off on the 17th hole during the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Augusta, Ga.

Photo by Associated Press/Times Free Press.

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Bill Haas leads the first round of the Masters after he shot a 4-under 68 in a round that included six birdies and two bogeys.

He leads defending champion Adam Scott by one stroke.

There are six players who finished at 2-under 70 including former Vanderbilt golfer Brandt Snedeker who called a penalty on himself during his round.

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