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.

Bill Haas tees off on the 17th hole...

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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