Dylan Frittelli is tied for the lead in the first round of the Masters
Dylan Frittelli is tied for the lead in the first round of the Masters.
The 30-year-old South African picked up three strokes as he completed his rain-delayed first round. He is at 7 under through 15 holes and tied with Paul Casey. The Englishman was able to finish 18 before darkness fell on Thursday.
Also making a move are Justin Thomas and Sungjae Im. They are at 6 under and still on the course finishing their first rounds. Justin Rose, Webb Simpson and Xander Schauffele were at minus 5.
Frittelli was part of the Texas Longhorns team that won the 2012 NCAA championship. He has one win on tour from last year’s John Deere Classic.
Dylan Frittelli is making his move up the leaderboard as the twice-delayed first round of the Masters nears completion.
Paul Casey had the overnight lead after shooting a 7-under 65. Frittelli was at 4 under through nine holes when darkness came. He came out Friday morning with a pair of birdies to move to minus 6.
The second round was scheduled to begin at around 9:30 a.m.