Lee Westwood's mum walked away from the ninth hole, waving her hand in front of her face on a balmy spring day.
The first tee shot clattered through a pair of pines on the left side of the 13th fairway, finally landing on the wrong side of Rae's Creek. Tiger Woods tried again, and this wasn't any better. Fans peered across the fairway and only heard the ball rifle through some bushes.
Tiger Woods will play the first two rounds of the Masters with Luke Donald and Scott Piercy.
Notable pairings include Tiger Woods with Luke Donald and Scott Piercy at 10:45 a.m., and 2012 Masters champion Bubba Watson with Ian Poulter and Steven Fox at 10:34.
There was a time not long ago when Britain's golfers ruled Augusta National like no other country. Now, the latest group of talented Brits is determined to end the empire's 17-year drought at the Masters.
A look at 20 top players going into the 77th Masters, to be played April 11-14 at Augusta National Golf Club (listed in predicted order of finish):
Jim Furyk goes into the Tampa Bay Championship at No. 5 in driving accuracy on the PGA Tour and No. 146 in distance off the tee.
Jim Furyk lost in a playoff a year ago at the Tampa Bay Championship and had no reason to feel as though he threw one away. Luke Donald simply beat him and two others with a 7-iron out of the rough to 6 feet for birdie on the first extra hole.