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2012 Masters Update: Matt Kuchar Moves Into A Tie For The Lead

There has some been some movement at the top of the Masters leaderboard and there is a new contender with former Georgia Tech Yellow Jacket Matt Kuchar who has moved up seven spots to be in a tie for first place at at 5-under par with Lee Westwood.

Kuchar on the day is currently at 2-under through the eighth holes while Westwood is 1-under through six. The top of the leaderboard is crowded with four players just one stroke back and six others are two back of the leaders.

One golfer that is making a run on Saturday is Francesco Molinari who is 4-under through 16 holes, and currently is having the best round among those in contention.

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Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.