Masters Tournament Updates: Early Pairings Tee Off as Everyone Chases Matsuyama

Robert MacIntyre would start Sunday at two under par and in a tangle for 10th place.
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Two players making their debuts at the Masters are in the top 10. Get excited — but not too excited.

Will Zalatoris, who is seven under par for the tournament, finished Saturday’s round in a tie for second. He tees off at 2:20 p.m. Eastern time. And Robert MacIntyre, at two under and teeing off at 2 p.m., was among those standing in 10th place on Sunday morning. If either of them can prevail, a mighty ask given that Hideki Matsuyama is at 11 under, the Masters will have a first-time player as its champion, ending a drought that has lasted since Fuzzy Zoeller managed the feat in 1979.

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