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TEEING OFF: With gratitude from Augusta Nationals opening round
Jack Nicklaus looks up to the sky to honor Arnold Palmer before hitting an honorary first tee shot for the ceremonial start of the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday. - photo by AP Photo/David J. Phillip
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The wind gusts at Amen Corner Thursday ripped hats off the heads of patrons. Golfers stepped away from their balls three and four times, often bringing the pace of play to a halt. Bathroom lines were moving even slower.