• The crowds were out in force for the start of the first major of the season...
  • William Porter Payne, chairman of Augusta National Golf Club, addressed the patrons before the 77th edition of the tournament got underway.
  • Gary Player, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus were the Honorary Starters.
  • Golf's 'Big Three' were all smiles on the first tee as they marked the 50th anniversary of the tradition at Augusta.
  • Skier Lindsey Vonn was at Augusta - I wonder who she was keeping an eye on?
  • Tiger Woods certainly had plenty of spectators watching him during his opening round.
  • Tiger may look to be contemplating plenty, but a two-under 70 means he is nicely poised heading into Friday.
  • Jamie Donaldson had a moment to remember at the sixth, hitting a hole-in-one!
  • Bubba Watson's driver was looking pretty in pink as the defending champion got his title defence underway.
  • Err, Bubba, that's not the way to the hole. He finished up on three over par.
  • David Lynn set the early pace, the 39-year-old from Stoke carding a four-under-par 68.
  • Englishman Ian Poulter - looking resplendent as ever with his choice of trousers - lines up a putt.
  • Rickie Fowler wasn't to be outshone in the fashion stakes. His bright outfit was matched by his golf, the American finishing on four under.
  • Australian Marc Leishman took over top spot on the leaderboard thanks to a round six-under score...
  • and despite the odd difficult moment, Sergio Garcia also managed a 66 to make it a two-way tie at the top.
  • Tianlang Guan showed no signs of nerves, the 14-year-old getting a birdie at the last to sign for a 73.
  • We can see you! South African Charl Schwartzel chips out from behind a tree.
  • Phil Mickelson shows his frustration during a see-saw round of 71, particularly on the back nine.
  • Rory McIlroy also had some ups and downs during his level-par round. The putter was particularly cold for the Northern Irishman.
  • Fred Couples and Dustin Johnson both excelled playing alongside each other, finishing four under and five under respectively.

2013 - Day One

The crowds were out in force for the start of the first major of the season...