• Golf legends Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player prepare to get the Masters under way
  • Palmer, now 84, cracks the ceremonial first tee shot
  • Jonas Blixt was the man setting the pace in the early stages at Augusta
  • Defending champion Adam Scott made a flying start with a birdie at the first
  • Much was expected of Rory McIlroy and he made a solid opening
  • Rickie Fowler was his usual colourful self as he got his opening round under way
  • Angel Cabrera lines up a putt on a day which saw him struggle
  • English amateur Matthew Fitzpatrick was among the early starters
  • Ian Poulter lines up a putt on the first green on his way to a 78
  • Graeme McDowell waves to the gallery at the opening hole
  • Webb Simpson takes the applause after a birdie at the first
  • Miguel Angel Jimenez encourages his tee shot at the fourth
  • Bill Haas opened with fine round of 68 to take the day one lead
  • Bubba Watson anxiously watches a bunker shot on his way to a bogey-free round
  • England's Justin Rose made a wretched start to his opening round
  • Luke Donald had Sergio Garcia for company
  • Rory McIlroy opened with a one-under round of 71
  • England's Lee Westwood sizes up a putt at the first
  • Louis Oosthuizen watches his tee shot on the 17th on his way to a round of 69
  • But the day belonged to Haas who took the lead for the first time in a major

Masters - Day One

Golf legends Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player prepare to get the Masters under way