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2012 Masters Leaderboard: Lee Westwood Leads, Hunter Mahan In Contention

The first round of the 2012 Masters is now in the books, and a familiar face sits alone atop the leaderboard. Lee Westwood finished the day -5, after shooting a 67 in the first round.

Louis Oosthuizen is alone in second place, just one stroke behind Westwood. Oosthuizen went into the clubhouse leading with his -4, but Westwood would eventually overtake him.

Hunter Mahan, who spent his college years at Oklahoma State, is five strokes off the pace. Mahan finished the day even par after shooting a 72. Mahan currently resides in Colleyville, Texas and seems to be the best bet for any local golfer to win the green jacket this year.

Golf superstar Tiger Woods finished the day even par as well. Woods was sitting at -2 headed into the 17th hole, but bogeyed his final two holes to finish the day even par.

Rory McIlroy, one of the favorites for the green jacket, finished the day -1.

For more on the 2012 Masters, be sure to check out SB Nation's golf hub, as well as SB Nation's golf blog, Waggle Room.

Photographs by jamesbrandon, jdtornow, phlezk, flygraphix, mcdlttx, tomasland, and literalbarrage used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.