Practice Rounds and Preparations at Augusta

1 of 25 Simon Bruty/SI
Practice Rounds and Preparations at Augusta On Wednesday morning, Tiger Woods showed up for a practice round with Robert Karlsson (left) and Bubba Watson (not pictured). function fbs_click() {u="http://www.golf.com/golf/gallery/article/0,28242,1889652,00.html";t=document.title;window.open('http://www.facebook.com/sharer.php?u='+encodeURIComponent(u)+'&t='+encodeURIComponent(t),'sharer','toolbar=0,status=0,width=626,height=436');return false;} html .fb_share_link { padding:2px 0 0 20px; height:16px; background:url(http://b.static.ak.fbcdn.net/images/share/facebook_share_icon.gif?8:26981) no-repeat top left; }Share on Facebook addthis_pub = 'golf'; addthis_logo = 'http://s9.addthis.com/custom/golf/golf_logo.jpg'; var addthis_offset_top = -155; addthis_logo_color = '555555'; addthis_brand = 'Golf.com'; addthis_options = 'email, facebook, twitter, digg, delicious, myspace, google, reddit, live, more' Share
2 of 25 Simon Bruty/SI
Miguel Angel Jimenez has finished in the top 10 three times at the Masters.
3 of 25 Simon Bruty/SI
This is Spanish golfer Alvaro Quiros's first Masters appearance.
4 of 25 Andrew Redington/Getty Images
"I'm here to enjoy myself and hopefully pick up some valuable experience. If it doesn't quite work out this week, I'll hopefully have plenty more to try to do well in," said Rory McIlroy, 19, who is playing in his first Masters, too. function fbs_click() {u="http://www.golf.com/golf/gallery/article/0,28242,1889652,00.html";t=document.title;window.open('http://www.facebook.com/sharer.php?u='+encodeURIComponent(u)+'&t='+encodeURIComponent(t),'sharer','toolbar=0,status=0,width=626,height=436');return false;} html .fb_share_link { padding:2px 0 0 20px; height:16px; background:url(http://b.static.ak.fbcdn.net/images/share/facebook_share_icon.gif?8:26981) no-repeat top left; }Share on Facebook addthis_pub = 'golf'; addthis_logo = 'http://s9.addthis.com/custom/golf/golf_logo.jpg'; var addthis_offset_top = -155; addthis_logo_color = '555555'; addthis_brand = 'Golf.com'; addthis_options = 'email, facebook, twitter, digg, delicious, myspace, google, reddit, live, more' Share
5 of 25 Simon Bruty/SI
Jose Maria Olazabal has won two green jackets.
6 of 25 Fred Vuich/SI
Tiger Woods, talking with Ernie Els here, stopped by the practice green on Monday afternoon.
7 of 25 Fred Vuich/SI
Woods won in his last outing at the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill.
8 of 25 Fred Vuich/SI
The world's No. 1 golfer hit a few balls with caddie Steve Williams looking on.
9 of 25 Fred Vuich/SI
Gary Player and defending champion Trevor Immelman were out on Monday morning.
10 of 25 Fred Vuich/SI
Player has won the Masters three times.
11 of 25 Fred Vuich/SI
Immelman has not won since last year's Masters.
12 of 25 Simon Bruty/SI
Mickelson missed the cut last week in the Shell Houston Open.
13 of 25 Simon Bruty/SI
Mickelson's swing coach, Butch Harmon, joined him during his round.
14 of 25 Simon Bruty/SI
With two wins under his belt so far this season, Mickelson is going for his third green jacket.
15 of 25 Simon Bruty/SI
"It's hard for me to sit here and tell you that [the Grand Slam] can't be done, because I've done it before," said Woods in a press conference on Tuesday. "It's just a matter of winning the right four at the right time. So hopefully it will start this week for me." function fbs_click() {u="http://www.golf.com/golf/gallery/article/0,28242,1889652,00.html";t=document.title;window.open('http://www.facebook.com/sharer.php?u='+encodeURIComponent(u)+'&t='+encodeURIComponent(t),'sharer','toolbar=0,status=0,width=626,height=436');return false;} html .fb_share_link { padding:2px 0 0 20px; height:16px; background:url(http://b.static.ak.fbcdn.net/images/share/facebook_share_icon.gif?8:26981) no-repeat top left; }Share on Facebook addthis_pub = 'golf'; addthis_logo = 'http://s9.addthis.com/custom/golf/golf_logo.jpg'; var addthis_offset_top = -155; addthis_logo_color = '555555'; addthis_brand = 'Golf.com'; addthis_options = 'email, facebook, twitter, digg, delicious, myspace, google, reddit, live, more' Share
16 of 25 Simon Bruty/SI
Woods will tee off at 1:52 p.m. EST on Thursday.
17 of 25 Simon Bruty/SI
Karlsson finished T8 at last year's Masters.
18 of 25 Simon Bruty/SI
Watson was a rookie at last year's Masters, where he finished T20.
19 of 25 Simon Bruty/SI
Fred Couples, here with Tiger, finished T3 in his last outing at the Shell Houston Open.
20 of 25 Jamie Squire/Getty Images
Fans on their way to watch the practice rounds embraced the Masters spirit in their color outfits.
21 of 25 Andrew Redington/Getty Images
Geoff Ogilvy has already won twice this year and is looking for his first green jacket.
22 of 25 Harry How/Getty Images
Tiger Woods consulted with swing coach Hank Haney on Tuesday.
23 of 25 Harry How/Getty Images
Woods gave a press conference on Tuesday but didn't play a practice round due to the cold, windy weather at Augusta. function fbs_click() {u="http://www.golf.com/golf/gallery/article/0,28242,1889652,00.html";t=document.title;window.open('http://www.facebook.com/sharer.php?u='+encodeURIComponent(u)+'&t='+encodeURIComponent(t),'sharer','toolbar=0,status=0,width=626,height=436');return false;} html .fb_share_link { padding:2px 0 0 20px; height:16px; background:url(http://b.static.ak.fbcdn.net/images/share/facebook_share_icon.gif?8:26981) no-repeat top left; }Share on Facebook addthis_pub = 'golf'; addthis_logo = 'http://s9.addthis.com/custom/golf/golf_logo.jpg'; var addthis_offset_top = -155; addthis_logo_color = '555555'; addthis_brand = 'Golf.com'; addthis_options = 'email, facebook, twitter, digg, delicious, myspace, google, reddit, live, more' Share
24 of 25 Simon Bruty/SI
Phil Mickelson took to the course early on Tuesday with amateur Drew Kittleson.
25 of 25 Fred Vuich/SI
Fellow South African Louis Oosthuizen joined Immelman and Player. • Interactive Course Map: Augusta • What's in my bag: Masters Edition • Complete Masters coverage function fbs_click() {u="http://www.golf.com/golf/gallery/article/0,28242,1889652,00.html";t=document.title;window.open('http://www.facebook.com/sharer.php?u='+encodeURIComponent(u)+'&t='+encodeURIComponent(t),'sharer','toolbar=0,status=0,width=626,height=436');return false;} html .fb_share_link { padding:2px 0 0 20px; height:16px; background:url(http://b.static.ak.fbcdn.net/images/share/facebook_share_icon.gif?8:26981) no-repeat top left; }Share on Facebook addthis_pub = 'golf'; addthis_logo = 'http://s9.addthis.com/custom/golf/golf_logo.jpg'; var addthis_offset_top = -155; addthis_logo_color = '555555'; addthis_brand = 'Golf.com'; addthis_options = 'email, facebook, twitter, digg, delicious, myspace, google, reddit, live, more' Share