Masters Leaderboard: Ryo Ishikawa Starts Strong As Phil Mickelson Prepares To Tee Off

While 2011 Masters Tournament leaders Rory McIlroy, Angel Cabrera, and others won't start their final round competition for at least a couple more hours, Augusta National has at least hosted significant golf activity thus far Sunday morning, causing some minor leaderboard shuffling. You take what you can get, and you only get so much more Masters this year.

Ernie Els, Nick Watney, and Kyung-Tae Kim have entered their last back nine of the event, with Kim and Els looking to boost their scores and Watney trying to get back to even par on the day after shooting a double bogey on his hole No. 9.

Ryo Ishikawa started out hot with an eagle on hole No. 2, sending him to 3-under for the weekend, good enough for an 18th-place tie. Ian Poulter, however, shot for double bogey on his opening hole.

For more on the tournament, including a full list of Saturday's tee times, check out the rest of our 2011 Masters StoryStream. Be sure to stop by SB Nation Atlanta and SB Nation's golf community, Waggle Room, for more coverage of The Masters.

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