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Quiros achieves his goal

Alvaro Quiros gave one of the more eye-opening comments from players after an opening-round 65 Thursday that left him tied for the lead in the 2011 Masters Tournament. Quiros said his aim was to make the cut and "it would be stupid" to think about shooting 65 again. Quiros was right on target Friday. The big hitter shot 1-over par 73 to make his first Masters cut in three attempts.

3rd time's charm for co-leader Quiros of Spain

Alvaro Quiros has just two thoughts entering today. First, he plans to hit driver on the opening hole. Second, he wants to make the cut. Both of those are doable, considering the Spaniard's career round at the Masters Tournament. Quiros birdied three of the final four holes Thursday to match Rory McIlroy atop the leaderboard with an opening 7-under 65.

McIlroy, Quiros sit atop leaderboard

The international flags over the main leaderboard at Augusta National Golf Club are flying proudly after one day of the 75th Masters Tournament. On the 50th anniversary of the event's first international champion, Thursday's opening round was truly a global affair. Nine international players are among the 13 players in the top 10, including the top four.

McIlroy, Quiros lead foreign contingent at Masters

Rory McIlroy roared to an opening 7-under-par 65 in the morning and finished the first round of the Masters Tournament tied with Spaniard Alvaro Quiros, who closed with three birdies down the stretch.

Quiros still trying to learn tricks of Augusta National

Augusta National is the most familiar course to many golfers in the world, so imagine being a golfer good enough to qualify for the Masters Tournament but not having the vaguest idea what the course looks like.
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Aaron, Tommy Allenby, Robert Appleby, Stuart Ballesteros, Seve Beem, Rich Bjorn, Thomas Bohn, Jason Brewer, Gay Browne, Olin Bryant, Bart Burke, Jack Cabrera, Angel Calcavecchia, Mark Campbell, Michael Campbell, Chad Casper, Billy Choi, K. J. Cink, Stewart Clark, Tim Clarke, Darren Coody, Charles Couples, Fred Crane, Ben Crenshaw, Ben Curtis, Ben
Daly, John DiMarco, Chris Donald, Luke Dougherty , Dillon Duval, David Elkington, Steve Els, Ernie Faldo, Nick Floyd, Ray Ford, Doug Funk, Fred Furyk, Jim Garcia, Sergio Glover, Lucas Goalby, Bob Goosen, Retief Hamilton, Todd Harrington, Padraig Hensby, Mark Herron, Tim Howell, David Howell III, Charles Immelman, Trevor Jimenez, Miguel Angel Jobe, Brandt
Johnson, Zach Katayama, Shingo Langer, Bernhard Lehman, Tom Leonard, Justin Levet, Thomas Lonard, Peter Love III, Davis Lyle, Sandy Marsh, Kevin Maruyama, Shigeki Mayfair, Billy McElhinney, Brian McGinley, Paul Mediate, Rocco Micheel, Shaun Mickelson, Phil Mize, Larry Molinari, Edoardo Montgomerie, Colin Moore, Ryan Nelson, Byron Nicklaus, Jack O'Hair, Sean O'Hern, Nick
O'Meara, Mark Ogden, Clay Ogilvie, Joe Ogilvy, Geoff Olazabal, Jose Maria Palmer, Arnold Pampling, Rod Perry, Kenny Pettersson, Carl Player, Gary Purdy, Ted Scott, Adam Singh, Vijay Stadler, Craig Stenson, Henrik Taylor, Vaughn Toms, David Verplank, Scott Watson, Tom Weir, Mike Westwood, Lee Woods, Tiger Woosnam, Ian Zoeller, Fuzzy

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