The COVID pandemic has created a Masters like none had ever been seen. Instead of the blooming azaleas of April, there was the Fall Foliage of November at the Augusta National Golf Club. An early rainstorm halted play in the morning, but the skies cleared as record numbers were set on the court. Paul Casey equaled the best first round in Masters history, with a seven-under-par 65. Tiger Woods, the reigning champion, has his personal best first round with a 68, sitting three strokes off the. Many golfers could not finish their rounds, as shorter November days meant darkness and early tee times on Friday.