Golf Monthly’s on-the-ground gallery, with pictures by Robin Barwick, courtesy of Mercedes-Benz, Global Sponsor of the 2015 Masters
The sun tried to break through over the clubhouse in the morning, but it was a battle of wills the clouds would win.
First man spotted inside the ropes was Terry Holt, caddie for Bernhard Langer, updating his notes on the 18th green.
Ready and waiting: the famous leaderboard looms large above the 18th fairway.
Eager anticipation shrouded the first tee on Monday morning.
It is a patient wait for this couple behind the 16th green.
Martin Kaymer, here chipping onto the 6th green, was the first golfer onto the golf course on Monday morning.
Graeme McDowell checks his wedge yardages up to the par-five second green during a practice round with Thomas Bjorn.