Golf Monthly's On-the-ground gallery, with pictures by Robin Barwick, courtesy of Mercedes-Benz, Global Sponsor of the 2014 Masters

Augusta National turned into a who’s who of golfing superstars on Tuesday as the world’s biggest names started to fine-tune their games ahead of the start of the 2014 Masters.

Young Dane Thorbjorn Olesen was the first on the putting green before heading to the tee to play a practice round with European hopeful Sergio Garcia and compatriot Thomas Bjorn.

Reigning US Amateur Champion Matthew Fitzpatrick and two-time Major Champion Rory McIlroy seemed to strike up a convivial relationship as the latter explained some of Augusta National’s quirks to the 19-year-old.

The biggest crowd of the day followed the quartet of Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler and Jason Dufner – with many tipping the eventual Masters winner to come from that group.