Australians Marc Leishman, Cameron Smith and Matt Jones power into contention at PGA Masters Tournament
Aussie fighters Marc Leishman, Cameron Smith and Matt Jones have revived hopes of a green jacket heading back down under after Masters leader Justin Rose opened the door at Augusta National.
- Leishman shot out of the blocks again with three birdies in a row out of the gate in the second round
- Smith is also well in the mix after a rocks-and-diamond round
- Jones rocketed into contention with a 69 to be one of only 20 players under par in his first Masters appearance since 2014
Rose defied treacherous conditions with a career-best opening seven-under-par 65 but was looking shaky after dropping three shots in his first seven holes on Friday.
The two-time runner-up rebounded with three late birdies to post an even-par 72 to retain the…