Why the advantage may actually rest with disrupted players

Of the 92 players who began their opening round at Augusta National yesterday, just 48 managed to complete it.

A three-hour rain delay on a day with just ten and a half hours of daylight was always going to cause disruption.

At 7.30 this morning (12.30 GMT), the remaining 44 players will tend to yesterday’s unfinished business.

The natural assumption is that it has to be good for Paul Casey who completed his opening round and went to sleep last evening with a two-shot lead.

Not for him the hassle of an early start this morning and the completion of an unfinished round.

Webb Simpson and Xander Schauffele will have enjoyed the same peace of mind, having

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