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Golf: Cabrera takes lead at rainy Masters

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Argentina's Angel Cabrera seized the lead at the 77th Masters on a rainy Sunday thanks to bogeys by rivals Jason Day and Brandt Snedeker with Tiger Woods out of contention at Augusta National.

Cabrera, the 2007 US Open and 2009 Masters champion, birdied the second and followed with three pars to stand on eight under after five holes.

Day, trying to become the first Aussie to win the Masters, opened with a birdie and followed up with an eagle at the par-5 second but stumbled one stroke off the pace with a bogey at the par-3 sixth.

American Brandt Snedeker took bogeys at the par-3 fourth and par-4 fifth to fall into a share of third at six-under with Aussie Adam Scott, who opened with a bogey then birdied the third.

England's Lee Westwood and Aussie Marc Leishman were at four under with Germany's 55-year-old Bernhard Langer and Korean-American John Huh at three under.

World number one Woods took bogeys at the fifth and seventh to stand on one under.

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