Angel Cabrera hits from the rough on the first hole...

Angel Cabrera hits from the rough on the first hole during the 2010 Masters. (Apr. 8, 2010) Credit: AFP / Getty Images

Doesn't Angel Cabrera's win at the 2009 Masters seem like a long, long time ago (in a galaxy far, far away?)

It was before the Tiger Woods scandal, before the rain-soaked U.S. Open at Bethpage Black and before Phil Mickelson's wife got breast cancer. It may as well have happened in 2008 or 2007.

Well, Cabrera is the defending champion at Augusta, and he's off to a nice start defending his crown.

He birdied the 2nd and 3rd holes to put himself at 2 under through 5 holes, one shot back of Steve Marino, who holed out from the fairway earlier to make eagle on the par-5 2nd.

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