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Smylie Kaufman surprising Masters contender _ to some

Smylie Kaufman still lives at his parents' Alabama home, has a loyal following at tournaments that often consists of mom or dad and has eaten dinner every night this week at his family's Augusta rental.

He plays the Masters on Xbox, but now Kaufman is challenging at the actual Augusta National. Seriously.

The 24-year-old rookie — yes, he's two years older than Jordan Spieth — was beaming after Saturday's 3-under 69 shot him up the leaderboard heading into the final round. It was the low score of the day and now he's just one shot behind Spieth.

Nobody's won in his first Masters since Fuzzy Zoeller in 1979.

While there are probably more than a few...