Scottie Scheffler Takes Three Shot Lead Into Final Round at Augusta
SCOTTIE SCHEFFLER shot his third successive sub-par round to taker a three-shot leads into the final round of The Masters.
The 25-year-old American shot a one-under 71 - carding four bogeys in the final seven holes - to take a three-stroke lead into Sunday's final round.
Australia's Cameron Smith is the nearest challenger on six under. Smith, 28, moved back into contention with a 68, the low round of the day.
South Korea's Im Sung-jae, runner-up alongside Smith in 2020, is two shots further back on four under.
Ireland's 2019 Open champion Shane Lowry and South Africa's Charl Schwartzel, who won the Green Jacket in 2011, are two under.
Five-time champion Tiger Woods dropped down the leaderboard after recording the worst Masters round of his career with a six-over 78 in chilly Augusta conditions.
England's Danny Willett, who earned a shock win in 2016, is the best-placed player from the United Kingdom on level par.
The 34-year-old has struggled for form this year but knows his way around Augusta and hit 15 pars in a 73.
Fellow Englishman Tommy Fleetwood - whose 70 was only bettered by Smith - is on one over, alongside Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy who shot 71.
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