Brandt Snedeker and Angel Cabrera lead at 7-under after Saturday's third round of the 2013 Master's Tournament at Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Ga.
Snedeker started the day at 4-under. He shot even par on the front nine on Saturday, and then birdied Holes 13, 15 and 16 on the back nine. Carbrera also started the day at 4-under, but had a much more up-and-down third round. He bogeyed Holes 2, 12 and 13, but birdied Holes 3, 6, 8, 10, 16 and 18.
Adam Scott is alone in third place at 6-under, while both Jason Day and Marc Leishman are tied at fourth place at 5-under. Tim Clark is alone at 4-under. and both Tiger Woods and Tim Clark are tied in seventh place at 3-under. Woods also had an up-and-down day, as he bogeyed Holes 4, 9 and 11 and birdied Holes 1, 7, 12, 13 and 15, parring the rest.
Guan Tianlang, the 14-year-old golfer from China, struggled in the third round, dropping from 5-over to 9-over. He was unable to birdie any holes and bogeyed Holes 4, 9, 11, 14 and 17.
He said he was unlucky on Saturday, but "that's just golf." Via USA Today:
"I'm grateful (to make the cut), and I think I played pretty good the first two days," he said. "Today was not bad; I was a little unlucky, but that's just golf."
Sunday will be the fourth and final round of the PGA's most popular major. Several players have a chance to take home the lion's share of the $8 million total purse. Coverage of Sunday's final round begins at 2 p.m. ET on CBS.
Here's a look at the complete leaderboard through three rounds.
|T14||Bo Van Pelt||-1|
|T38||Jose Maria Olazabal||4|
|59||Tianlang Guan (a)||9|