Looking back at day 3 of the Masters

A recap of Saturday’s third round of the Masters:

Who’s winning?

Rory McIlroy leads at 12 under after shooting a 70. Four players trail him by four strokes.

Best score(s) of the day

Bubba Watson, Angel Cabrera and Adam Scott each posted 5-under par 67s.

Worst score of the day

Kyung-Tae Kim posted a 78.

Hardest hole of the day

No. 1 was the hardest hole of the day. The golfers navigated the 445-yard par 4 in an average of 4.327 strokes. It surrendered two birdies, 16 bogeys and one double. The wind was blowing into the golfers most of the day.

Easiest hole of the day

No. 13 was the easiest for the second consecutive day. The golfers navigated the 510-yard par 5 in an average of 4.531 strokes on Saturday after averaging 4.576 strokes on Friday. It surrendered three eagles and 25 birdies.

Where’s the champ?

Phil Mickelson gained just one stroke on the field. He’s 3 under, nine strokes behind the leader, Rory McIlroy, who leads at 12 under.

– Doug Roberson, AJC

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