Augusta Masters: Bad day for Tiger Woods and Scheffler still leading

Tiger Woods finished the third round with six over the field and very far into the fight, with Scottie Scheffler at the top of the board.

The American scottie scheffler remained in command of Augusta Masters this Saturday after his round with one under par (71 strokes) and accumulate a total of 207 strokes after three rounds, while Tiger Woods His day at the Masters was not good.

Scheffler (-9), who took the lead yesterday after a great round of eight under par, He was ahead by three shots at Australian Cameron Smith and in third position, on five hits, to South Korean Im Sungjae.

The number one in the world rankings today had an irregular day and finished with six birdies and five bogeys at Augusta, including one on the 18th hole that prevented him from defending his important difference of four hits to Smith.

Meanwhile, the current tournament champion, Japanese Hideki Matsuyama, broke the great performance on Friday, when he achieved three under par, and delivered this Saturday a card of 77 shots, five over par. He entered Sunday with two over par in total (218 strokes).

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Tiger Woods didn’t have a good lap in Augusta

This Saturday’s attention was also focused on American Tiger Woods, that is returned to compete with the Masters after fourteen months out due to a serious car accident.

After opening an under par in the first round, Woods finished the second with four over par and, this Saturday, he delivered a card of 78 hits, six more than par. He is currently tied with Rahm at seven over par in this tournament, where he is a five -time champion in his career.

“It’s cold at the start of the day and the ball doesn’t get too far. It’s tough. Other players may not think of it, but for me it’s tough. It’s like I didn’t get hit hard with the ball.”Woods said at the end of his round and added: “I hit 1,000 putts today and it obviously affected my result. I did what I was supposed to do with my shots, but I did the opposite with putts.”

Source: EFE
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