The master finished Round 3 with the top 50 golfers on Saturday.
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Five-time winner Tiger WoodsOut of contention since his devastating car accident 14 months ago, he fell down the leaderboard after a tough day, shooting a 78 to drop from tied 19th to 41st.
After his round, he said his putter had let him down.
Now number 1 in the world Scottie Schefflerwho emerged as the solo leader in Round 2, stayed at the top of the leaderboard after shooting 1-under par that day – bringing him to 9-under par overall.
Here are the top moments from Saturday’s third round (with Woods’ round at the top!).
eye of the Tiger
Woods had that look him in the eye as he tees off in round 3.
reversal of fate
After a bogeying to open the day, Tiger shagged the second hole to retreat through two.
I’m just pausing to admire Woods’ swing. No problem.
touch the sky
Woods got some air on the seventh and landed on the green.
Get some steam
Woods found momentum in the back half of the course, sinking birdies on #12 and #13 to crawl to 3-over-par. Despite the momentary rise, it was ultimately a tough day for Woods.
But despite the momentary rise, it was ultimately a tough day for Woods. He hit a 6-over-78 on Day 3 and finished 41st for the tournament with a 7-over.
THE REST OF THE FIELD
Scheffler extended his considerable lead early on.
He was fabulous on the greens, using clever wedge play to avoid bogeys and staying level through several rounds.
Scheffler tapped in back-to-back birdies to take a six-shot lead after No. 3.
Scheffler continued to dominate throughout his day.
Shane Lowry chased after with commendable own spurts and came with four shots from his opponent, but Scheffler fended off his comeback attempt by going to -11 after the eighth hole.
We don’t know how Will Zatoris captured this beautiful shot, but we don’t have to. Just sit back and enjoy:
Justin Thomas shot his way out of a difficult No. 10 situation and smashed a smooth shot through brush to get onto the green.
Check out the curve on this ride by Cameron Champ:
Scheffler had a firm grip on first place, but a hotly contested battle was going on for second place.
Australia’s Cameron Smith moved to seven under par by stringing together two impressive rounds.
He climbed the lead in three strokes with a well-placed birdie in 15th place and moved up to 6 under par overall.
Check out this rake from Kevin Kisner:
It wasn’t easy, but Collin Morikawa on three made it look easy to break into the top 10.
Elsewhere, it was a picture book eagle for Charl Schwartzel in 10th place.
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