2024 Masters third-round live updates: Scottie Scheffler holds solo lead, Tiger Woods posts worst ever round at Augusta

Things got a little chaotic on Saturday, but Scottie Scheffler came out on top.

Scheffler, who contributed the birdie to start his day, rallied late to take a one-shot lead on a loaded leaderboard heading into Sunday’s final round at Augusta National. Scheffler birdied the final hole to take a solo lead and finish at 1-under 71. That gave him a one-shot lead with 18 holes to play.

If he can hold off the rest of the field, Scheffler will earn his second career green jacket on Sunday night.

Collin Morikawa sits in second place at 6 under after shooting a 3-under 69 on Saturday. He was briefly in the lead on Saturday, with four others at one point, but held on as everyone else pulled away. Bryson DeChambeau, who started the day with a share of the lead, finished the round at 3 under after a brutal late collapse. He made a birdie at the 18th, which helped save his round.

Tiger Woods qualified for a 24th consecutive time at the Masters on Friday, breaking a tie with Gary Player and Fred Couples for batting average. But Saturday didn’t go well at all. Woods posted a 10-over 82 in his third round, averaging .

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  • “I’m a dog and I’m ready for this moment.”

  • It was almost 60 years ago.

  • Scottie Scheffler is a big favorite heading into Sunday. He is listed at -120 on BetMGM. Collin Morikawa is closest to him, but he’s down at +350.

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    Scottie Scheffler hits out of the bunker on the second hole during the third round of the Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Saturday, April 13, 2024, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)Scottie Scheffler hits out of the bunker on the second hole during the third round of the Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, Saturday, April 13, 2024, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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  • Third round standings

    Here’s a look at the standings ahead of Sunday at Augusta National:

    1. Scottie Scheffler (-7)

    2. Collin Morikawa (-6)

    3. Max Homa (-5)

    4. Ludvig Aberg (-4)

    5. Bryson DeChambeau (-3)

    Other notable golfers:

    T21. Rory McIlroy (+3)

    T28. Rickie Fowler (+5)

    T36. Brooks Koepka (+6)

    T52. Tiger Woods (+11)

  • It looked like a bird the whole time.

  • Bryson DeChambeau with a wild finish after a tough round of golf. What time for a birdie

  • A closer look at Scottie Scheffler’s final birdie putt.

  • That last birdie putt at 18 was huge for Scottie Scheffler.

  • Scottie Scheffler with a perfect finish. He makes the last birdie to get to 7 under, which gives him the solo lead before Sunday.

  • Collin Morikawa goes up and down at the 18th for his 3-under 69 on Saturday. He’s got a bit of a lead at the moment.

  • It’s another bogey for Bryson, so he’s down to 2 under. What a bad time for his collapse.

  • Scottie Scheffler just made a bogey at the 17th, so he drops to 6 under with Collin Morikawa heading to the final hole.

  • Some statistics on the radiator on which Scottie Scheffler is active:

    – He obtained 38 consecutive rounds of par or better. If this score holds, it would be #39.

    – He has only finished outside the top 10 once this season, and that was 17th.

    – He has been world No. 1 for 47 consecutive weeks, the longest streak since Dustin Johnson (64) in 2021

  • It was a horrible hole for Bryson. He landed one in the water at the 15th and ended up with a double bogey, which dropped him to 3-over.

  • None of these sequences are good, but one of them is path worse than the other. Højgaard, who was one of the solo leaders, is suddenly just 2 under.

  • Well, Scottie Scheffler is back in the lead solo after a birdie at the 15th.

  • Bryson isn’t out of there yet. A birdie at the 14th brings it within one shot.

  • Højgaard slipped hard. He’s made four straight bogeys now and suddenly finds himself three shots ahead.

  • And there you have it, Scottie Scheffler is back in the mix! He just holed a deep putt for eagle and pulled out the rare triple fist pump.

    He is tied with Collin Morikawa at 6 under.

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