AUGUSTA, Ga. (Reuters) – Webb Simpson and Patrick Cantlay grazed the Masters course record on Saturday, each posting an eight-under par 64 at Augusta National, just one stroke shy of the best-ever 63.
The two Americans both threatened to match the course record set by Nick Price in 1986 and equaled by Greg Norman a decade later.
Simpson - Leaderboard - Days - Par - Position
Simpson shot up the leaderboard after covering the first two days in one-under par to put himself in an excellent position going into the final round at nine-under.
The 2012 U.S. Open champion stumbled on the sixth hole, committing a “sloppy” bogey, but he recovered spectacularly by logging seven birdies over the next dozen holes.
Kind - Talk - Tee - Shots - Week
“I just kind of had a talk with myself going back to seven tee thinking about all my bad shots this week have been just some poor thinking and not being really committed...
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