Sunday, April 11, 2010

Westwood Keeps Lead; Phil, Choi In Pursuit

The early portion of the final round of the Masters has had its moments but it still hasn't cleared up the picture about how might ultimately win the championship.

Third-round leader Lee Westwood maintained his one-stroke advantage over Phil Mickelson through six holes but K.J. Choi has moved within two strokes of the lead through seven holes.

Tiger Woods' chances were virtually dead after three bogeys in his first five holes dropped him seven shots behind but he reminded the field of his presence by holing his second shot at the par-4 seventh hole for an eagle. Woods was 7-under par through seven holes, five behind Westwood.

Fred Couples remained in contention at 9-under par, three behind Westwood as he tried to become the oldest Masters champion ever (50).

Nathan Green and Ryan Moore both aced the par-3 16th hole though both were far out of contention.