Masters Leaderboard: Rory McIlroy Starts 2-Over, Lee Westwood Moves Into Tie For Lead

The 2012 Masters is holding its third round of play on Saturday. As the late groups and those atop the leaderboard tee off, there is a flurry of movement. Rory McIlroy begin the day at 4-under and one stroke off the leaders, but double-bogeyed his first hole, a par-4, and slides down to a tie for ninth place.


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Sergio Garcia also started the day at 4-under, but likewise bogeyed on the first hole. Bubba Watson made for the third golfer at 4-under to open his round with a bogey, as it looks like the first hole may be an issue for the remainder of the tournament.

As for the leaders, Fred Couples was yet another player to bogey on the first hole and slip to 4-under. jason Dufner managed to make par to remain in the lead, while Lee Westwood birdied on the par-5 second hole to reclaim a share of the top spot with Dufner at 5-under.

Matt Kuchar is making movement, getting a birdie on hole 4 and moving to 4-under.

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