Peter Hanson finished at 9-under through 18 holes in the third round at Augusta, currently sitting atop the leader board of the 2012 Masters, shooting a 7-under 65 for the day. Hanson birdied four of his last five holes on Saturday, totaling eight on the day.
Phil Mickelson shot 6-under through 18 holes to take a one-stroke lead over Luis Oosthuizen, who is 3-under through 14. Oosthuizen has shot for par on four of his first five holes on the back nine. After Bubba Watson (5-under total, 1-under Saturday through 16), the two hottest golfers of the day are tied for the biggest leaderboard jump at 19 places: Ireland's Padraig Harrington and American Hunter Mahan both shot a 4-under 68 in the third round, and both are tied for fifth at 4-under.