Louis Oosthuizen Still Tops 2012 Masters Leaderboard, While Bubba Watson And Phil Mickelson Move Up

Louis Oosthuizen is just four holes away from finishing his time at the 2012 The Masters. And thanks to steady play on the back nine, he's got a lead heading into those four.

Oosthuizen made up for a bogey on No. 10 with a birdie on No. 13, then knocked down a tough 10-foot par putt on No. 14 to maintain his 9-under score.

But Bubba Watson, Oosthuizen's playing partner, followed that par with a birdie on No. 14, his second straight, and moved to 8-under and a stroke back. And Phil Mickelson had a chance to get within a shot of Oosthuizen with an eagle on the par-5 13th hole, but the left-hander's flat stick failed him, as he pushed his eagle putt inches past the hole and had to settle for a birdie that moved him to 7-under.

So Oosthuizen has a lead. But it's far from secure.

You can view the live Masters leaderboard here.

For more on the 2012 Masters, check out SB Nation's golf page and this StoryStream.

Check out the SB Nation Channel on YouTube

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