MASTERS UPDATE, III (3:20 p.m.)
Miguel Angel Jimenez posted the low round of this Masters with a 66 Saturday that featured seven birdies. His third-round brilliance has him at 3 under for the tournament.
Second-round leader Bubba Watson opened with a bogey before making eagle on the 570-yard, par-5 second. He's at 8 under and four clear of Jordan Spieth and John Senden. Each of those three are early in the third round.
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MASTERS UPDATE, II (1:43 p.m.)
The man known as the Mechanic — Miguel Angel Jimenez has moved into red numbers on this Saturday moving day at Augusta National. Jimenez is 4 under today through 13 holes and is 1 under for the tournament.
The early story of the morning was Gary Woodland's front-nine 30 — birdies on 1, 6, 8 and 9 and an eagle on 2. Woodland has given back two shots with a double on 12.
Leader Bubba Watson tees off to start his third round at 2:45.
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MASTERS UPDATE, I (12:11 p.m.)
Gary Woodland has made an early move at Augusta National this Saturday morning, making two birdies and an eagle in his first six holes to get to 1 under for the tournament.
Woodland teed off at 10:55,almost four hours before leader Bubba Watson will stroll to the first tee to begin his third round.
Also, in the 5-at-10 Masterfully Mastering the Masters contest, here are the players still alive with three or more players advancing to the weekend. Everyone is chasing Christopher B., who has the leader Watson and Jordan Spieth and Adam Scott, who are tied for third.
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scole023 — Rory, Couples, A. Scott
ThatIDoKnow — Stricker, Couples, Walker
BWill8 — Scott, Day, Stenson
OTWatcher — McIlroy, Day, Scott
StuckinKent — Adam Scott, Jason Day, Matt Kuchar and Lee Westwood
Billy in Brainerd — Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano, Francesco Molinari, Thongchai Jaidee
Sportsfan — Scott, Westwood, and Kuchar
David Paschall — Jason Day, Henrik Stenson, Matt Kuchar
Scott Simmons — Masters picks: Scott, Rory, Bubba.
DCrotty 22 Master's Contest: Adam Scott, Lee Westwood, Matt Kuchar, Brandt Snedeker
Shan T — Day, Scott, Snedeker
Michael A — Spieth, Scott, Couples, Watson
Chris B — Day, Watson, McIlroy
Chance S — Scott, Snedeker, Watson
Scott K — Scott, Day, McIlroy
Barry F — Scott, Day, Furyk
Clint M — Watson, McIlroy, Fowler, Furyk
James B — Scott, Kuchar, Day
Joel S — Westwood, McIlroy, Watson
Chris J — Snedeker, Scott, Walker
Christopher B — Watson, Spieth, Scott
Ernie H — Fowler, Snedeker, Kuchar
C.J. R — Scott, Kuchar, Westwood
Scott (Nooga Dawg) — Henley, Watson, Fowler
Joy G — Mahan, Scott, Furyk, McIlroy
Jordan D — Scott, Day, Snedeker, Spieth
Pat G — Watson, Scott, Day
Jay was named the Sports Editor of the Times Free Press in 2003 and started with the newspaper in May 2002 as the Deputy Sports Editor. He was born and raised in Smyrna, Ga., and graduated from Auburn University before starting his newspaper career in 1997 with the Newnan (Ga.) Times Herald. Stops in Clayton and Henry counties in Georgia and two years as the Sports Editor of the Marietta (Ga.) Daily Journal preceded Jay’s ...