"We also believe the earlier start will give us the best opportunity to complete the Masters on Sunday". Webb Simpson (64) and Ian Poulter (68) are four back.
In 1983, the second round was completed Sunday at 8:30 a.m. due to storms, with the third round beginning at 10:54 a.m. Seve Ballesteros opened his final round with a birdie-eagle-par-birdie to finish with a 69 for a four-shot victory over Ben Crenshaw and Tom Kite.
On moving day at Augusta National, Patrick Cantlay made a monster leap, turning in an error-free eight-under 64 to jump from two-over at the start of the day to six-under with his name popping up on the leaderboard. Simpson made a 37-foot putt for eagle on No. 13.
The third-round conditions were almost ideal with plenty of sunshine, very little wind and forgiving greens thanks to recent rain.
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TV footage later showed a silver auto slewed across the cordoned-off road with its driver's door open and window shattered. The man has since been arrested and the incident is declared over by police, who are not treating it as terror-related.
The expected fireworks started early as one of the USA hopes Finau provided the main plot twist, racing to the top of leaderboard with a sparkling six-under 30 front nine featuring four birdies and an eagle.
Woods was 11 under - and tied for the lead - as he headed to the par-4 17th. He was 7-under for the day through 15 holes which put him two shots behind the leaders. He sent his tee shot on No. 2 way to the right and into the trees, setting off a tough chain of shots that eventually resulted in a double bogey.He recovered with a birdie on No. 3, but the inconsistent play has kept him away from the top of the leaderboard.
Francisco Molinari, Jason Day, Brooks Koepka, Adam Scott and Louis Oosthuizen all share the lead at seven under.
Dustin Johnson (-6) is one of three others tied with Woods and Jon Rahm is in the group one shot behind them.