Peter Hanson of Sweden fired a 65 nine under to take a one shot lead over his closest rival at this time Phil Mickelson who fired a 66 eight under, in the third round of the Masters at Augusta.
Golf veteran Fred Couples who shot a 67 for the day shares the top spot with fellow American Jason Dufner on five under in the second round at Augusta.
Former world no. 1, Tiger Woods wins a point to clinch the Presidents Cup for the United States beating the International team 19-15 in Melbourne.
Tiger Woods has yet to win a matchplay in the Presidents Cup to prove he was worth a wild card for this week’s tournament.
The much awaited pairing of Tiger Woods and Adam Scott will take place on the opening day of the Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne.
The new caddie hired by Tiger Woods is Joe LaCava a longtime caddie of Fred Couples, a relationship that ended in the summer because Dustin Johnson was looking for a caddie and Couples’ playing schedule was being reduced because of his health.
Fred Couples, the U.S. team captain, has told Tiger Woods that he decided to add him to the 12-member Presidents Cup team.
Tiger Woods is back in contention when he went on a back-nine birdie spree, shooting 31 on the way in for a 66 and a seven-under total in the second round for the 75th Masters’ tournament at Augusta.