Augusta, GA (Sports Network) - Angel Cabrera shot 2-under 34 on the front nine
Sunday to grab a 2-stroke lead with nine holes remaining at the 77th Masters.
Cabrera, the 2009 winner, stands at 8-under par for the championship after
stumbling to a bogey on the 10th after driving into the trees.
Brandt Snedeker, who shared the third-round lead with Cabrera, had two birdies
and two bogeys in a front-nine 36. He also bogeyed the 10th to dip into a tie
for second at minus-6.
Australian Jason Day and Adam Scott are also at minus-6. Day was 1-under after
11 holes and Scott was even-par through 10 holes.
Thorbjorn Olesen is 5-under after 16 holes and has jumped into a tie for fifth
place at minus-5. He was joined there by Marc Leishman, who is even-par after
John Huh is the clubhouse leader at 2-under-par 286. He carded a 4-under 68 on
Sunday at Augusta National.
Cabrera 2-putted for birdie on the second and stuffed his approach within two
feet at the seventh. He kicked that in for birdie and a 2-stroke lead over
Snedeker joined Day at minus-8 with a birdie at the second, but faltered to
bogeys at four and five. Snedeker pitched his third to five feet at the eighth
and rolled that in for birdie to get back to minus-7. Snedeker failed to get
up and down for par on the 10th as he dipped to minus-6 and is still two back.
Tiger Woods tripped to bogeys on the seventh and ninth to dip to 1-under par.
The four-time champion fought back with birdies at nine and 10. He parred his
next two, but it five off the pace with six holes to go.
Former PGA Champion David Toms fired a 5-under 67 to finish the tournament at
1-under 287. He was joined there by Ernie Els (69), Dustin Johnson (70) and
Fred Couples (71).
Rory McIlroy (69) ended at 2-over 290 alongside Michael Thompson, whose 67
matched the low round of the day, and 2011 champ Charl Schwartzel (73).
Three-time champion Phil Mickelson closed with a 1-over 73 to complete his
tournament at 9-over 297.
A light rain is falling and it is expected to increase in intensity as the day
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