The moment Tony Finau realized he could win the Masters

Five golfers are tied for the lead at 7-under, while Tiger Woods is one shot back after two rounds.

But a 20-foot birdie at the sixth sparked his round as the 43-year-old quickly climbed up the leaderboard by picking up further shots at the next two holes. Canadian Corey Conners enters Round 3 at 3-under par. Jeff Sherman, vice president of risk for the SuperBook and a golf odds specialist, said he couldn't recall the last time the book had suffered a net loss on the Masters victor and that Woods' win likely produced the book's largest loss on a golf event. On the par three 16th Woods hit a superb tee shot - the closest to the hard pin to that stage of the round.

A miraculous par save at 13 and an eagle at 15 revived the Spaniard, yet he then missed a five-footer for the win on the final hole. Xander Schauffele of the United States and Italy's Francisco Molinari, the reigning British Open champion, are both at 10 under and playing the back nine.Finau's brilliant round matched Webb Simpson and early starter Patrick Cantlay.

"I don't think I'll be thinking about Carnoustie a lot tomorrow".

Dustin Johnson (-6) is one of three others tied with Woods and Jon Rahm is in the group one shot behind them.

Reigning British Open champion Francesco Molinari, last year's British Open and PGA Championship victor Brooks Koepka, Australians Jason Day and Adam Scott and South African Louis Oosthuizen all shared the midway lead.

Tiger Woods, breaking an 11-year drought since his last major championship win, scored a dramatic come-from-behind victory at The Masters tournament on Sunday.

Numerous times throughout his career, Woods has opted to go with a strategy of laying back off the tee and trusting his mid or long irons to pick up the slack. "That really gave me confidence and I always said to myself looking at the score board that I was there or thereabouts without kicking in on the front nine". "They put the integrity of the competition first as opposed to having us tee off right in the worst of the weather and having it carry over".

"I had a pretty good number", he said of his second shot.

Woods was in the clubhouse with a 5-under 67, his best round of the tournament. "They are very reachable for me. This is now three straight majors that I've been in the mix and so it's good stuff". He got up and down from the fairway on the 18th hole to finish off a bogey-free round. He still was within four shots, along with Justin Thomas, who had a 68.

Sales of juggling balls and meditation apps after Rory McIlroy's unusual preparation failed to get him into contention to complete the career grand slam. He turned in a bogey-free round that includes six birdies and an eagle at No. 8, giving him a one-stroke lead when he left the course.


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