AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Rory McIlroy was laughing and bouncing and swaggering all the way around Augusta National. After his final stroke on a soggy Saturday, he delivered an emphatic pump of the fist. No wonder he's so excited. This is McIlroy's best chance yet to join one of golf's most exclusive clubs .
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - The Latest on Saturday's third round at the Masters (all times local): 6:55 p.m. Four-time major winner Rory McIlroy is already trying to play mind games with Patrick Reed heading into the final round of the Masters. McIlroy and Reed will be in the final pairing on Sunday. It could shape up to be the kind of showdown typically seen in the Ryder Cup.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - The last two Masters champions won't be playing on the weekend. Defending champion Sergio Garcia and 2016 winner Danny Willett missed the 36-hole cut Friday at Augusta National. Willett finished the second round with consecutive bogeys, missing out by two strokes. He ended up at 7-over 151.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - The Latest on the first round of the Masters on Thursday (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Maybe Jordan Spieth should switch gloves more often. During the opening round of the Masters, Spieth changed gloves on the 13th fairway because he was struggling to keep a grip on the club. Suddenly, he ripped off five straight birdies to take control at Augusta National.