May 22, 2024

MediaBizNet

Complete Australian News World

The Masters 2024 LIVE: Leaderboard and latest updates as Scheffler ties DeChambeau after Woods sets record

The Masters 2024 LIVE: Leaderboard and latest updates as Scheffler ties DeChambeau after Woods sets record

Bubba Watson's daughter, Dakota, hits the shots against the Masters

World number one Scottie Scheffler heads into a moving day atop the leaderboard by less than six alongside Bryson DeChambeau and Max Homa, as Rory McIlroy's long-awaited bid for a major title fell through during a tough second round at the Masters.

With the wind winding down, conditions proved extremely difficult at Augusta National on Friday, but Scheffler's disciplined round kept him in the hunt for his second green jacket.

DeChambeau had held the overnight lead after a scintillating 65 on Thursday, but a bogey on the final hole saw the LIV Golfer post a one-over-par 73 to match the clubhouse lead set by Max Homa who produced a masterful display of the ball – hitting his way to one-under par 71.

McIlroy's bid to end a decade-long major drought faltered after his disappointing round of 77 birdies, while Jon Rahm's hopes of defending his Masters title ended after the Spaniard's four-shot round of 76 left him 11 shots back. Midway. Meanwhile, Tiger Woods battled through 23 holes on Friday to make his record 24th straight at Augusta.

Follow all of Saturday's action below. Keep up to date with the latest Master's odds And check these Golf betting offers:

1713010068

Nick Faldo believes Rory McIlroy has at least another decade of Masters opportunities

It may not meet this week but sir Nick Faldo Believes Rory McIlroy He has at least another decade of chances to win the Masters, despite scar tissue from his previous attempts.

McIlroy famously blew a four-shot lead into the final round in 2011 and recorded six top-10s in Augusta National Since his victory at the 2014 Open has left him needing a green jacket to complete his Grand Slam career.

The world number two ranked second behind him Scotty Scheffler In 2022 thanks to a thrilling final round of 64, he is second favorite behind the same player this week after a third-place finish at the Texas Open on Sunday.

Luke BakerApril 13, 2024 at 13:07

1713009168

Jon Rahm speaks to Sky Sports

“It was a bad day for me not to get it. I was fighting my swing all day. But at the end of the day, I made the cut and I had two rounds to make a 12-shot lead. I feel like this has happened before, if the conditions aren't so easy tomorrow, maybe I can make it.” Make an effort to win.

Luke BakerApril 13, 2024 at 12:52

1713008339

Masters match times for the third round

Here are some of the Masters match times set for Round 3:

(All times are GMT – USA Golfers unless noted)

The first group – 1435: Rickie Fowler, Hideki Matsuyama (Japan).

1525: Jon Rahm (Spain), Grayson Murray

1555: Camilo Villegas (colonel), Rory McIlroy (yoke)

1625: Phil Mikaelson, True Thegala

1735: Brooks Kupka, Taylor Moore

1745: Tiger Woods, Tyrrell Hatton (England).

1755: Xander Chauvel, Eric Kohl

1815: Sepp Straka (Otto), Matt Fitzpatrick (England).

1855: Danny Willett (England), Ryan Fox (New Zealand).

1905: Cameron Young, Tommy Fleetwood (England).

1915: Ludwig Aberg (Sweden), Mathieu Pavon (France)

– 1925: Cameron Davis (Australia), Colin Morikawa

1935: Scottie Scheffler, Nikolai Hoggard (Denver).

Final set – [1945:MaxomaBrysondeChambeau[1945:ماكسهوما،برايسونديشامبو

Luke BakerApril 13, 2024 at 12:38

1713007788

Scottie Scheffler is considering the second round

Scotty Scheffler offers his thoughts on his performance on Friday

Luke BakerApril 13, 2024 at 12:29

1713007008

Who is Bryson DeChambeau? Master leader who is friends with Donald Trump

Since Bryson DeChambeau first made his mark on the world of golf, the “Mad Scientist” has always done things his own unique way. Whether through his meticulous studies of golf theory and obsessive desire to break down the mechanics of a perfect swing, or his unparalleled commitment to the “bulking season” and an unprecedented physical transformation that added more power to his brutal drive, he left California. He left no stone unturned in his relentless pursuit of perfection across 18 holes.

READ  Who gets the starting shots from the 49ers, Trey Lance or Sam Darnold? 10 must-see OTAs

His best start ever at the Masters, a 7-under-par lead in the second round on Friday, was perhaps the clearest sign yet that DeChambeau is about to reap the rewards of his hard work. DeChambeau is already a major champion, coming off a dominant six-shot victory in the 2020 US Open at Winged Foot, but the 30-year-old showed a different side to his game when he put together an opening-round 65. Can DeChambeau beat Augusta? National and taming the danger lurking behind the quiet corner of Amen?

But it takes more than just a strong drive to become a Masters champion, and DeChambeau learned that the hard way.

Luke BakerApril 13, 2024 at 12:16

1713006348

Armchair fans' quick guide to The Masters at Augusta National

Luke BakerApril 13, 2024 at 12:05

1713005748

Bernhard Langer had to postpone his Masters farewell until 2025

Golf legend Bernhard Langer He confirmed that he now expects to play Gentlemen For the last time in 2025 following the two-time champion's original plan This week's swansong Cruelly crashed after rupturing his Achilles tendon in February.

The 66-year-old German suffered the injury while playing pickleball and had to miss an extended period of time, which led to a change in plans regarding how he would bid farewell. Augusta National.

“Most likely, but I have not announced that yet,” Langer said when asked by Reuters whether the 2025 edition would be his last participation in the Masters tournament. “I hope so, but it all depends on how the recovery goes.”

Luke BakerApril 13, 2024 at 11:55

1713005148

Masters TV: How to watch Major Golf at Augusta

The best golfers in the world descend on Augusta for… Gentlementhe first men's major of the year.

12 months after donning the famous green jacket, Jon Rahm returns to defend his title with the excitement added by his popular defection to separatism. Leaf golf series.

Among them is 2022 winner Scotty Scheffler, the dominant player in men's golf this year and the favorite to win.

Here's everything you need to know:

Luke BakerApril 13, 2024 at 11:45

1713004808

Tiger Woods made his record 24th straight Masters Tournament after a stressful day

Tiger Woods completed 23 holes in one day to make a record 24th straight Masters Tournament on another windy day at Augusta National.

Woods had to shield his face from sand blowing up from the bunkers on the 18th before scoring par to add a second round of 72 to his opening 73, a stunning effort that drew a standing ovation from spectators around the green.

“I've been fortunate enough to be able to play this event all these years,” Woods told ESPN.

“I missed the cut as an amateur, but as a professional I did well. It's just an amazing aura that Augusta National has and I've been lucky enough to come here since I was 19.”

Luke BakerApril 13, 2024 at 11:40

1713004766

Bryson DeChambeau points the way towards the Masters challenge

Bryson DeChambeau took over organizing duties himself, as he continued his quest for a second major title at the 88th Masters.

DeChambeau added a second round of 73 to his opening 65 at windswept Augusta National, with one of the former U.S. Open champion's three birdies coming up in an unorthodox fashion on the 13th.

After his shot hit the trees, DeChambeau elected to hit his second shot toward the adjacent 14th fairway, but not before taking it upon himself to remove a large sign.

“Yes, I picked up the signal. I was trying to direct people. Trying to get people to go to the bathrooms,” DeChambeau joked in his post-tour news conference.

Luke BakerApril 13, 2024 at 11:39