A glance at the third round of the Masters - NBC Sports

A glance at the third round of the Masters
April 12, 2014, 8:21 pm

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) A brief look at the third round of the Masters on Saturday (all times EDT):

LEADING: Bubba Watson and Jordan Spieth, at 5-under 211

JUST BEHIND: Matt Kuchar and Jonas Blixt, a shot back at 212.

ROOKIES RISE: Spieth and Blixt have a chance to become the first rookie to win the Masters since Fuzzy Zoeller won in 1979.

SHOT OF THE DAY: Kuchar's chip from behind the green on No. 15 that settled a few feet from the hole for a birdie.

NOTEWORTHY: Two players with a chance to become the oldest major champions ever are within striking distance. Miguel Angel Jimenez is two shots back at the age of 50, while 54-year-old Fred Couples is four back.

KEY STATISTIC: Fifteen players are within five shots of the lead.

QUOTEWORTHY: "You always have that dream as a kid when you're growing up, so when you get here, you hear the same roars and you want to be part of those roars." - Bubba Watson.

PAIRINGS: Matt Kuchar, Jonas Blixt, 2:30 p.m.; Jordan Spieth, Bubba Watson, 2:40 p.m.

TELEVISION: Sunday 2-7 p.m., CBS.

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