• Frittelli chasing as Oosthuizen folds

    Dylan Frittelli
    Dylan Frittelli

    South Africa’s Dylan Frittelli will head into the final round of the Masters on 11 under par and in 5th spot after a Dustin Johnson masterclass on Saturday.

    Frittelli brought his groove for the all-important third round, which proved to be quite significant as the event reaches its business end.

    The 31-year-old started the day on six under par but shot a spectacular bogey-free five-under-par 67 for moving day to move into contention to challenge for the green jacket on Sunday.

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    Frittelli made birdies on the 2nd, 8th, 11th, 13th and 15th holes that saw him climb into fifth spot on the leaderboard.

    His challenge, though, will be a fairly big one with Johnson pulling away from the rest of the field following a brilliant third round.

    The world No 1 shot a seven-under-par 65 to end the day’s action on 16 under par – the joint-highest Masters score after 54 holes.

    Johnson, who only has one Major to his name so far, will take a four-shot lead into the final round with Cameron Smith, Abraham Ancer and Sungjae Im on 12 under par for the event.

    Louis Oosthuizen on the other hand suffered a disastrous third round at Augusta National where he shot a three-over 75 to tumble down the leaderboard.

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    The South African will try to make some sort of recovery on Sunday by starting in T29 on three under par alongside Charl Schwartzel, who made a third-round 69.

    Christiaan Bezuidenhout shot a two-over-par 74 for his third round to end the day on even par.


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