first_img“Anything can happen in Amen Corner,” said Westwood. “Anything can happen in Amen Corner,” said Westwood. “Its a fine line between disaster and success at this place. Thats how it is in major championship golf. It throws you some shocks.”Willett sank four-foot birdie putts at 13 and 14 to reach four-under. Westwood chipped in for birdie at 15 to pull within a shot but Willett responded with a birdie from seven feet at 16 while a Westwood bogey left Willett up three. Spieth failed in his bid to join Faldo, Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus as back-to-back Masters winners and missed a chance to overtake Australias Jason Day for the top ranking spot. Englands Paul Casey and Americans Dustin Johnson and JB Holmes shared fourth on 287 with Japans Hideki Matsuyama, Dane Soren Kjeldsen and Englands Matthew Fitzpatrick another stroke back sharing seventh. – Aces wild with three at 16 – ============================== Anticipation built for the wild back nine after a record three aces at the par-3 16th in the same round.Irelands Shane Lowry and US Ryder Cup captain Davis Love made the first two at the 170-yard hole and South African Louis Oosthuizen added a third when his ball struck billiards-style off that of playing partner Holmes and into the cup.Germanys 58-year-old Bernhard Langer, a two-time Masters winner trying to become golfs oldest major champion, fired a 79 to finish on 294.Third-ranked Rory McIlroy, trying to become the sixth man to complete a career Grand Slam, fired a 71 to finish on 289. AFP SSC SSCadvertisementlast_img


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