Scottie Scheffler will hit the round 4 on Sunday, with a three-stroke lead after the round 3, eyes on the first Green Jacket of his career.
The No. 1 golfer in the world showed a stunning display in the first two rounds, leading by 5 strokes at Augusta National. After 4 bogeys on the back nine on Saturday, his five-stroke lead comes down to three, as the Aussie golfer Cameron Smith is running hot on his tail.
The final round on Sunday promises mouth-watering battles as Scottie Scheffler will try to maintain his lead for winning the Masters 2022.
Scottie Scheffler Round 1 Performance
In the first round of the Masters on Thursday, Scheffler fired a 3-under par 69. He was close to finishing jointly at the top. Unfortunately, because of a bogey in the 18, he finished in the 3rd, jointly with Danny Willett and Joaquin Niemann, with a 3-under par 69. In round 1 of the Masters, Scheffler scored 4 birdies, almost a bogey-free round, only one bogey in the 18.
After round 1, Korea’s Sj Im led the table at the top with a 5-under par 67. The Aussie golfer Cameron Smith was at the 2nd, with a 4-under par 68.
Round 2 Performance
He started round 2 on Friday, which was far from ideal. He quickly suffered 2 bogeys early. Then there was no looking behind as he fired 4 birdies in the last 9. He finished the day right at the top at 8-under, with his incredible 5-under par 67 in round 2.
After round 2, the No.1 in the world was leading by 5 strokes clear of his closest opponents, jointly Hideki Matsuyama, Sungjae Im, and Charl Schwartzel at 3-under.
Round 3 Performance
He started round 3 on Saturday with a 5-stroke lead in the Masters; he is the favorite to get his hands on the Green Jacket. With a terrible show at the end of the day, his lead comes down to 3 strokes.
Scheffler suffered 4 bogeys in the last 7 to finish the day at 1-under par 71. On the hand, Cameron Smith took the opportunity to score a magnificent 4-under par 68 to be the Moving Day’s top performer. The Aussie golfer is close behind Scheffler, a trail of 3 strokes moving into the final round on Sunday.
Scottie Scheffler’s Round 4 Odds and Prediction
The No. 1 in the world, Scheffler, will start the final round on Sunday with a three-stroke lead, a clear favorite to win the Masters title for the first time. According to Caesars Sportsbook, Scottie Scheffler is the favorite to lift the title. He is 4-9 (-255) in the odds. The closest opponent Cameron Smith is 13-5 (+260) in the odds.
Surprise Sports’ Golf experts predict that The No. 1 should face a difficult challenge on the final day. It will be a hardcore battle for him to maintain his lead after a weak finish at the end of round 3. Cameron Smith should ask tough questions with his magnificent comeback record.
- Prediction: Scottie Scheffler is the favorite to maintain the lead and win the title.
Scheffer’s Tee Time:
Scottie and Cameron Smith will tee off at 2:40 p.m. on Sunday at Augusta National. Here are other tee times:
- 10:10 a.m. ET – Cameron Davis, Adam Scott
- 10:20 a.m. ET – Tyrrell Hatton, Billy Horschel
- 10:30 a.m. ET – Patrick Cantlay, Mackenzie Hughes
- 10:40 a.m. ET – Max Homa, Bubba Watson
- 10:50 a.m. ET – Jon Rahm, Tiger Woods
- 11 a.m. ET – Russell Henley, Daniel Berger
- 11:10 a.m. ET – Robert MacIntyre, Harold Varner III
- 11:20 a.m. ET – Tom Hoge, Sepp Straka
- 11:30 a.m. ET – Kevin Na, Seamus Power
- 11:50 a.m. ET – Joaquinn Niemann, Christiaan Bezuidenhout
- 12 p.m. ET – Kevin Kisner, Matthew Fitzpatrick
- 12:10 p.m. ET – Tony Finau, Sergio Garcia
- 12:20 p.m. ET – Lucas Glover, Patrick Reed
- 12:30 p.m. ET – J.J. Spaun, Min Woo Lee
- 12:40 p.m. ET – Harry Higgs, Lee Westwood
- 12:50 p.m. ET – Si Woo Kim, Hudson Swafford
- 1 p.m. ET – Marc Leishman, Talor Gooch
- 1:10 p.m. ET – Hideki Matsuyama, Viktor Hovland
- 1:30 p.m. ET – Webb Simpson, Will Zalatoris
- 1:40 p.m. ET – Dustin Johnson, Cameron Champ
- 1:50 p.m. ET – Rory McIlroy, Collin Morikawa
- 2 p.m. ET – Tommy Fleetwood, Jason Kokrak
- 2:10 p.m. ET – Corey Conners, Danny Willett
- 2:20 p.m. ET – Charl Schwartzel, Justin Thomas
- 2:30 p.m. ET – Sungjae Im, Shane Lowry