Tiger Woods rides roller coaster third round at Masters as he struggles for consistency

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Justin Thomas comes out of the bunker on the second hole during the third round of the Masters golf tournament on Saturday April 9.

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Tiger Woods watches his shot on the third hole in the third round.

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Robert MacIntyre lines up his putt with caddy Michael Thomson on the sixth green on Saturday.

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Tiger Woods plays a shot from a bunker on the eighth hole on Saturday.

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Christiaan Bezuidenhout hits rough on the first fairway on Saturday.

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Scottie Scheffler lines up a putt on the 13th green during the second round of the Masters golf tournament on Friday, April 8. The highest-ranked golfer in the world started the weekend with a five-shot lead.

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A view of the 10th green Friday.

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Tiger Woods plays a shot on the fifth hole Friday. He had a rocky start with four bogeys in his first five holes, but he recovered to finish with a 2-over 74.

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Collin Morikawa hits his tee shot on the 12th hole Friday.

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Fans — or patrons, as they’re called at Augusta National Golf Club — get a glimpse of Woods as he approaches the 11th green on Friday.

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Keita Nakajima, the world’s No. 1 amateur golfer, hits a shot after making a drop on the 12th hole on Friday.

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A young spectator watches play on the 12th hole on Friday.

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Erik van Rooyen plays his tee shot on the fourth hole on Friday.

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Matthew Fitzpatrick stands on the seventh green to view a putt on Friday.

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Fans carry drinks near the seventh hole leaderboard on Friday.

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Dustin Johnson, the 2020 Masters champion, reacts to a missed putt on the seventh hole on Friday.

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Shane Lowry reacts to a missed eagle chip on the 15th hole Friday.

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Masters pins adorn a Friday fan’s hat.

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Billy Horschel points to a turtle on the sidelines of the 16th Green Friday.

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Woods starts on the fourth hole in Thursday’s first round. He finished with a 1 under par 71 in his return to competitive golf.

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Jordan Spieth, who won the Masters in 2015, ducks under a rope after playing a shot on the seventh hole on Thursday.

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Scorers update the rankings to No. 11.

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Sungjae Im putt on the 16th green on Thursday. The South Korean shot a 5-under 67 to lead after the first round.

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Viktor Hovland looks for his ball on the 13th hole on Thursday.

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Justin Thomas hits a shot on the sixth hole Thursday.

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Former Masters champion Danny Willett reacts to his tee shot on the No.18.

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Woods is applauded as he heads to the 16th tee on Thursday.

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Joaquin Niemann teeed off on the 11th hole on Thursday.

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People watch Woods play the 12th hole on Thursday.

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Unpictured Matthew Wolff gets a call from an official after his ball was driven into the lip of a bunker on the first hole Thursday.

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A crowd watches Woods play the third hole Thursday.

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From left, honorary starters Tom Watson, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus gather on the first tee Thursday.

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Raindrops cover the jacket of a gallery guard on Thursday. Rainy weather pushed back some of the departure times.

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Left to right, Fred Couples, Woods and Thomas jump balls over water at the 16th hole on Wednesday. It’s a training tradition at Augusta National.

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Weather warning signs are put up on the range on Tuesday.

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Cameron Davis teeed off on the 14th hole in a practice round Tuesday.

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The couples greet fans at a practice session on Monday. Couples won the Masters in 1992 and remain a fan favorite.

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A bug lands on one of Augusta National’s famous azaleas on Monday.

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Caddies survey the 13th green during a practice round on Monday.

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