8 Apr 2012

Hanson leads at Masters

1:24 pm on 8 April 2012

The Swedish golfer Peter Hanson made a late surge to take a one-shot lead over Phil Mickelson after 3 rounds of the US Masters at Augusta.

Hanson is 9 under par after firing a 7-under par 65, the best round of the week.

Mickelson had a 66 to join Hanson in tomorrow's final group as he pursues a fourth Green Jacket in nine years.

Rory McIlroy is now 10 off the lead after a 5 over par 77 and Tiger Woods is another 2 shots back.