The Latest: Matsuyama up by 4 going into Masters final round

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Hideki Matsuyama, of Japan, watches his shot on the 15th hole during the third round of the Masters golf tournament on Saturday, April 10, 2021, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Latest on the Masters, the first golf major of the year (all times EDT):


7:45 p.m.

The third round of the Masters is over, and Hideki Matsuyama has a four-shot lead over Xander Schauffele, Marc Leishman, Justin Rose and Will Zalatoris.

Matsuyama becomes the first Japanese player in Masters history to lead after any round.

Matsuyama shot a 7-under 65 on Saturday to move to 11 under for the week.

His four closest rivals are 7 under: Schauffele shot 68, Leishman 70, Zalatoris 71 and Rose his second consecutive 72. Rose led after the first two rounds.