Rory McIlroy has put himself very firmly in the running for a final-day push at the 2018 Masters. Now sharing the lead with Patrick Reed at 9 under, McIlroy is an incredible 5 under for the day.
That share of the lead came about after an astonishing chip on the 8th resulted in a truly brilliant eagle.
Arousing an almighty roar from the gathered crowds watching his every shot, there were many people celebrating his incredible day 3 in Augusta.
McIlroy chips in for eagle on the 8th. He's got that swagger back again. Playing like this, no one can touch him.
— Oliver Holt (@OllieHolt22) April 7, 2018
McIlroy is on it here #TheMasters 🎯
— Dan Walker (@mrdanwalker) April 7, 2018
— Samantha Quek (@SamanthaQuek) April 7, 2018
Rory McIlroy birdies at 3, 4 and 6 - and eagle at 8. Now -9, co-leader with Patrick Reed in the Masters. Conditions made for him. It's starting to feel like...no, wait, just let him play.
— Paul Hayward (@_PaulHayward) April 7, 2018
— Alan Cawley (@alancaw) April 7, 2018
While certain fans think this run of form can only mean one thing.
Rory McIlroy is going to win the Masters.
— Iain Carter (@iaincartergolf) April 7, 2018
You can make your own mind up, but just enjoy this incredible effort.
— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) April 7, 2018