The 2018 Masters, Final Round This And That

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Will Ricky and Carley Bobby become part of Masters lore Sunday, or will the Jean Girard in this drama become the sixth player to complete the modern Grand Slam. Or did they peak, opening up a chance for someone to come from far back?

It's a tradition unlike any other and the hole locations for Sunday's 2018 Masters final round appear...traditional. Here are five things we learned from Saturday, including insights on a tee shot distance disparity between the leaders, Rory as a mudder and Reed's streakiness.

It's 2-2 at Golfweek in picking a winner.

As Rex Hoggard writes for, this one is likely about Patrick Reed and Rory McIlroy and fistrionics. But who has more pressure, Joel Beall considers that for in a match play format.

Beth Ann Nichols has the Reed angle covered after his Saturday 66.

Eamon Lynch points out the redemption factor for Rory McIlroy and the other intangibles his potentially historic day. Alan Shipnuck reminds us that Mclroy currently fits into that class of players who should absolutely have won the Masters and have not. 

Ian O'Connor talks to a former Reed instructor who explains how Reed's inspiration has always been 

And remember what the Forecaddie reported, Ricky Bobby will be deprived of his power color.

Jon Rahm moved into contention with a 65 and credits how he paced himself coming in along with a driver head change, writes's Ryan Lavner.

It wasn't all bad for Tiger, whose 72 and made cut likely has him landing back in the world top 100, writes Bob Harig.

Make sure to read Doug Ghim's diary from his Saturday round with Bernhard Langer. Ghim will be low amateur and in Butler Cabin this evening. 

Happy 60th birthday to Amen Corner, writes Bill Fields for

Also, it’s the 70th anniversary day of Claude Harmon’s improbable win, writes Guy Yocom for

Your Sunday tee times and TV Times. Remember Amen Corner Live should start around noon when Vijay Singh and Jeff Knox arrive. Yesterday, btw, member Knox was the only player to birdie the 11th hole. 

Sunday's 2018 final round hole locations look mostly similar to recent Sundays:

Chris Schenkel fans will love this introduction to Masters Sunday featuring vintage sound from the longtime broadcaster juxtaposed over today's scenes.