Young golf star Rory McIlroy has taken a four-shot lead heading into the final round at Augusta National, while Tiger Woods has slipped into ninth place.

McIlroy shot a 70, and is showing no signs of slowing down.

Four players are four strokes behind the Northern Ireland star: K.J. Choi, Angel Cabrera, Charl Schwartzel, and Jason Day.

Should McIlroy win, he will be the second youngest golf pro to wear the green jacket, as he would be only months older than Woods when he won in 1997.

Woods, a four-time Masters winner, shot a 74 in the third round after a 66 in the second round put him tied for third going into Saturday.

Woods set multiple records in 1997 when he won the Masters. He was the youngest champion, shot the lowest 72-hole score (270), and had the largest margin of victory (12 strokes.)

Sunday could be a magnificent day for McIlroy should he hold on.

This would be he his first major championship.

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