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2012 Masters: Peter Hanson Leads After Shooting 65

The third round of the 2012 Masters has seen some incredibly low rounds that should help setup a thrilling day of action on Sunday. Peter Hanson looks like he will take the lead into the final round, as he shot a 65 to sit at -9. While Hanson sits atop the leaderboard, it's Phil Mickelson that has the most buzz following his scintillating performance on the back nine. Mickelson shot -6 on the final nine holes and trails Hanson by just one stroke.

Of the guys still left on the course, Louis Oosthuizen is the one guy who can break up the potential final group of Mickelson and Hanson. Oosthuizen sits at -7 with two holes still left to play. Oosthuizen is no stranger to winning Majors, as he won the 2010 Open Championship.

CSU alum Martin Laird was unable to take advantage of the favorable playing conditions during his third round. Laird shot +2 and now sits at +6 overall. Laird is tied with three others for 48th entering the final round.

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