Scottie Scheffler primed to win his maiden HWC title, Tiger Woods pleased with his recoveryedit

Scottie Scheffler has been on a hot streak this year, winning the Masters Tournament in April and the PGA Tour Championship in May.

Scheffler shot a 7-under 65 on Saturday to reach 16-under 200 at Albany Golf Club in the Bahamas. He is three shots ahead of Matt Fitzpatrick, who shot a 7-under 65 of his own to move into second place.

"It was a lot of fun out there today," Scheffler said. "I was able to make a few birdies early and get some momentum going. I played the par-5s really well today, and that was key."

Scheffler has been playing well in recent weeks, finishing 11th at the Masters and fourth at the PGA Tour Championship. He said he is confident heading into the final round of the Hero World Challenge.


Tiger Woods is also playing in the Hero World Challenge, and he is pleased with his progress as he returns from injury. Woods shot a 3-under 69 on Saturday to move into 10th place at 7-under 209.

Woods is making his first start since the Masters in April, when he suffered a significant leg injury in a car accident. He missed the rest of the PGA Tour season, but he has been practicing regularly in recent weeks.

"I'm happy to be back out here playing," Woods said. "I'm just trying to take it one day at a time and see how I feel."

The final round of the Hero World Challenge will be played on Sunday. Scheffler is the favorite to win the tournament, but Fitzpatrick and Woods are also in contention.


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