Even Phil Mickelson had to laugh when he saw his shot from the fairway almost go in on No. 15, nearly giving him an impossible three eagles in a row.

       His shot into the cup on No. 14 for eagle, following an eagle on 13, tied a Masters record, two eaglies in a row. No one ever has had three in succession.

       Mickelson is 12 under, one ahead of Lee Westwood, who got too aggressive on his second shot on 13.

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          And the guys on CBS, besides noting that Westwood's five-shot lead turned into a one-stroke deficit in the space of 35 minutes, said what yours truly wrote here before that: Saturday feels like Sunday.

            By the way, Tiger Woods is tied for fourth, only five shots back with a good chance for birdie on 15. Or eagle?