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US Masters 2013 final day: Record double for Tianlang Guan– but which other titles could still be broken at the Augusta National

 
 
 
 
 
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American Brandt Snedeker and Argentina's former champion Angel Cabrera today both take a one-shot lead into the final round of the 77th Masters - the tournament many regard as golf's most iconic.

The pair finished seven under par to lead Australian Adam Scott by one after the trio all shot 69 in ideal conditions on Saturday during a tournament that has already provided its share of drama and controversy, along with some notable new records.

Record-breaking matters kicked off on Thursday with Tianlang Guan (China) claiming his first piece of golfing history by becoming the youngest golfer ever to qualify for the US Masters tournament at the age of 14 years 12 days old.

Despite being penalised one stroke for slow play on the opening day's play, Guan went on to make further history by becoming the youngest golfer to make the cut at the US Masters

It beats a benchmark set by Matteo Manassero (Italy, b. 19 April 1993) in April 2010, who qualified for the final two rounds of the 74th Masters tournament at the age of 16 years and 355 days.

While Guan has impressed on his Augusta debut, at +9 after 54 holes, there's little chance of the Chinese amateur making it a hat-trick of records by beating Tiger Woods' record for Youngest winner of the golf US Masters.

Woods' imperious display at the tournament in 1997 came at the age of 21 years, 104 days - a performance that also saw him notch up records for the lowest total score at the US Masters (270 - 70, 66, 65, 69) along with the largest margin of victory at the Masters (12 shots).

Although Woods was retrospectively penalised two strokes for an illegal drop on the 15th on Friday, he stands just four shots off the lead going into the final day's play and will be hoping for a strong final round as he looks to add to his four titles won already at the Masters.

A win would see Woods presented with an iconic green jacket for the fifth time, one behind Jack Nicklaus (USA) who remains the record holder for most wins of the Masters, having ended victorious in 1963, 1965, 1966, 1972, 1975 and 1986.  Nicklaus' final win came at the age of 46 years, 82 days old, making him the oldest winner of the Masters.

One of the main talking points during this year's opening round was Welshman Jamie Donaldson becoming only the fifth player to sink a hole-in-one at the tournament.

The 37-year-old managed the feat on the 180-yard par three sixth hole.

The first ever hole-in-one scored at the Masters was by Ross Somerville (Canada) at the 16th hole in 1934.

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