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What they're saying about Sunday at Masters
Updated 4/7/2012 8:30 PM ET
AUGUSTA, Ga. — What's to say about Sunday at the Masters?

"It's going to be a long night and a long morning. … I probably won't be watching a lot of Golf Channel." —Peter Hanson, about sleeping on the third-round lead.

"I love nothing more than being in the last group on Sunday at the Masters. It's the greatest thing in professional golf." —Phil Mickelson, who is one shot behind and will be paired with Hanson.

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"I know a one-shot lead over Mickelson is pretty much nothing." —Hanson.

"I don't know. There's only so much I can do. I can't control everything. I wish I could." —Hunter Mahan, five shots behind, on the question of whether he thought it was his time to win the Masters.

"I'm not worried that the wheels are going to come off tomorrow, because they have been off so many times already." —Henrik Stenson, who is only five shots behind despite a quadruple-bogey 8 on No. 18 on Thursday and four bogeys on Saturday.

"You've got to know the feelings coming down the stretch at the Masters, because the Masters is different. That back nine is different than any other major tournament, purely because of the risk/reward all the way home." —Padraig Harrington, five shots behind.

"There's nothing worse than waking up on Sunday and knowing that whatever you do, it's not going to be good enough." —Luke Donald, figuring he shot himself out of contention with a 41 on the back Saturday, leaving him 16 shots behind.

"Hey, anything can happen here." —Tiger Woods, 12 shots behind.

"Hopefully my caddie." —Bubba Watson, three strokes behind, asked if anyone will be here Sunday to support him.

"If I can shoot a really good one, and at least leave here in a positive frame of mind." -- RoryMcIlroy's goal for Sunday after a 77 Saturday, including 42 on the front, dropped him into a tie for 27th. Playing partner Sergio Garcia had a 40 on the front, and when they each finally got a birdie on the same No. 12, they hugged.

"It would have been better if it were (our) girlfriends, but that was the best we could get at the moment." —Garcia.

Posted 4/7/2012 7:57 PM ET
Updated 4/7/2012 8:30 PM ET
Hunter Mahan of the USA shot a 4-under 68 Saturday and is in the hunt, albeit five back, at the Masters.
By David Cannon, Getty Images
Hunter Mahan of the USA shot a 4-under 68 Saturday and is in the hunt, albeit five back, at the Masters.