Masters 2018: Rory McIlroy holes eagle chip to grab share of lead

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Masters 2018: Rory McIlroy holes eagle chip to grab share of lead

The Masters marks the first of three majors this year where we have a chance to see a player complete a career grand slam.

That player? Rory McIlroy, who is just a Masters win shy from becoming the sixth player in the modern era to win all four majors in a career.

And in Saturday's third round at Augusta National, the Ulsterman looks more determined than ever to see that that happens.

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McIlroy has been on fire all day and drove that home with this unbelievable eagle chip-in on the par-5 eighth hole to get to 5 under for the day and join Patrick Reed in a share of the lead at 9 under.

On the fourth hole -- the most difficult par-3 on the course -- Rory holed a long birdie putt.

He got away with a shot on No. 5 that hit the lip of a fairway bunker, but still found its way to the green, settling some 25 feet from the hole. He two-putted for par there.

Then on the par-3 sixth, Rory came within 2 feet of an ace.

To win a major, players need some magical things to happen. 

No one looks more magical than McIlroy today. 

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