A round of 64 gave Tony Finau the clubhouse lead at Augusta, although there was still time for the American to be overhauled on Saturday.
Birdies at the sixth, seventh and eighth breathed new life into Tiger Woods' Masters challenge on day three at Augusta National.
A sensational front nine gave Tony Finau the lead at the Masters, on a day when birdies and eagles were in plentiful supply.
Xander Schauffele produced a stunning final round to win the Tournament of Champions.
There are 12 points up for grabs in the Sunday singles at the Ryder Cup, with Team USA facing a four-point deficit at Le Golf National.
Omnisport runs the rule over the 12 singles matches that will decide the Ryder Cup, with Europe strong favourites to prevail.
The 1 up win for Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth over Ian Poulter and Jon Rahm provided a sliver of momentum going into the afternoon.
Sunday's singles matches at Le Golf National include McIlroy v Thomas, Rahm v Woods, Olesen v Spieth and Molinari v Mickelson.
The USA were much improved in Saturday's foursomes, but will still head into the last day of the Ryder Cup trailing by four points.
In truly bizarre scenes at Le Golf National, Europe and America's second pairings each made triple-bogey sixes to halve the second hole.