( CNN) Five years ago at Augusta he said he wasn’t “good enough” to win a major , now Sergio Garcia shares the halfway contribute with Charley Hoffman, Thomas Pieters and Rickie Fowler at the Masters.

Garcia burnt a three-under 69 on another breezy day in Georgia to reach four under and erase the four-shot overnight lead of Hoffman, who added a 75 to his opening 65 to slip back.

Belgian debutant Pieters, 25, who played a starring role for Europe on his Ryder Cup debut in September, hit 68, while the ever-improving Fowler joined the quartet late Friday with a 67.