PGA Championship: Tiger Woods in contention as Brooks Koepka leads

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The last day of the 2018 major championship season is here!

Can tie Jack Nicklaus and Walter Hagen with the most PGA Championship titles (five).

At the 17th, after ramming his eagle putt through the break, he missed the 4-footer coming back.

And it was only good for a one-shot lead over Kevin Kisner. Justin Rose (-4) leads the English challenge, with Matt Wallace and Ian Poulter just a shot back.

Woods finished his round with 10 straight pars, including a sloppy three-putt on the par-5 17th hole.

Rounding out the Australian contingent is Marc Leishman (72) and Cameron Smith (73), who both tumbled down the leader board to be one over and three over respectively.

When people mocked Erin Hills as an unworthy U.S. Open test, Koepka answered them two months ago by acing what the USGA conceded was an unfair test at Shinnecock Hills, and he became the sport's first back-to-back national champ since Curtis Strange three decades earlier.

He's two back, as Koepka goes par-par after his opening birdie.

The four-time US PGA champion is 10 under on the front nine for the tournament, but two over on the back nine this week. He remains ahead by three at 13 under.

After playing 29 holes on Saturday, Tiger Woods says the mental aspect of playing the course has been tiring and he'll need to shoot a low round Sunday to contend. He lofts it over the pond with his second shot and spins it back towards the flag yet again for another birdie opportunity.

In his third round, he hit 10 of 14 fairways, 15 of 18 greens in regulation, was 3 for 3 scrambling and stroked 30 putts.

Lowry carded six birdies in his six-under round of 64 and is well poised for a crack at his first ever Major win.

Rafa Cabrera Bello is 5 under on his round through 11 and has reached 8 under.

Tiger Woods, who won his 14th major in 2008, shot 66 to end on eight under. The gallery, a roaring swell as it follows him from hole to hole, certainly is eager to see it happen. Plenty went missing; we saw none of Tony Finau's insane no-par roller coaster front nine (7 birdies, a triple, and a bogey). Using a 9-iron, Tiger goes right at the pin and sticks it inches from the cup. "But I've got a shot going into tomorrow".

UPDATE No. 2 (12:40 p.m. ET): Jordan Spieth begins his final round birdie-birdie.

At the 10th, Woods found the right rough and pitched to eight feet then made a tension-packed putt to rescue par, a right fist-pump showing his joy at avoiding a third consecutive bogey on the hole.

Once Turner finally came on the air at 2, things didn't get much better.

Despite the long, hot day, Tiger was feeling the love from the St. Louis crowd. We'll see if he gets on an interesting run like he did on the front nine yesterday.

Spieth, who vaulted himself into contention at 8-under, came undone in the span of two holes and played himself out of contention.

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