Amidst bad weather on the Day 3 of the season’s final major Kevin Kisner maintained one-shot lead entering the final round of the championship. He led with a 1-over 72 at Quail Hollow Club. The two-time tour winner leads by one stroke at seven-under 206.
The 33-year South Carolina native is all set to make a grand entry into the final day of the 99th PGA Championship. Kisner played three-hole stretch in 3-over par with a double-bogey on 16 and a bogey on 18, but he still finished the day up one stroke over Hideki Matsuyama and Chris Stroud. Stroud and Matsuyama at six-under 207.
Jordan Spieth, one of the youngest players in the field shot 3-over-par 216 after an even-par 71 in Round 3, the recently turned 24-year-old will begin Sunday’s final round at 3-over, 10 back of leader Kevin Kisner.
Justin Thomas posted a two-under 69 and sits at five-under 208 at the PGA Championship.
The 49-year-old Uresti shot a 9-over 80 on Saturday while playing alongside Rory McIlroy.
Justin Thomas playing alongside his good friend Rickie Fowler, shot a 2-under 69 to get to 5 under for the tournament. Thomas finished Round 3 with four birdies and two bogeys. He is now 7-under par since the end of Round 1.
South Africa’s Louis Oosthuizen joined Thomas at 5 under with an even-par 71, who posted three birdies, two bogeys and a ridiculous par save at the par-4 second.
Rickie Fowler was 5 under for the tournament heading into the 16th, but he finished bogey, double-bogey, bogey to fall back to 1 under.
Jason Day shot a 6-over 77 on day 3, ending his chances of winning his second major this week.