After eight birdies this Saturday, the world number five managed to take the lead before the final round in San Francisco.
Dustin Johnson will have a one-shot advantage in the final round of the PGA Championship, at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco, after making a lap that made him rise to the leadership.
The American, number five in the world, scored a card of 65 strokes for eight birdies, a bogey and a double bogey that leave him in a total of 201 (-9). The runner-up of the 2019 edition wants to add another Major to his career after what he achieved at the 2016 US Open at Oakmont Country Club.
Scottie Scheffler and Cameron Champ are tied for second, just one hit behind Johnson. Defending champion Brooks Koepka made two shots on the final three holes to rebound from a potentially damaging streak of three straight bogeys and is on 203 shots (-7), as are Cole Morikawa and Paul Casey.Tiger Woods was out of contention after hitting a double over 72 for the second straight round.
Meanwhile, Tiger Woods was out of any possibility of having a chance in the final lap. The four-time major winner repeated a score of 72 and is among the worst still in the race.
Among the Latinos, Emiliano Grillo repeated the 70-stroke court pair in the three days of competition and is in 43rd place.
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