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US PGA Championship third round – Koepka leads by seven

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Bethpage Black course

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Summary

  1. Leader: -12 B Koepka (19:50 BST)
  2. Selected: -5 J Spieth (19:50), A Scott (19:40);
  3. -4 D Berger (19:40), D Johnson (19:30), K Kraft (19:30), M Wallace (19:20), L List (19:20)
  4. -3 J Rose (19:10); -2 T Fleetwood; +2 R McIlroy (F)
  5. Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra from 21:30 BST

Live Reporting

By Steve Sutcliffe, Becky Grey and Alistair Magowan

All times stated are UK

  1. Post update

    A Scott -5, D Berger -4 (19:40 BST)

    Also in the hunt is Adam Scott. Can the Australian claim his first major win since his Masters victory in 2013?

    It’s a very big ask, he starts the day seven shots behind Brooks Koepka.

    One shot back is Daniel Berger, who has two PGA Tour wins to his name. They both came at the St. Jude Classic, the last in 2017.

    Adam Scott

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  2. Post update

    J Spieth -5 (19:50 BST)

    Feels a bit like clutching at straws this one but every time Jordan Spieth has had two opening rounds in the 60s at a major, he has gone on to win it….

    Remember he is chasing a career Grand Slam after previous successes at the Masters, the Open and the US Open.

    He’d become only the sixth man to do it.

  3. Good luck chaps

    Brooks Koepka and Tiger Woods shake hands

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    Yep. Brooks Koepka has made a mockery of the Bethpage Black course so far carding the lowest 36-hole score in major championship history.

    The defending champion leads by a tournament record seven shots on 12 under after a five-under 65 in round two.

    So going back to my earlier question….

    Surely Tiger Woods will catch him? Well actually no. The Masters champion won’t be around on Saturday or Sunday after he missed a sixth cut in his past 11 majors on five over.

    Jordan Spieth (66) is joint second with Adam Scott (64) on five under, while England’s Matt Wallace is a shot further back.

    Good luck chaps.

  4. Welcome

    Brooks Koepka

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    Hello and welcome to our coverage of the third round of the US PGA Championship from the Bethpage course on Long Island in the state of New York.

    I’ll keep it short and sweet, can anyone stop this man?

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