LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Rory McIlroy made an 8-foot birdie putt at the 18th hole to maintain a one-shot lead at the PGA Championship.
Going for back-to-back major wins, McIlroy birdied three of the last four holes Saturday for a 4-under 67. His three-day total is 13-under 200.
The 25-year-old from Northern Ireland will play in the final group at Valhalla with the most surprising player in the field - Austria's Bernd Wiesberger. The European Tour regular matched the best round of the week with a 65, leaving him a stroke back.
Texas A&M product Ryan Palmer shot a two under par 69 today and is tied for 6th place, four strokes behind McIlroy.
Rickie Fowler is right in the thick of things again, shooting 67 and two shots off the pace. He'll play in the next-to-last group with Phil Mickelson, who birdied four of the last five holes. He was three shots back with Jason Day.