Aiken's Kevin Kisner Is PGA Championship Leader

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Kevin Kisner is the leader after a wild conclusion to the third round of the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow.
 
Kisner fired a 1-over 72 for a 7-under total that puts him one stroke ahead of Chris Stroud and two in front of second-round co-leader Hideki Matsuyama.
 
Kisner had a two-shot lead with three holes to play when he hit a shot into the water on 16 and made double bogey. He also flirted with disaster on 18, pulling his approach before the ball bounced off a concrete bridge into the rough. The carom allowed him to escape with bogey.
 
Stroud had a chance to pull ahead until he three-putted for bogey on his last two holes. Matsuyama followed Friday's 64 with a 2-over 73 for a 6-under total.
 
Justin Thomas and Louis Oosthuizen are within two shots of the lead. Graham Delaet had the best round among the contenders, a 3-under 68 that puts him five shots back.
 
Jason Day may have played himself out of contention after entering the round just two shots back. He carded a quadruple-bogey 8 on the final hole to complete a 77 and fall seven shots back.
 
Jordan Spieth is 10 shots off the pace as he tries to become the youngest player to complete a career Grand Slam.
 

© 2017 Associated Press


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