US PGA Championship Day Four

Brooks Koepka leads the way at Bellerive but Shane Lowry and Tiger Woods are among those chasing

Ruaidhrí Croke Mon, Aug 13
 
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  • 17:28
    Hello, good evening and welcome to the final day of the final Major of 2018! I'm Ruaidhrí Croke and I'll be with you for the evening with what looks like it could be a big-hitting shootout between some of the biggest names in golf with Irelands's Shane Lowry right in the mix. You can get involved by using the 'Contact Us' button at the top of the blog or you can get me on Twitter @Ruaidhri_Croke. Tee times and leading scores on the way!
  • 17:30

    Final round tee-times (all times Irish)

    13:29 C Stroud (US), B Gay (US)

    13:38 C Smith (US), S Brown (US)

    13:47 V Singh (Fij), C Howell III (US)

    13:56 J Furyk (US), B Harman (US)

    14:05 T Olesen (Den), M Leishman (Aus)

    14:14 N Watney (US), J Vegas (Col)

    14:23 J Niemann (Chi), K Chappell (US)

    14:32 R Henley (US), H Matsuyama (Jpn)

    14:41 O Schneiderjans (US), R Fisher (Eng)

    14:50 T Finau (US), B An (Kor)

    14:59 A Putnam (US), A Otaegui (Spa)

    15:08 S Im (Kor), JJ Spaun (US)

    15:17 J Walker (US), T Potter Jr (US)

    15:26 A Cook (US), B Snedeker (US)

    15:35 B Garnett (US), R Knox (Sco)

    15:53 Y Ikeda (Jpn), K Bradley (US)

    16:02 T Fleetwood (Eng), S Kodaira (Jpn)

    16:11 M Lorenzo-Vera (Fra), R McIlroy (NI)

    16:20 M Kaymer (Ger), D Fritelli (SA)

    16:29 Z Johnson (US), B Kern (US)

    16:38 K Na (US), R Moore (US)

    16:47 R Cabrera Bello (Spa), T Hatton (Eng)

    16:56 S Han (US), A Landry (US)

    17:05 J Spieth (US), J Kokrak (US)

    17:15 B Horschel (US), C Reavie (US)

    17:25 R Fox (NZ), B Grace (SA)

    17:35 D Johnson (US), C Kirk (US)

    17:45 J Rose (Eng), P Cantlay (US)

    17:55 M Wallace (Eng), E Grillo (Arg)

    18:05 E Pepperell (Eng), I Poulter (Eng)

    18:15 T Pieters (Bel), B Stone (SA)

    18:25 W Simpson (US), P Perez (US)

    18:45 D Berger (US), X Schauffele (US)

    18:55 F Molinari (Ita), K Kisner (US)

    19:05 C Schwartzel (SA), J Suri (US)

    19:15 J Thomas (US), S Lowry (Ire)

    19:25 S Cink (US), J Day (Aus)

    19:35 G Woodland (US), T Woods (US)

    19:45 J Rahm (Spa), R Fowler (US)

    19:55 B Koepka (US), A Scott (Aus)

    Leading scores

    Leading scores
    -12 Brooks Koepka
    -10 Adam Scott
    -9 Jon Rahm, Rickie Fowler, Gary Woodland
    -8 Tiger Woods, Stewart Cink, Jason Day, Justin Thomas, Shane Lowry, Charl Schwartzel
    -7 Julian Suri, Francesco Molinari, Kevin Kisner
    -6 Daniel Berger, Xander Schauffele, Webb Simpson, Pat Perez, Thomas Pieters, Brandon Stone

    *-2 Rory McIlroy (7)

  • 17:45

    Bellerive is a bomber's paradise and the leaderboard proves it. The big hitters such as Brooks Koepka, Jon Rahm, Tiger Woods, Gary Woodland, Jason Day and Justin Thomas are all in with a shout of powering their way to the Wanamaker trophy today but also right in that mix is Offaly's Shane Lowry.

    The Irishman carded a stunning second round of 64 to move his way into contention and followed it with a 69 in yesterday's third round, finished with a very important birdie putt at the 18th late last evening. It's a family affair for the Lowrys this week with brother Alan on the bag while father Brendan has also made the trip to St Louis to see his two sons battle with the very best in sweltering Missouri. Not a single top-10 has been recorded by Lowry this year anywhere in the world and, in truth, his form has been pretty average since he was last in real contention at a Major, that being the 2016 US Open where he lost a four-shot lead in the final round to Dustin Johnson. Four shots is the gap he will have to overcome today if he's to claim a first Major title and it certainly won't be easy chasing down Koepka who is looking for a third Major title in the space of 14 months.

    So what of Koepka? The American is far from the most flamboyant or interesting player on tour, more befitting of the mould of a Hollywood actor, but the 28-year-old is a serious operator who today can move within one Major title of Rory McIlroy and triple the totals of the top three players in the world. Justin Rose, Justin Thomas and Dustin Johnson all have just one Major title to their name and it's a testament to Koepka's quality that he takes a two shot into the final round today in the search for his third.

    Just behind him is Adam Scott who could make a glorious return to form after falling into the wilderness a little since he claimed his single Major trophy at the 2013 US Masters. The Aussie hasn't won since 2016 but his form has been improving this season and he now looks to be in a much better place with his game.

    And then there's the small matter of one Tiger Woods. At last month's British Open we almost had the greatest sporting comeback of all time unfold in front of our eyes when the 14-time Major champion took the lead into the back nine on Sunday before faltering. Is today the day when Woods will make it 15 at the age of 42? At eight under alongside Lowry and four off the lead he is well-placed to chase down Koepka and maybe, just maybe, perform yet another golfing miracle. What a story it would be if he can do so. Whatever happens this evening is set to some shootout.

  • 17:59
  • 18:01
    Annette Egan Very best of luck Shane Lowry
  • 18:05

    Tiger Woods has arrived looking like a 42-year-old trying to be 22. Just over an hour and a half until he tees off.

    Already out on the course there are birdies being made with Chris Stroud and Brian Gay - the first two players out this morning - showing what can be done with a 66 each.

    Dustin Johnson is the highest placed player currently on course at -6 thanks to a birdie at the second.

    It hasn't quite happened for Rory McIlroy once again today although he has just pitched in for birdie at the ninth to get to -3.

  • 18:18

    Today is also a big day in the build-up to next month's Ryder Cup in Paris with the eight players who qualify for the American team due to be confirmed at the end of today's play. And it's looking very, very tight.

    Webb Simpson is currently projected to get the eighth and final spot while Xander Schuffele is projected in 11th. They are both tied-15th entering today so Schauffele will need a big final round to steal that spot from the Players Champion.

    Back out on the course Jordan Spieth got off to a hot start with birdies at the first two holes (what Shane Lowry would do for that start) and followed it up with three pars. However, at the Par 3 sixth he has just dunked his tee shot into the water and is now struggling to drop just one shot.

  • 18:21
  • 18:26

    It's a double bogey in the end for Spieth and he gives back those two shots he picked up at the opening two holes. We have plenty of reading for you as we tick closer to the final groups teeing off.

    Philip Reid's third round report: Shane Lowry's 'exactly where I want to be' ahead of final round

    This week has also been an interesting one in broadcasting terms with coverage being streamed online and unavailable on any television channels in the UK and Ireland. It's a debut broadcast for Eleven Sport to they should be cut some slack but it's certainly no Sky Sports.  

    Streaming the US PGA on Eleven Sports: What's the verdict?

  • 18:31

    This could be disastrous for McIlroy at the Par 4 11th. At just 294 yards this hole will yield a lot of birdies and possibly even a few eagles today. McIlroy opted for three-wood but hooked it left where it bounced twice on a wall and shot way over the green towards the 12th tee box where the gallery is. That could be very ugly indeed.

    This course should suit McIlroy perfectly particularly the way it is playing long and soft but his game just has not been there this week.

    Back at the first Thomas Pieters has opened with a birdie to get to -7 and now just five off the lead with an hour and 25 minutes still to go before the leaders tee off.

  • 18:37

    At the seventh Spieth has got one of those dropped shots back with a birdie to move to -5.

    Over at the 11th McIlroy has located his ball and played a beauty! A lengthy wedge lands beside the pin and spins up to four feet. What a shot.

    This has been a frustrating round for McIlroy so far with three balls last in the water on the front nine alone.

  • 18:39

    It turns out that's only a par for McIlroy as he rolls in the putt because he had to take an unplayable from the back of the green. He remains at -3.

    Just 35 minutes until Shane Lowry tees off!

  • 18:46

    Rafa Cabrera-Bello has now moved to -7 after a scintillating front nine of just 31 shots with four birdies and five pars.

    The Spaniard is probably a little too far back to challenge but he could certainly enhance his pay cheque quite a bit with a few more birdies.

  • 18:49

    And Webb Simpson now jumps to -7 and five behind. Who is going to be the first man to make it to -8?

    Leading scores
    -12 Brooks Koepka
    -10 Adam Scott
    -9 Jon Rahm, Rickie Fowler, Gary Woodland
    -8 Tiger Woods, Stewart Cink, Jason Day, Justin Thomas, Shane Lowry, Charl Schwartzel
    -7 Rafa Cabrera-Bello (9), Thomas Pieters (3), Webb Simpson (2), Julian Suri, Francesco Molinari, Kevin Kisner
    *-3 Rory McIlroy (11)

  • 19:02

    Shane Lowry is completing his warmup and is almost ready to tee off alongside defending champion Justin Thomas. This is the best chance the Offaly man has had since the 2016 US Open to win a Major championship. Can he take it and become the first Irish Major winner since 2014?

  • 19:07

    So, who's winning this?

    Koepka is going to be a veru difficult man to catch but it's not impossible. The US Open champion did show some frailties yesterday with consecutive bogeys on the 14th and 15th and a nervy start today might see him lose his lead very quickly.

    Lowry will need a very fast start at four behind and he's well capable of it. The first few holes do provide birdie chances with Spieth showing that today by picking up shots on both of the first two holes.

    Over at the 13th it's another par for McIlroy and he remains at -3.

  • 19:16

    Next on the tee, from Ireland: Shane Lowry!

    Here we go!

  • 19:19

    Lowry takes a three-wood off the first and cranks a perfect high draw right down the middle, as does defending champion Thomas.  

    In less than 20 minutes we will have Tiger on the tee. It's all getting going now!

  • 19:20

    We have two new players to -8.

    Cabrera-Bello is flying out there and he's just knocked in his fifth birdie of the day at the 11th to get to within four of the lead while Webb Simpson has birdied the fourth to reach the same mark.

  • 19:26

    Back to Lowry we go.

    He has just a wedge in for his second at the first hole and he plays a beauty!

    He knocks it in to 20 feet and has then rolled in the putt for an opening birdie! What a start that is from the Offalyman.

    And he's followed in by Thomas who stuck a stunning wedge shot in close and tapped in the birdie putt.

    They both move to -9. Exactly the start that was needed.

  • 19:30

    Over at the 15th McIlroy has made a bogey to slip back to -2.

    Leading scores
    -12 Brooks Koepka
    -10 Adam Scott
    -9 Shane Lowry (1), Justin Thomas (1), Jon Rahm, Rickie Fowler, Gary Woodland
    -8 Rafa Cabrera-Bello (11), Webb Simpson (5), Tiger Woods, Stewart Cink, Jason Day, Charl Schwartzel
    -7 Zach Johnson (13), Jordan Spieth (10), Chez Reavie (9), Thomas Pieters (5), Francesco Molinari (3), Kevin Kisner (3), Charl Schwartzel (1), Julian Suri (1)
    *-2 Rory McIlroy (15)

  • 19:34

    The American broadcasters are doing the thing where they completely ignore someone who is right in the mix - in this case it's Shane Lowry. We haven't seen a shot from him at all at the second yet so apologies for the lack of updates. Instead we're watching PGA club pro Ben Kern play the 15th.

    Anyway, it's a great start from Lowry and exactly what he needed. Maybe is he moves into a tie for second (he's currently tied third) we might see a shot.

  • 19:37

    We have just seen Thomas play another excellent wedge shot into eight feet at the second and that allowed us to see Lowry's ball sitting on the green.

    He has about 15 feet for birdie to get within two of the lead but according to the American broadcasters he doesn't exist.

    Thomas can also move to -10 with that putt. It's been a fast start for these two players and the first few holes are certainly showing themselves to be good birdie chances.

    Back at the first tee Woodland and Woods are ready to go.

  • 19:39

    Woods pulls his opening tee shot into the bunker on the left of the fairway and will now face a tough approach.

    Just 15 minutes now until the final two-ball!

  • 19:43

    Apologies again for the lack of Lowry updates. This coverage is atrocious.

    According to the leaderboard on the TV Lowry made his birdie at the second to get to -10 but, according to the official website, he made par to stay at -9. So who knows?

    We haven't seen it yet anyway because the American broadcasters are showing us YE Yang winning the US PGA in 2009. So that's great.

     

  • 19:46

    It was a par for Lowry and he's followed it with a par at the third. And we haven't seen one shot of it.

    What we did see was Thomas also missing a birdie putt at the third to stay at -9.

    Meanwhile, back at the first, Woods has played a stunner from the fairway bunker in to eight feet!

  • 19:50

    No birdie for Tiger. His ball clipped a pitch mark on its way down the hole and wiggled left. That's a par to start and he remains at -8.

    Up ahead at the second Day has rolled in a birdie putt to join the group of Lowry, Thomas, Woodland, Rahm and Fowler at -9.

    Leading scores
    -12 Brooks Koepka
    -10 Adam Scott
    -9 Shane Lowry (3), Justin Thomas (3), Jason Day (2), Jon Rahm, Rickie Fowler, Gary Woodland
    -8 Rafa Cabrera-Bello (13), Tyrrell Hatton (13), Webb Simpson (6), Stewart Cink (1), Tiger Woods (1)
    -7 Zach Johnson (14), Kevin Na (14), Jordan Spieth (11), Chez Reavie (11), Justin Rose (8), Thomas Pieters (7), Francesco Molinari (4), Kevin Kisner (4), Charl Schwartzel (3), Julian Suri (3)
    *-2 Rory McIlroy (16)

  • 19:52

    It's been a great run for Hatton at the start of his back nine with birdies at the 11th, 12th and 13th to get him to -8.

    Back at the first tee Fowler and Rahm are underway.

    At the fourth Lowry has found the fairway with another great drive but will still face 226 yards for his approach to the long Par 4. We didn't see that shot, by the way, I'm working off shot tracker at the moment.

  • 19:54

    Rahm will have a good look at birdie on the first after a superb approach in to 10 feet. That's to get to -10 while Fowler will have about twice that distance to get to the same mark.

    At the second Woods' drive barely held on to the left of the fairway after a bad kick towards the water but at least it's dry.

    And what a shot he has played! He barely pitches his approach over the water, spinning it back to five feet. That's to get to -9!

  • 19:58

    Koepka and Scott are on the first tee.

    Koepka opts for driver and bombs a monster straight down the fairway, leaving just a flick of a wedge in to the green.

    Scott also takes driver but he has hooked it into the left rough.

  • 20:00

    Birdie for Tiger!

    No problems there for the 14-time Major winner as he powers his birdie putt into the back of the hole to get to -9 and within three of the lead!

    Could it happen?

    After that great drive at the fourth Lowry sends his long approach to the heart of the green from where he will face about 55 feet for birdie.

    In case you're wondering, we're watching Satoshi Kodaira (level par) miss a birdie putt at the 17th.

    Great stuff, this.

  • 20:01

    Some interesting news from the final group where Adam Scott has two putters in the bag. Probably not a good sign.


    Oh my word, Tiger Woods!


    After that birdie at the second he has flighted a towering tee shot in to a foot at the third! It almost landed in the hole! That's going to be a birdie and he'll be within two of the lead! He really seems in the mood today.

  • 20:06

    It's a par for Lowry at the third after a good two-putt and he stays at -9, three off the lead.


    And now two off the lead is Woods who has rolled in that short birdie putt. What a start that is.


    Leading scores
    -12 Brooks Koepka
    -10 Tiger Woods (3), Adam Scott
    -9 Shane Lowry (4), Justin Thomas (4), Stewart Cink (3), Jason Day (3), Gary Woodland (2), Jon Rahm (1), Rickie Fowler (1)
    -8 Rafa Cabrera-Bello (14), Tyrrell Hatton (14), Thomas Pieters (8)
    *-3 Rory McIlroy (17)

  • 20:08

    Brooks Koepka leads by three.

    And it's from Tiger alone that he now leads.

    Scott's par putt slipped past the edge meaning he opens with a bogey to drop back to -9 and now four behind.

    That's because Koepka fired a lovely wedge right over the pin and, cool as you like, knocks the birdie putt in to get to -13.

  • 20:10

    Lowry's drive at the Par 4 fifth bounces left and nestles in the rough, leaving 165 yards for his approach.

    And there could be some trouble for Koepka at the second. He has pulled his tee shot left towards the water. We can't tell if it's gone in or not but it's very, very close and even if it's not in it won't be a nice stance at all.

  • 20:14

    Some trouble for Lowry at the fifth. His approach from the left rough comes up short and in the greenside bunker, leaving a tricky up and down.

    Alongside him, Thomas' approach is a beauty, landing hole high and rolling out to six feet.

    At the fourth there's also trouble for Woods after his drive found a fairway bunker. From there he doesn't quite get the contact on his second, leaving him with a very tough up and down to save par.

    Back at the second Koepka's ball did stay dry but only just. He errs on the side of ccaution with his approach, sending it 50 feet past the pin to the back of the green.

  • 20:17

    Bogey for Lowry.

    That's disappointing and he's now five off the lead. His third shot from the bunker ran out to about eight feet and his par putt wouldn't drop, meaning he goes back to -8.

    No such trouble for Thomas who rattles in his birdie putt to get to -10 and into a tie for second with Woods, three off the lead.

    Leading scores
    -13 Brooks Koepka (1)
    -10 Tiger Woods (3), Justin Thomas (4)
    -9 Jason Day (4), Gary Woodland (3), Jon Rahm (3), Rickie Fowler (3), Adam Scott (1)
    -8 Rafa Cabrera-Bello (15), Tyrrell Hatton (15), Justin Rose (11), Thomas Pieters (9), Shane Lowry (5), Stewart Cink (4)
    *-3 Rory McIlroy (17)

  • 20:19

    Oh what a wedge shot from Tiger.

    He is absolutely dialled in today. He still had 60 yards to go with his third shot after finding the fairway bunker but he has spun a magnificent shot up to four feet and should roll that in to save his par.

    Back at the second Koepka left himself with four feet for his par but that was no problem at all as he calmly rolled it in to remain at -13.

    And up at the 18th McIlroy has finished with a bogey to sign for a round of 70 and a total of -2.

  • 20:23

    What a par save for Woods. Absolutely no problems with the putt and he remains at -10 alongside Thomas and three off the lead.

    The man who is leading - Koepka - has found the green at the Par 3 third and will have a long look at birdie.

    Meanwhile, Lowry is starting to get a little bit loose. His tee shot at the Par 3 sixth is far too long and bounds into a back bunker. He badly needs to save par there because he's already five behind.

    Alongside him Thomas does save his par from the side of the green to stay at -10.

  • 20:28

    FORE RIGHT!

    Tiger has carved his drive a long way right at the fifth. That's in the trees and could be in big trouble.

    Back at the Par 3 third Koepka has two-putted for his par to remain at -13 and three clear.

    And, at the sixth, it's a great par save for Lowry. His bunker shot left him with nine feet for his par but he made no mistake with the putt to stay at -8 and avoid back-to-back bogeys. Excellent stuff but it's birdies he needs now and quick.

    Leading scores
    -13 Brooks Koepka (3)
    -10 Justin Thomas (6), Tiger Woods (4)
    -9 Jason Day (4), Jon Rahm (3), Rickie Fowler (3), Adam Scott (3)
    -8 Rafa Cabrera-Bello (16), Tyrrell Hatton (16), Chez Reavie (14), Justin Rose (11), Thomas Pieters (9), Shane Lowry (6), Gary Woodland (4)
    *-3 Rory McIlroy (F:70)

  • 20:28
  • 20:33

    The first three holes are such good birdie chances and the next three are just absolute monsters.

    And they've done for Rahm and Day with the Spaniard missing a par putt at the fourth while Day does likewise at the fifth. They both slip back to -5 meaning only Fowler and Scott are at -9 now.

    At the seventh Lowry has found the fairway and is in good position to attack the pin at that Par 4. He needs birdies.

    Back at the fifth Woods found his ball in the gallery on the right and has powered an approach up into the greenside bunker. It all depends on the lie there.

  • 20:35
    After finding the rough with his drive at the fourth Koepka has done very, very well to hook a low runner around the trees and up onto the green where he will have about 60 feet for birdie. That could have been trouble there but he's recovered very well.
  • 20:36

    Justin Thomas moves into second on his own and two behind!

    After a lovely approach at the seventh he rolls his birdie putt in to get to -11.

    Meanwhile, Tiger has made a brilliant reovery. His approach did not find the bunker but did find long rough. However, from there he has pitched up to a few feet and will have that to remain at -10.

  • 20:40

    Lowry passes up a good birdie chance.

    After that good drive at the seventh he played a lovely approach in to 12 feet but his putt stays out. He remains at -8 but he now has the Par 5 eighth to come.

    Meanwhile we have three more players to -9. First, Day made a great two at the sixth to get back the shot he dropped at the previous hole while, at the 17th, Hatton and Cabrera-Bello have both made birdies to get into that tie for fourth. They're both -6 for the day.

  • 20:42

    Brooks Koepka's lead is just one.

    From 60 feet for birdie at the fifth he left his birdie putt a long way short and then missed the effort for par. He slips back to -12 and now leads by just one.

    Here we go, it's really heating up now!

    Leading scores
    -12 Brooks Koepka (4)
    -11 Justin Thomas (7)
    -10 Tiger Woods (4)
    -9 Rafa Cabrera-Bello (17), Tyrrell Hatton (17), Jason Day (4), Rickie Fowler (3), Adam Scott (3)
    -8 Chez Reavie (15), Justin Rose (13), Thomas Pieters (10), Shane Lowry (7), Jon Rahm (4)
    *-3 Rory McIlroy (F:70)

  • 20:46

    Lowry faces a tricky up and down for birdie at the Par 5 eighth after he went for it in two but pushed his approach slightly into the rough. From there he has very little green to work with and will very much rue a missed chance if he doesn't birdie here. There are only two Par 5s and the back nine is much harder to chances are running out.

    Over at the 13th Rose has made a birdie to get to -8 and within four while Koepka is in a little bit of trouble again at the fifth after finding the rough with his drive.

  • 20:47

    Woods is struggling for par at the Par 3 sixth. After sending his tee shot through the green and into a back bunker he can only splash out to 12 feet, leaving a tough par putt.

    At the 11th Pieters has pitched in for birdie to join the group at -9. There are so many players in with a chance now!

    One of those whose chances have taken a blow is Fowler who has three-putted the fifth to slip back to -8 alongside playing partner Rahm.

  • 20:49

    Bogey for Tiger.

    His par putt starts right and stays right. He drops back to -9 and into a big tie for third.

    And Koepka's trouble continues. With a poor lie in that rough on the fifth he pulls his approach short and left, leaving a very tough up and down to save par.

  • 20:51

    At the Par 5 sixth Thomas hooked his second to the green and then could only find the back of the putting surface with his third. Two putts from there gives him a par and means he stays one back but that's a birdie chance gone on a rare Par 5.

    But he may be tied for the lead anyway! That's because Koepka's pitch at the fifth rolls 12 feet past. That's for par.

  • 20:56

    Justin Thomas and Brooks Koepka are tied for the lead.

    The US Open champion leaves his par putt short and now drops back to -11 and +1 for the day.

    Back at the eighth Lowry could only pitch 20 feet past the hole from the right of the green and from there it's two putts for a par. However, he is now only three off the lead!

    At the seventh Woods pushes his tee shot right into the rough. He's started to throw in a few loose shots now.

    Leading scores
    -11 Justin Thomas (8), Brooks Koepka (5)
    -9 Rafa Cabrera-Bello (F:64), Tyrrell Hatton (F:64), Thomas Pieters (11), Jason Day (7), Tiger Woods (6), Adam Scott (5)
    -8 Chez Reavie (16), Justin Rose (14), Webb Simpson (11), Francesco Molinari (9), Shane Lowry (7), Stewart Cink (7), Rickie Fowler (6), Jon Rahm (4)
    *-3 Rory McIlroy (F:70)

  • 20:57

    This is wide open now and we're set for some serious drama.

    Woods within two of the lead, Lowry within three and a host of big names also challenging.

    Who is going to call a winner?

    I think Thomas has looked the best so far.

  • 20:59

    At the seventh Tiger managed to get his approach up to the back of the green and from there he has pitched down to six feet. That's for par to stay at -9.

    Koepka needs to settle down now and his tee shot at the Par 3 sixth will help. He's got it right to the back of the green, pin high and about 20 feet away.

    Scott hooks his effort way left and will have a very tough pitch.

  • 21:01

    What an up-and-down that was from Tiger. No problems with his par putt which drops in the middle and he remains at -9 and two off the lead.

    At the ninth Lowry has found the fairway with his drive, leaving 155 yards for his approach.

    Alongside him Thomas is looking absolutely dialled in now. He sends a gorgeous approach right at the pin which finishes six feet away.

  • 21:03

    What a shot Lowry!


    That's exactly what he needs to get him going. He stitches his approach to a few inches and it almost goes in the hole!


    That's a tap in birdie and he now moves to -9 and just two off the lead!


  • 21:08

    Bogey for Thomas.

    Well that's come from absolutely nowhere!

    He raced his short birdie putt past at the ninth and then lipped out his par putt from a few feet!

    I did not see that coming.

    Back at the sixth Koepka sent his long birdie putt eight feet past but has held his nerve very well to roll in the par putt and now retake the lead on his own.

    Meanwhile, at the eighth, Tiger has hooked another tee shot way left where he could be in big trouble. He has been so loose with the driver.

    We now have 30 players within five of the lead and this is just absolutely hectic!

    Leading scores
    -11 Brooks Koepka (5)
    -10 Justin Thomas (9)
    -9 Rafa Cabrera-Bello (F:64), Tyrrell Hatton (F:64), Thomas Pieters (12), Francesco Molinari (10), Shane Lowry (9), Jason Day (7), Tiger Woods (7), Adam Scott (6)
    -8 Jordan Spieth (17), Chez Reavie (16), Justin Rose (14), Webb Simpson (11), Stewart Cink (7), Rickie Fowler (6), Jon Rahm (6)
    *-3 Rory McIlroy (F:70)



  • 21:12

    Molinari is suddenly right in this!

    He has a six fot birdie putt coming up at the 11th to get to -10. Can he do two in a row?

    At the 10th Lowry again plits the fairway and will have 206 yards for his approach.

    Back at the eighth Woods located his ball and has managed to fire a three-wood under two trees and up to a greenside bunker. Up and down from there will give him a birdie and move him to within one of the lead!

    A man now within two of the lead is Rahm who has made his first birdie of the day at the seventh to get to -9.

  • 21:14

    Lowry plays safe at the very tough 10th by finding the middle of the green to leave 40 feet for birdie.

    Alongside him, Thomas gets it right back to the pin, leaving about 20 feet for birdie.

    And at the seventh Koepka has got it back under control by firing a lovely wedge in to seven feet. That's to take a two shot lead.

  • 21:15

    Tiger moves within one of the lead!

    A beautiful splash shot out of the bunker checks up a foot away and he taps in for birdie to move to -10.

    Alongside him now at -10 is Scott who has made a lovely birdie at the seventh.

    And now comes Koepka for his birdie...

  • 21:18

    And he makes it!

    That's a great recovery from the American and he now leads by two at -12.

    But they're just absolutely bunching up behind him.

    Pieters is the latest to get to -10 thanks to a birdie at the 14th while Molinari remains at -9 after his birdie effort at the 11th misses right.

    Leading scores
    -12 Brooks Koepka (5)
    -10 Justin Thomas (9), Tiger Woods (8), Adam Scott (7)
    -9 Rafa Cabrera-Bello (F:64), Tyrrell Hatton (F:64), Thomas Pieters (13), Francesco Molinari (11), Shane Lowry (9), Jason Day (8), Jon Rahm (7)
    -8 Jordan Spieth (F:66), Chez Reavie (17), Stewart Cink (8), Rickie Fowler (7)
    *-3 Rory McIlroy (F:70)

  • 21:21

    Bogey for Lowry.

    Well that is a huge blow. His long birdie putt at the 10th runs four feet past and he misses the par putt back. That is a huge blow and he slips back to -8.

    No such trouble for Thomas though! From 20 feet he rattles his birdie putt in to get back the shot he dropped at the previous hole and move within one of the lead at -11.

    This is absolutely hectic!

  • 21:23

    Tiger misses yet another fairway at the ninth - he hasn't hit a single one today!

    At the eighth Koepka has launched a massive drive down the fairway, leaving himself well in range to go for the green in two.

  • 21:25

    Jon Rahm is the latest man to -10!

    That's after a lovely up and down for a second consecutive birdie at the Par 5 eighth and he is now within two of the lead. We could be set for about a six man playoff at the end of this!

    There's trouble for Thomas at the Par 4 11th after he pulled his tee shot way left into the gallery where it's hit a fan on the head. That looks ugly.

  • 21:28

    TIGER!

    What a shot that is! From the gallery on the left of the ninth he's launched a high draw up and around the trees to 12 feet. That's to get within one of the lead!

    But that lead may be about to get bigger for Koepka after a great second shot down the barrel at the eighth where it's pitched up just short of the green, leaving what should be an easy up and down for birdie.

    Alongside him Scott is in identical position and can move to -10 as well if he gets down in two.

    Lowry opted to lay up at the short Par 4 11th and will now have 113 yards for his approach. He badly needs to respond to that bogey.

  • 21:30

    Tiger Woods moves to within one of the lead!

    The man has not hit a fairway all day long and yet he has just moved to -11! His birdie putt is right in the middle after that superb approach and he gives it a massive fist pump. That cheer was honestly more like a football game than a round of golf. That was incredible.

  • 21:36

    Koepka is a little heavy-handed with his pitch at the Par 5 eighth which lips out and runs five feet past. But no matter because he rolls in the birdie putt to get to -13.

    But he still only leads by one!

    That's because Thomas played a magnificent shot out of the trees at the 11th to six feet and rolled in the putt for birdie.  

    Alongside him Lowry can only manage a par and he remains at -8.

    Back at the eighth Scott also made no mistake with his up and down to make another birdie and join Woods at -11.

    And we have yet another man to -11 and it's Pieters! He makes it back-to-back birdies at the 15th and is now just two off the lead.

    This is just fantastic stuff.

    Leading scores
    -13 Brooks Koepka (8)
    -12 Justin Thomas (11)
    -11 Thomas Pieters (15), Tiger Woods (9), Adam Scott (8)
    -10 Jon Rahm (8)
    -9 Rafa Cabrera-Bello (F:64), Tyrrell Hatton (F:64), Francesco Molinari (12), Jason Day (9)
    -8 Jordan Spieth (F:66), Chez Reavie (F:66), Shane Lowry (11), Stewart Cink (9), Gary Woodland (9), Rickie Fowler (8)
    *-3 Rory McIlroy (F:70)

  • 21:37
  • 21:39

    BIG NEWS: TIGER WOODS HAS HIT A FAIRWAY!

    For the first time today he splits it down the middle of the short stuff. Is this the time? Is this really going to happen?

    If it is he's going to have to overcome Koepka who has looked solid as a rock since that bogey, bogey blip. At the ninth he's found another fairway with a huge drive.

    At the 12th Lowry has found the centre of the fairway as well, leaving 151 yards for his approach. He needs the back nine of his life now.

  • 21:39
    Gal Waybey Why exaggerate? The putt was not quite in the middle, it dropped in off the right edge. His was not a massive fist pump, it was just your normal, garden variety.
  • 21:41

    As a keen inspector of fist pumps I would probably rate it as a seven out of 10 on the fist pump measurement scale. For the ninth hole I deemed it to be massive. Perhaps you disagree, it is a very serious issue after all and one we should discuss further.

  • 21:44

    Koepka is really taking control now. His drive at the ninth did not, in fact, find the fairway but instead bounced into a fairway bunker. However, from there he's sent a beautiful wedge in to six feet. That's to extend his lead to two.

    Back at the 10th Woods' first fairway of the day doesn't lead to a good approach as he leaves 50 feet for birdie.

    And, at the 12th, Thomas has played a nice putch from the back of the green to a few feet to save par while Lowry faces 23 feet for birdie.

    Pieters could be the man to post a number and he's certainly having a run at it. His tee shot at the Par 3 16th is a beaut, rolling out to 12 feet. That's to get to -12.

  • 21:46

    Koepka leads by two!

    No mistake with that short putt at the ninth for birdie and he goes out in -2 thanks to three straight birdies after two straight bogeys. Very, very impressive stuff.

    Leading scores
    -14 Brooks Koepka (9)
    -12 Justin Thomas (12)
    -11 Thomas Pieters (15), Tiger Woods (9), Adam Scott (8)
    -10 Jon Rahm (8)
    -9 Rafa Cabrera-Bello (F:64), Tyrrell Hatton (F:64), Francesco Molinari (12), Jason Day (9)
    -8 Jordan Spieth (F:66), Chez Reavie (F:66), Shane Lowry (11), Stewart Cink (9), Gary Woodland (9), Rickie Fowler (8)
    *-3 Rory McIlroy (F:70)

  • 21:48

    Birdie for Lowry!

    From 23 feet at the 12th he rattles his birdie putt in to get to -9 and into a tie for seventh, however he is now five behind after that Koepka birdie.

    Three behind is Woods who two-putts for par at the 10th.

    But now just two behind is Pieters!

    That's because he has rolled his birdie putt in the absolute dead centre of the hole at the Par 3 16th to move into a tie for second with Thomas and he follows it up with a very small two out of 10 fist-pump.

  • 21:54

    Big play from Tiger on the 294 yard Par 4 11th where he opts to lay up. That leaves 100 yards or so for his approach.

    At the 10th Koepka loses his drive right where it nestles in the rough.

    And, at the Par 3 13th, Thomas has sent a lovely tee shot in to 12 feet. That's to get to -13.

  • 21:56

    Birdie for Lowry!

    From 50 feet across the 13th green he rolls in a monster putt for birdie to get to -10 and within four of the lead! What a putt and he follows it up with a gargantuan 10 out of 10 fist pump!

    Those last two putts were incredible.

    As for Thomas he fails to make his birdie from 12 feet and remains at -12, two behind Koepka.

    Over at the 14th Molinari has made another birdie to join the group at -10 while Woods faces about 25 feet for birdie at the 11th. He may regret laying up there.

  • 21:58
  • 22:04

    Oh my goodness Tiger!

    How unlucky is this? His birdie putt at the 12th is dead centre all the way but it stops right on the edge! There must be almost half of the ball hanging over the edge and he gives it the full 10 seconds to drop but it refuses to do so. You cannot get closer than that.

    As it is he remains at -11 and three behind.

    That's after Koepka found the bunker with his approach to the 10th but flipped a lovely splash shot out to a foot from where he tapped in for par.

    But it's his playing partner Scott who is chasing him down. The Aussie has rolled in a long birdie putt at the 10th to get to -12 and within two.

    Leading scores
    -14 Brooks Koepka (10)
    -12 Justin Thomas (16), Justin Thomas (13), Adam Scott (10)
    -11 Tiger Woods (11)
    -10 Francesco Molinari (14), Shane Lowry (13), Jon Rahm (10)
    -9 Rafa Cabrera-Bello (F:64), Tyrrell Hatton (F:64)
    -8 Jordan Spieth (F:66), Chez Reavie (F:66), Brandon Stone (16), Stewart Cink (11), Jason Day (11), Gary Woodland (11), Rickie Fowler (10)
    *-3 Rory McIlroy (F:70)

  • 22:07

    Pieters chances could be dead at the 17th. With his drive at the Par 5 17th he found the water and then found the hazard again with his third. He now has a lengthy putt just to make a bogey six.

    At the 14th Lowry is chasing a third birdie in a row from 25 feet. That would get him to -11 and within three.

    Over at the 12th Woods has found another fairway.  

  • 22:10

    Tiger!

    AFter finding the fairway there at the 12th he has flighted a gorgeous approach into five feet. That's to get to -12 and within two of the lead!

    Koepka also decided to lay up at the 11th despite the fact that he could easily have reached with a three-wood. From the middle of the fairway he leaves his approach 15 feet short of the pin where it spins back to about 30 feet.

    Scott, meanwhile, makes a better effort of his approach, sending it straight over the pin and leaving about 12 feet.

  • 22:12

    Par for Lowry at the 14th. He couldn't repeat his heroics of the last two holes and remains at -10, four behind.

    And it's bad new for Thomas. After a lovely bunker shot out to four feet he lips out his par putt and slips back to -11. Not what he needed.

    But at the 11th Koepka's birdie putt comes up four feet short, leaving a knee-knocker for par.

  • 22:15

    We have some drama on the 12th green where the greenskeepers have had to come out to fix damage to the hole before Tiger putts. Can't work out what has caused it but it must be significant.

    With that we'll go to the 11th where Koepka makes no mistake with his short par putt to stay at -14 and two clear of Scott who also can only manage par.

    When Pieters finally does finish out at the 17th it's a double bogey seven and his chances are as good as dead.

    Leading scores
    -14 Brooks Koepka (11)
    -12 Adam Scott (11)
    -11 Justin Thomas (14), Tiger Woods (11)
    -10 Thomas Pieters (17), Francesco Molinari (15), Shane Lowry (14), Stewart Cink (13), Jon Rahm (10)
    -9 Rafa Cabrera-Bello (F:64), Tyrrell Hatton (F:64)
    *-3 Rory McIlroy (F:70)

  • 22:18

    This repairing of the hole at the 12th is really slowing stuff up. They're still at it.

    At the 15th Lowry has found another fairway and will have 197 yards to the pin at that Par 4. He needs a very strong finish to have a chance.

  • 22:20

    Thomas is starting to get a little loose now. After finding the bunker with his drive at the 15th he has found a greenside buneker with his approach.

    Back we go to Tiger who can finally hit this putt at the 12th...

  • 22:21

    And he makes it!

    Tiger Woods moves up to -12, tied for second and just two off the lead!

    At the 15th Lowry has another chance after an excellent approach in to 15 feet. That's to move to -11.

  • 22:24

    Tiger is in the zone.

    At the Par 3 13th he sends a lovely high fade in to eight feet! That's for another birdie to move within one of the lead!

  • 22:26

    Big par save from Thomas at the 15th!

    His bunker shot left 20 feet or so for his par but he rolls it in to remain at -11 and three off the lead. That could be a huge momentum builder.

    For Lowry it's also a par after his birdie putt slipped past the edge and he remains at -10, four behind and in a tie for fifth.

    Up at the 12th Koepka and Scott have both split the fairway with their drives.

  • 22:30

    Tiger Woods is one shot off the lead with six to play!

    This really is happening.

    We could be on the verge of the greatest comeback story in sport. From 10 feet at the Par 3 13th Woods rolls in yet another birdie putt to get to -5 for the day and within one of the lead on -13.

    Is this real life or is this just fantasy?

  • 22:33

    Koepka's approach to the 12th is nice and solid and in the centre of the green. That leaves an outside chance for birdie while Scott will have the same.

    After those two birdies Tiger takes an iron off the 14th tee ... and sends it miles right. It's in the trees but that hasn't bothered him at all today. He's actually been better off the fairway.

    At the Par 3 16th Lowry has lost his tee shot way right. That could be in big, big trouble.

  • 22:37

    Adam Scott moves within one shot!

    The Aussie has been solid on the greens today and hasn't opted for the second putter he's carrying at all. At the 12th he finds another birdie to get to -13 and within one shot of Koepka as the American fails to match that birdie.

    From the deep rough on the right of the 14th Tiger manages to muscle his approach up to short right of the green. That will be a tough up and down to save par.

    Leading scores
    -14 Brooks Koepka (12)
    -12 Tiger Woods (13), Adam Scott (12)
    -11 Justin Thomas (14)
    -10 Thomas Pieters (F:66), Francesco Molinari (16), Shane Lowry (15), Jon Rahm (12)
    -9 Rafa Cabrera-Bello (F:64), Tyrrell Hatton (F:64), Stewart Cink (14), Gary Woodland (13)
    *-3 Rory McIlroy (F:70)

  • 22:38

    What shots from Scott and Koepka!

    At the Par 3 13th they both stuff their approaches in to six feet. Two birdies there and with Tiger in a bit of trouble it could be all change in a few minutes.

  • 22:40
    Major confusion at the 16th where Lowry's ball nestled up against a fence way to the right of the green. He's been waiting for six or seven minutes now to get a ruling.
  • 22:41
    Tiger's pitch stops about 12 feet away at the 14th, leaving a real tester for par to stay within one of the lead. And he could be even further back in a minute because Koepka has that short birdie putt.
  • 22:47

    We have a tie for the lead!

    Well it's all change and it's Scott who has the momentum!

    First up at the 13th the Aussie rolled his birdie putt into the middle before Koepka missed his from just six feet!

    The American finally cracks a little and loses his lead.

    And they now lead by two from Woods. That's after he failed to save his par at the 14th, dropping him back to -12.

    As for Lowry, it's a bogey at the 16th after that ruling which well and truly kills his chances.

    Alongside him Thomas' chances have also taken a big blow after he also made bogey at the 16th.

    Leading scores
    -14 Brooks Koepka (13), Adam Scott (13)
    -12 Tiger Woods (14)
    -10 Thomas Pieters (F:66), Francesco Molinari (17), Justin Thomas (16), Gary Woodland (14), Jon Rahm (13)
    -9 Rafa Cabrera-Bello (F:64), Tyrrell Hatton (F:64), Shane Lowry (16), Stewart Cink (15), Rickie Fowler (13)
    *-3 Rory McIlroy (F:70)

  • 22:50

    Woods rips a drive down the fairway at the 15th - there was plenty of frustration in that one. Two more birdies to post -14 and he has a serious chance.

    Back at the 14th co-leaders Scott and Koepka both opt for iron off the tee and find the fairway.

  • 22:53

    TIGER WOODS!

    He's only gone and stitched his approach to a foot at the 15th!

    What a response to that bogey on the previous hole and he will now be back within one of the lead with three to play.  

    This is just amazing stuff.

  • 22:56

    Scott fires first into the 14th and leave about 20 feet for birdie.

    Koepka steps up next and pulls his effort slightly but it holds up on the edge of the bunker meaning he will have the putter in his hand from the fringe.

    And it is getting worse for Lowry at the 17th. After going for the Par 5 in two he found the water and now has a tough up and down just to save par.

  • 22:59

    No birdies for Scott or Koepka.

    That's three decent chances in a row that Koepka has missed now. Has hee seen Tiger's name and got a bit nervous?

    Well he's about to get more nervous because Tiger has tapped in that birdie putt to move within one of the lead with four to play.

    Leading scores
    -14 Brooks Koepka (14), Adam Scott (14)
    -13 Tiger Woods (15)
    -10 Thomas Pieters (F:66), Francesco Molinari (17), Justin Thomas (16), Gary Woodland (15), Jon Rahm (14)
    -9 Rafa Cabrera-Bello (F:64), Tyrrell Hatton (F:64), Shane Lowry (16), Stewart Cink (16), Rickie Fowler (14)
    *-3 Rory McIlroy (F:70)

  • 23:00

    Tiger is at the 247 yard Par 3 16th just one behind.

    And he's given himself another birdie chance! A majestic, faded four iron into the heart of the green leaves 20 feet for Tiger to tie the lead.

    Less than a year ago this man could only hit 60 yard pitches after his fourth back surgery, added to four knee surgeries.

    It's hard to believe this is really happening.

  • 23:04

    Scott's drive at the 15th is pulled left and bounds into the trees. That could be trouble.

    No such issues for Koepka who fires a lovely drive down the right.

    As for Lowry it's another bogey at the 17th and he drops back to -8.

    Back we go to Tiger for birdie at the 16th...

  • 23:07

    And it misses left.

    It never quite had the pace to get up there and comes up short. He'll be kicking himself after that.

    But he now goes to the Par 5 17th just one off the lead.

  • 23:08

    What a shot from Scott!

    From the gallery on the left of the 15th he manages to fire a stunning approach up to the back right of the green where it rolls out to 15 feet.

    And Koepka then sticks it closer again! A beauty of a pitching wedge from the middle of the fairway leaves him with 10 feet for birdie. That's his fourth good chance in as many holes. Will it be the first one he takes?

  • 23:11

    Oh no.

    Oh no, Tiger.

    The driver, once again proves the nemesis when he can least afford it and his chances may just be gone.

    He carves his tee shot way right at the 17th towards the creek. We don't know if it's in it or not but there is an army of people currently searching for it.

    This could be the end.

  • 23:12

    Still no news on Tiger's ball but it's not looking good.

    Back to the 15th we go. Scott's birdie putt misses right and he remains at -14.

    Now Koepka to take a one shot lead...

  • 23:15

    Brooks Koepka takes the lead on his own!

    He wasn't going to let another chance go and this time he rolls his birdie putt right in the centre. That moves him to -15 and one clear of Scott.

    And the news from the 17th is that Woods' ball has been found!

    It's in the hazard but not in the water so he should be able to play it.

    Leading scores
    -15 Brooks Koepka (15)
    -14 Adam Scott (15)
    -13 Tiger Woods (16)
    -10 Thomas Pieters (F:66), Francesco Molinari (17), Justin Thomas (F:68), Gary Woodland (16), Jon Rahm (15)
    -9 Rafa Cabrera-Bello (F:64), Tyrrell Hatton (F:64), Rickie Fowler (15)
    *-8 Shane Lowry (F70), -3 Rory McIlroy (F:70)

  • 23:17

    Tiger is still alive!

    His ball was plugged in the hazard meaning he couldn't take any free relief. He managed to get a sand wedge on it and muscle it out to the fairway. He's a long way back but in range with his third. Birdie is still a possibility.

    Meanwhile, Lowry has finished with a par to sign for a round of 70 and -8. Overall a disappointing final round but a much needed good finish in a Major that will help with world ranking and FedEx Cup points.

  • 23:18

    Tiger finds the bunker. This now really could be game over.

    Particularly because Koepka has taken the bull by the horns. After that birdie at the 15th he has stuffed a stunning tee shot at the 16th in to eight feet. That's to get to -16 and two clear.

    It could also possibly wrap up his third Major after Scott missed the green and is now faced with a tricky up and down to save par.

  • 23:24

    Koepka leads by two!

    And is that a third Major title wrapped up?

    With no fuss he rolls in his birdie putt to get to -16 and now lead by two from Scott who did well to save his par.

    Leading scores
    -16 Brooks Koepka (16)
    -14 Adam Scott (16)
    -13 Tiger Woods (16)
    -11 Stewart Cink (F:67), Jon Rahm (16)
    -10 Thomas Pieters (F:66), Francesco Molinari (17), Justin Thomas (F:68), Gary Woodland (17)
    -9 Rafa Cabrera-Bello (F:64), Tyrrell Hatton (F:64), Rickie Fowler (16)
    *-8 Shane Lowry (F:70), -3 Rory McIlroy (F:70)

  • 23:26

    It all feels a little deflated now. And that's because of the composure and quality of Koepka. When it was at its tightest he stood up and made back-to-back birdie to take this tournament by the scruff of the neck and now go into the last two holes with a two shot lead.

    Tiger's drive at the 17th killed him and, after splashing out of the bunker, he now faces 12 feet for par.

  • 23:27

    And he makes it. That's a superb save from Tiger but it looks like too little too late. He need a birdie at the very minimum there.

    A birdie up the last would mean he posts -14 but it's very, very difficult to see Koepka drop two shots in these final two holes.

    But then there is the water down the right of the 17th...

  • 23:32

    Tiger splits the fairway with his drive at the 18th. Oh what he would have done for that on the 17th.

    Back at the 17th Koepka once again makes absolutely no mistake by launching a drive down the middle of the fairway, leaving the green well in range with his second.

    Scott, who now needs two birdies to finish at the minimum, pulls his tee shot left where it nestles in the rough. That could prevent him from going for it in two.

  • 23:37

    A lovely approach to the last for Tiger leaves him with 20 feet for birdie.

    It won't be enough but what a run he has given us today.

  • 23:39

    Koepka opts to go for the green in two at the Par 5 17th and he pushes it slightly but not not far enough that it finds the hazard. It gathers in a collection are at the back of the green, leaving a routine up and down for birdie and probably to wrap this up.


    Scott is forced to lay up.


    Over we go to Tiger at the 18th for birdie...

  • 23:40

    And of course he makes it!


    That is just sensational stuff from Tiger Woods. It's a 64 to finish at -14 even after a day of wild driving.


    Incredible stuff. If he just hadn't blocked that tee shot at the 17th...

  • 23:42
  • 23:42
    Look at those crowds!
  • 23:44

    If you ever doubted the impact Tiger Woods has on the game of golf then just look at those crowds.

    Okay, back to Koepka who is wrapping up his third Major title as we speak.

    A lovely pitch down the green to five feet leaves him with that for birdie to get to -17.

  • 23:44

    And he misses.

    Well, well, it's still alive, if only just.  

    Koepka stays at -16 with one to play and Scott now has seven feet for a birdie of his own to cut the gap to one shot.

  • 23:47

    And he misses.

    That is a terrible miss from Scott when he needed it so, so badly.

    Koepka takes a two-shot lead up the last.

    Leading scores
    -16 Brooks Koepka (17)
    -14 Tiger Woods (F:64), Adam Scott (17)
    -11 Stewart Cink (F:67)
    -10 Thomas Pieters (F:66), Francesco Molinari (F:67), Justin Thomas (F:68), Gary Woodland (F:69), Jon Rahm (17)
    -9 Rafa Cabrera-Bello (F:64), Tyrrell Hatton (F:64)
    *-8 Shane Lowry (F:70), -3 Rory McIlroy (F:70)

  • 23:49

    Game. Over.

    Koepka launches an absolute monster drive down the left of the fairway, leaving a wedge for his approach. Just ridiculous stuff.

    Scott, meanwhile, carves his tee shot right into the trees.

  • 23:59

     After a ruling Scott gets a drop in the rough from a sprinkler head and fires his approach into the heart of the green.

    Koepka then takes his shot straight over the flag where it pitches and stops 15 feet away. That's for a closing 65 to win with a flourish.

  • 00:01

    BROOKS KOEPKA IS THE 2018 US PGA CHAMPIOSHIP WINNER!

    The American lags his birdie putt up to a foot and taps in for par to claim a two-shot victory and his third Major title.

  • 00:04

    That, of course, is also a third Major title for Koepka's Irish caddie Rickie Elliott.

    Judging by Koepka's face it's hard to know if he's won a Major or if he's just on the way down to the shop for a pint of milk.

     

  • 00:06

    A closing bogey for Scott also means that Tiger Woods finishes second on his own. What an effort.

    Want to know the worst news? It's now 242 days until the next Major.

    Final scores
    -16 Brooks Koepka (F:66)
    -14 Tiger Woods (F:64)
    -13 Adam Scott (F:67)
    -11 Stewart Cink (F:67), Jon Rahm (F:68)
    -10 Thomas Pieters (F:66), Francesco Molinari (F:67), Justin Thomas (F:68), Gary Woodland (F:69)
    -9 Rafa Cabrera-Bello (F:64), Tyrrell Hatton (F:64)
    *-8 Shane Lowry (F:70), -3 Rory McIlroy (F:70)

  • 00:14

    So, that's that.

    What a day it's been. Tiger Woods gave us one hell of a run at a 15th Major title which proves once again that he is right back at the top of the golfing world and right in contention to add to his 15-Major haul. Is Jack Nicklaus' record of 18 still in his sights? You better believe he thinks so.

    Shane Lowry briefly flirted with getting right into the mix, at one stage just two off the lead but fell away in the end, not helped at all by a rules official on the 16th, more of which will be available to read on the website shortly from Philip Reid at Bellerive.

    Philip's final day report will also be available to read in a jiffy so stay tuned.

    But that's it from me for the day. Thanks for reading, bye!