Some images from a pulsating third round in the 96th USPGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Kentucky

Below, you’ll find some images from a pulsating third round in the 96th USPGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Kentucky.

Rory McIlroy maintained a slender advantage after an enthralling, birdie-laden Saturday in the year’s final major.

McIlroy sits one clear of Austrian Bernd Wiesberger, who produced the round of his life in the company of Phil Mickelson to reach 12-under-par at the 54-hole stage.

The likes of Rickie Fowler, Jason Day, Phil Mickelson and Henrik Stenson are all in the hunt for a tournament that looks set to produce a thrilling climax on Sunday.

USPGA Championship round four images:

PGA Championship - Round Three

Rory McIlroy wasn’t at his vintage best, but still carded a third-round 67 [Getty Images]

PGA Championship - Round Three

Bernd Wiesberger produced a magnificent 65 in the company of Phil Mickelson to sit one back [Getty Images]

PGA Championship - Round Three

Rickie Fowler shot a bogey-free 67 and is just two off the lead [Getty Images]

 

 

 

 

PGA Championship - Round Three

Jason Day is in tie for 4th on 10-under-par [Getty Images]

PGA Championship - Round Three

Phil Mickelson birdied four of his final five holes to reach 10 under after 54 holes [Getty Images]

PGA Championship - Round Three

Henrik Stenson is nine under after a birdie-birdie finish [Getty Images]

PGA Championship - Round Three

Ryan Palmer is also 9 under after a round that threatened much better [Getty Images]

PGA Championship - Round Three

Mikko Ilonen – also -9 – is showing impressive form in unchartered territory [Getty Images]

PGA Championship - Round Three

Lee Westwood is still in the tournament on -7, but will need an exceptional final round [Getty Images]