McIlroy joined by Wiesberger in PGA final round pairing

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Austrian Bernd Wiesberger stuns Valhalla with a 65


Bernd Wiesberger played the round of his life with a stunning 65 on Saturday to make it into the final pairing of the 2014 PGA Championship.

The Austrian will go out last with World No.1 Rory McIlroy who clung onto the top of the leaderboard on a day of stunning scoring at Valhalla.

The Northern Irishman holds a one shot lead over Wiesberger who made it to -12 with his best ever showing at a major championship.

Rickie Fowler and Phil Mickleson thrilled the home crowd as they reached -11 and -10 respectively.

Louis Oosthuizen, Henrik Stenson, Mikko Ilonen, Ryan Palmer and Jason Day are all within touching distance on what promises to be a memorable final round in Louisville.
I know I belong out there and I can compete with these guys" – Bernd Wiesberger McIlroy dropped to only a share of the lead after bogeys on the 8th and 12th but birdied 15, 16 and 18 to reach -13.

Wiesberger struggled to contain his excitement at making the final group

“It’s huge,” he said. “I felt really calm out there. I hit a great 1st tee shot to settle the nerves. I am very proud of the way I have got myself into this competition.

“I know I belong out there and I can compete with these guys. This was the right course with the right conditions for me.”



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