15 Aug 2010

Watney surges to lead at US PGA

12:32 pm on 15 August 2010

The American golfer Nick Watney will take a three-shot lead into the last day of the final major of the year, the US PGA tournament at Wisconsin.

Watney carded a six under par 66.

Another local, Dustin Johnson, is tied for second at 10 under par with Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy.

World No.1 Tiger Woods is 10 strokes back after an even par round, two ahead of rival Phil Mickelson, who shot one over.