Brendan Steele suddenly finds himself alone atop the leaderboard at the 2011 PGA Championship as he continues to surge in Saturday's third round. Steele is through 15 holes and 5-under for the day, moving to 8-under for the tournament. With a strong round going, he has a cushion to work with, holding a two-shot advantage over the field.
Steele is chased by Jason Dufner and Keegan Bradley, who are each at 6-under for the tournament. The two are playing together in the final group of the day after tying for the lead through two rounds. Both players are at 1-under for the day and 6-under for the tournament.
Jim Furyk and John Senden are tied for fourth on the leaderboard at 5-under for the tournament, three shots back of Steele. Steve Stricker and D.A. Points are at 4-under for the tournament, with Brandt Jobe, Anders Hansen and Scott Verplank chasing at 3-under.