Rory McIlroy is a long way behind US PGA Championship leader Brooks Koepka, but was satisfied with his third-round showing at Bethpage.
Rare bogeys at the ninth and 10th appeared mere blips for Brooks Koepka, who was still in control of his US PGA Championship destiny.
Brooks Koepka has been in sensational form at Bethpage Black and started with a par in round three of the US PGA Championship.
After two rounds of the US PGA Championship, Brooks Koepka leads by seven and may have his eye on the record winning margins in majors.
The 101st US PGA Championship will be without Tiger Woods at the weekend after the 15-time major winner missed the cut.
Defending champion Brooks Koepka broke another record but he was not happy with his striking Friday.
After winning the Masters, Tiger Woods made an early exit in New York but the 15-time major champion was not too upset.
After a course-record 63 on Thursday, Brooks Koepka signed for a second round of 65 to move seven shots clear at the US PGA Championship.
After 22 holes at the famously challenging Black Course, Brooks Koepka was 10 under par and firmly in charge of the US PGA Championship.
Despite moving up to second on the leaderboard at the US PGA Championship, Jordan Spieth said: "I still need to hit more fairways."
After missing the cut at the US PGA Championship, Tiger Woods is taking a different approach in the lead up to the U.S. Open.
A bogey-free five-under 66 moved Austrian Matthias Schwab into the lead at Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort on Friday.
Swedish golfer Jonas Blitx carded a six-under-par 64 to sit atop the leaderboard after round two at Colonial Country Club.