JUSTIN Rose will start the final day of the USA PGA Championship, nine shots behind leader Rory McIIroy.

Rose enjoyed his best round to date on day three of the tournament at Valhalla, as he shot a 67 (-4) this gave him a combined total of 209, after opening rounds of 70 and 72.

McIlroy looking to win back-to-back majors is currently on 200 (-13) one shot ahead of Austrian Bernd Wiesberger.