But the expected challenge from Jordan Spieth petered out after a triple bogey on the 12th to finish on four-under overall, while current world number one Dustin Johnson also went backwards after a two-over 72 to fall seven shots off the pace.
With roars for Woods unheard anywhere this side of Augusta National, Koepka kept his cool and ran off two birdies on the back nine at Bellerive with Adam Scott tied for the lead and Woods one shot behind.
How effectively the chase pack can reel in leader Brooks Koepka (66, 12 under) in the final round of the 100th PGA Championship may depend on what's left in the tank. "I bogeyed the last, but sometimes when you have bad shots, you're going to make bogey".
Australian Scott produced a ball-striking round of impeccable quality, a 65 the best score of the afternoon, marred only by a couple of missed putts, including a seven-footer at the last.
It's not just the American players who are digging the atmosphere.
"I'm a little bit exhausted. Because of that, you got to make birdies". Crowds eager for an up close and personal look got their fill Saturday.
To say Brady Brown of Robinson, Illinois came prepared with his attire for this PGA Championship would be an understatement.
"It could have been a little bit closer but I've got a shot going into tomorrow", he said.
No one caught Woodland, meaning his 36-hole score of 130 stood as the PGA Championship record.
Scott hung around by making big putts, just like he hoped, and was tied for the lead until Koepka's birdies. "And when a guy's doing that and hitting it straight, and as good a putter as he is, it's tough to beat".
When people mocked Erin Hills as an unworthy U.S. Open test, Koepka answered them two months ago by acing what the USGA conceded was an unfair test at Shinnecock Hills, and he became the sport's first back-to-back national champ since Curtis Strange three decades earlier.
Ranks 47th in FedEx Cup standings and the two-time FedEx Cup champion has not qualified for the playoffs since 2013.
Ten players were within four shots of the lead, which includes defending champion Justin Thomas (68), Jason Day (67) and Stewart Cink, the 2009 British Open champion who played with Woods and matched his 66.
After overshooting the green at the par-3 sixth, Woods couldn't get up and down from the back bunker and made bogey. Woods was three back and basically out of it.
"I can think of plenty of people along the way telling me I'll be nothing", he had said the other day, "working at McDonald's, doing things like that".
Mathyssen said it's unclear whether the existing agreement, as well as an additional maintenance contract, will be fulfilled. Some media reports have suggested that more than 15,000 scholarships could be pulled from Saudi students across Canada.
Officials Wednesday reported 10 homes have burned in the two fires but loss assessments still are being tallied. Yosemite Valley residents must leave the valley by noon Friday, National Park Service officials said.
The Department of Defense released a report on Thursday that outlined the plans to establish the new military brach by 2020. Democratic Senator Brian Schatz, who is on the Defense Appropriations subcommittee, said the Space Force was a 'dumb idea'.
Interior Minister Néstor Luis Reverol said six "terrorists" had been detained Sunday, the Associated Press reported . The people on stage looked up, startled as the explosion was heard. "It was so strong the building shook", she said.
National Security Adviser John Bolton. "We do not have to adhere to the sanctions imposed on a country by another country". In a tweet , Mr Trump warned: "Anyone doing business with Iran will NOT be doing business with the United States ".
Musk owns an nearly 20 per cent stake in Tesla , meaning he'd still need roughly $70 billion in financing to take Tesla private. Musk owns about 20 percent of the Palo Alto, California, company's stock, so that likely would reduce the cost of the buyout.
A company's market value is calculated by multiplying its current share price by the total number of shares investors hold. Tim Cook thinks that, while it is a milestone for Apple , it is " not the most important measure of our success ".
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's movement was excellent, particularly when drifting right, but he simply wasn't found often enough. The Arsenal vs Manchester City , Premier League match kicks-off at 8:30 PM IST on August 12, Sunday.
Carabinieri said the force of the explosion blew out windows on their barracks, injuring some officers with flying glass. Firefighters are now battling the flames at the scene on the bypass in Borgo Panigale, according to local reports.
[Poll] Android 9.0 Pie is official
According to YouTuber Brandon Lee on his This is Tech Today channel, the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL will drop in on October 4, 2018. The digital wellbeing features are officially launching later this year, but are available right now for Pixel phones in beta.
NASA Announces Crew For First Commercial Space Flights
Boeing's CST-100 Starliner will be launched from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Victor Glover , 42, and Michael Hopkins , 49, will fly on the first operational mission of SpaceX's crewed Dragon.