Hannah Green continues to lead Women's PGA Championship

Hannah Green remains the woman to beat heading into the final round of the major tournament.

Hannah Green carded a two-under-par 70.   -  Getty Images

Australian Hannah Green closed the third round with a one-stroke lead at the Women's PGA Championship.

Green carded a two-under-par 70 on Saturday to remain the woman to beat at Hazeltine National Golf Club. The 22-year-old teed off with a three-shot advantage, but Green's lead was cut to one after bogeying the last in Chaska, Minnesota.

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Green — bidding to become the first Australian to win the major LPGA Tour tournament since Karrie Webb in 2001 — is nine under overall, ahead of Ariya Jutanugarn (68). Lizette Salas (68) and Nelly Korda (69) are tied for third and four strokes off the pace.

Defending champion Park Sung-hyun, meanwhile, posted a 71 to be five shots behind Green heading into the final round.