Thomas mixed nine birdies and two bogeys before hitting his second shot to six feet on the par-five 18th hole and tapped in for eagle to record the lowest round (9-under) in relation to par in US Open history.
It's the first 63 at the U.S. Open since Vijay Singh accomplished the feat at Olympia Fields in 2003 and only the fifth time it's happened in tournament history.
Open lead after making three bogeys in a row late in the second round, put himself back in the thick of the chase with a run of three birdies on Saturday at the U.S. Open. Miller's 63 came in the final round of the 1973 Open at legendary Oakmont, annually ranked as one of the most hard courses in the world.
Harman, who is playing his first major since missing the cut in all four in 2015, fired six birdies and one bogey in a 67 to claim pole position in his bid to become the first left-handed victor of the US Open.
Thomas had 310 yards to the pin for his second shot to the 18th and hit a ideal three-wood onto the green to set up the eagle putt from seven feet which completed a record-breaking 63.
Brooks Keopka and Tommy Fleetwood shot matching 68's to also sit at 11-under par. Johnson won by one, though maybe Fleetwood's most memorable moment there, for better or worse, was the embarrassingly bad high-five he shared with his caddie after draining a long birdie putt to pull within one. Thomas capped off his record day on the 667-yard 18th hole at Erin Hills with the prettiest 3-wood he ever hit, stopping 8 feet away on a green where some players struggled to land a wedge. He grabbed his putter and pointed it out to his left just as the ball dropped into the cup. He has birdied three of his last four holes. 1, 7 and 9 on the front nine and three in a row on Nos. The leaders still had another two hours before they teed off. Oosthuizen, the former British Open champion at St. Andrews, was hopeful of at least giving them something to think about.
Low scores were available. Palmer shot a 65 after going into the final round trailing by seven shots.
"I started feeling a couple of rounds at Colonial like that, where I really felt like I was seeing the lines, I was confident going into it".
Jordan Spieth is not among them.
The U.S. Open is wide open going into the weekend. - Leader Brian Harman reflects on unusual scoring conditions this week. The final-round average was 77.2, and 20 players shot in the 80s.
But that's not all that makes the possibilities so limitless Saturday. That's the lowest differential after 36 holes in the U.S. Open, mainly because until 2012, everyone within 10 shots of the lead made the cut at the U.S. Open. Until Thomas assaulted the place, it was being criticized as unworthy of the Open's stringent demands, even though six of the top 10 players in the world failed to make the cut.
London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said her crews had identified a "number" of those killed, "but we know there will be more". Scotland Yard is leading the criminal investigation into the fire at Grenfell Tower to establish the exact cause of the fire.
Before James Hodgkinson left his home in Belleville, Ill., in March, he sold almost everything he owned from his businesses. GOP members were practicing for the game Wednesday when a gunman opened fire at an Alexandria, Va., ballfield.
Davis will visit the Belgian city for talks opening on June 19, just under a year after the United Kingdom voted to leave. Nigel Farage, UKIP, and the Brexit referendum may one day be counted among the saviours of the European Union.
Well now, Scarlett Johansson met her doppelgänger, according to Entertainment Weekly , and they had a blast. This came to me purely because people were like, 'Oh my God, you have a doppelganger and it's insane .
The euro, after earlier rising to its highest level against the dollar since November 9, was last little changed at $1.1215. Analysts had forecast that U.S. inflation would slow from 2.2% to 2% year-on-year and from 0.2% to 0.1% month-on-month.
As a refresher, Samsung announced its own virtual assistant Bixby during the launch event of the Samsung Galaxy S8 back in March . There is a lot of rumors about the placing on fingerprint sensor under the display panel and beneath the display glass.
I get on very well with everyone and that speaks for itself", he told Cadena SER after Spain's 2-1 win over Macedonia on Sunday. Spain worldwide Diego Costa "has many offers" as he prepares to leave Chelsea this summer, says the striker's brother.
Open . "But I like the way this golf course suits me, and we're off to a good start". "Obviously, I paid the price for it today". McIlroy joked earlier in the week that anyone who couldn't hit such wide fairways "might as well pack your bags and go home ".
The military coalition had earlier said that one Afghan soldier had been killed and another wounded in the incident. A military spokeman also denied earlier claims by the Afghan army that four US soldiers were killed in the melee.
Smith, 35, has not lived up to expectations in each of the first four seasons on his current six-year $34-million contract. Johnson had a record of 18-15-1 with 2359 goals against average and a.910 save percentage with the Flames in 2016-17.
However, the Wall Street Journal said the Secret Service's response doesn't mean recordings weren't created by another entity. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Monday an announcement would come "when the president is ready to make it".
Jordan Spieth finishes US Open on a high note
Fowler and Reed will command plenty of attention, but do not discount Kim Si-woo, who sits between the American duo at nine under. The much-maligned site of this year's national championship has been giving up birdies and low scores, very unlike a U.S.
Prosecutors say they'll retry Bill Cosby
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Bay Area braces for multi-day heat wave
The National Weather Service is warning of a heat wave in the days ahead with temperatures peaking on Saturday. The hot conditions are labeled as a classic pre-monsoon heat event for the Southwest region, NWS said.
Islamic State leader Baghdadi 'may have been killed by Russia'
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2 children shot, injured on Chicago playground
The victims included a 7-year-old girl and 13-year-old girl outside Warren Elementary School, according to news reports. The 13-year-old was shot in the hand and the 7-year-old was shot in the thigh, Langford says.
Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'
Considering a number of offsets and spending, over the next decade the bill would save the government a total of $119 billion. Johnson has made the case that Republicans should not rush efforts to roll back President Barack Obama's health care law.
Admin revokes blocked program to protect immigrant parents
The program meant to keep immigrant parents safe from deportation and provide them with renewable work permit for two years. Both programs required that participants meet certain conditions, including not having a history of serious crimes.
Cladding on Grenfell Tower not fire-resistant
Residents of a tower block refurbished by the same firm as Grenfell Tower have voiced concerns about the safety of their homes. Emergency services are set to spend a third day looking for bodies in the burnt-out Grenfell Tower block in central London .
DUP head arrives for talks with UK leader May
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