Justin Thomas shoots lowest round to par at U.S. Open with 9-under 63

Justin Thomas shoots lowest round to par at U.S. Open with 9-under 63
ERIN, Wis. -- What a day for Justin Thomas. The 24-year-old Thomas eagled the par-5 18th for just the fifth 63 in U.S. Open history. Vijay Singh was the last player to accomplish the feat in 2003 at Olympia Fields. Thomas broke the U.S. Open record for low round in relation to par. Thomas' 9-under 63 was one better than Johnny Miller's 63 in the 1973 final round at Oakmont. "I was just trying to get to 63, just because I know that's kind of the magic number; 62 is what everybody's been chasing," Thomas told Fox Sports after his round. "I had no idea about the relation to par, so that was definitely a big bonus. ... "It was really cool." Thomas made six birdies and one bogey on his front nine in the third round, and capped the round with an eagle, three birdies and a bogey on the back nine. His eagle came on the 667-yard 18th, as Thomas hit a 330-yard drive, then knocked his 3-wood to 8 feet and made the putt. Thomas, who shot a... 
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