But only for a couple minutes. It might sting a little more for McIlroy (+5) and Day (+10), who played in the same group and said after their round that they were consoling each other along the way. 1, 2 and 3 all missed the cut in a major.
What did Thomas do with history breathing down his neck?
"That means I'm a part of history", he said. They are the unknown heroes of the U.S. Open tournament. The US Open, therefore, would become the third rather than the second major of any given year.
The last thing the USGA wants is to trick up the golf course, because the U.S. Open has had too many bumps (conditions at Chambers Bay, the rules mess at Oakmont) to risk anything but a smooth week. "I think you've got a lot of great players on top of that leaderboard and you've got some guys that hit it forward, some guys that putt it great, some guys that do everything pretty good".
What a day for Justin Thomas.
"I think that can't be underestimated having your friend with you, whether you're in leading the U.S. Open or whatever else". The last player to accomplish the feat was Vijay Singh in 2003 at Olympia Fields. Five players were two shots off the lead.
The cut has been made at +1 ahead of the final two days of action at Erin Hills, Wisconsin. There is also an element of social standing involved with several of the old-money clubs up East trading the U.S. Open among themselves on a regular basis. He missed a short birdie putt on 18.
Charley Hoffman is all by himself on top of the U.S. Open - for now.
The 25-year-old Matsuyama, ranked No. 4 in the world, birdied six of his first eight holes in the second round. His best finish was a tie for 37th a year ago at Oakmont. Wisconsinites are proud of the man representing their state. And he's giving the fans something to cheer.
His problem was getting the ball in the hole with his new TaylorMade Spider Red putter, but he insisted it was the Indian and not the arrow that was to blame as he took 30 putts. He just has to listen to the crowd.
Willett, who pulled out before the start of his second round, was heading towards the Erin Hills exit anyway after an opening round 81.
Brooks Koepka made three birdies over his last seven holes for a 68 and joined Thomas one shot out of the lead. No matter what that's something when you're always going to walk up the 18th green with your best mate.
Thomas shoots 63; breaks US Open record Maybe I do, I don't know. "It's going to be weird", Thomas said of the evening. "I'm not surprised", Koepka said. Tied at 11-under with Thomas and in the second to last group are Brooks Koepka and Tommy Fleetwood.
Though always unsafe, he entered Round 3 at 2-under par.
But three costly bogeys on the back nine left Johnson needing to pick up strokes down the stretch which proved beyond him.
Casey flipped a switch nearly immediately after those first six holes to salvage a solid performance. Thus, he had to be thinking about making the biggest move of the famed Moving Day at the US Open.
Thomas had six birdies on his opening nine as he went out in 31, five-under.
He played the front nine in 31 with three straight birdies to finish, then played the last seven holes in 5 under. The top 18 players on the leaderboard going into the weekend have combined for zero majors.
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Many residents are still missing and the death toll was expected to grow higher, Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said. Blasting the report as "grossly negligent", Labour MP David Lammy who lost a friend in the fire spoke out against the council .
University of Virginia student Otto, 22, landed in Cincinnati late on Tuesday and was taken by ambulance to hospital. Warmbier was serving a 15-year prison term with hard labor in North Korea for alleged anti-state acts.
McIlroy, playing for the first time in a month to rest a nagging rib injury, finally got it going when it was too late. Junior Amateur, putting him position to become the fourth player to win both the Junior Amateur and U.S.
As said Nintendo focused on the new Switch console which can be used as a home console as well as a portable handheld console. Recently, Microsoft announced that Original Xbox games will be playable as backwards compatible titles later this year.
Apart from Rohit, it was Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh's brutal batting display that mounted India to a mammoth total. A fresh pitch at The Oval will present a very different challenge against India's pedigree batting line-up, however.
Former prime minister Mr Cameron said Mrs May would have to change her approach to Brexit as a result of the election. Britain's Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom is shown on June 12 in London.
It includes 30 deaths that already have been confirmed, and reports of people who are missing and presumed to have been killed. London Mayor Sadiq Khan demanded the government publish a list of other tower blocks checked by investigators.
Bryce Benson, was evacuated by a Japanese naval helicopter while USA military copters evacuated two injured USA sailors. Navy personnel set up support and counseling services to help families as they sought updates on crew members.
Judgment day for 1993 Mumbai blast accused
The trial of these seven was separated from the main case as they were arrested at the time of conclusion of the main trial. The two Dossa brothers made travel arrangements for the co-accused Feroz Khan and others to travel to Dubai and their stay.
Habs send D Beaulieu to Sabres for pick
On the score sheet, the blue liner had a breakout season; he even opened up the season on the top pairing with Shea Weber . It'll be from the penthouse to the basement for Beaulieu, who departs the 47-26-9 Canadiens for the 33-37-12 Sabres.
Warrior fans ready for more
During the championship parade in Cleveland, James wore an Ultimate Warrior shirt, poking fun at his team win over the Warriors. It's about us supporting this championship. " We're going to do what our leader [Curry] does ", Iguodala told Amick.
Mistrial declared in Cosby case after jury deadlocks again
By Thursday morning, after almost 30 hours of discussions spanning three days, the jurors told O'Neill they were at a stalemate. There's a good chance you'll hear when it's finalized, too, given the huge amount of attention the previous trial received.
Michelle Carter found guilty of involuntary manslaughter
Their relationship largely existed online, consisting of text and Facebook messages. "You're finally going to be happy in heaven". When Conrad told her that he didn't believe in himself any longer, she brought up the fact: 'Take your life?' she questioned.
Kyle Busch turns fastest lap at Pocono for 2nd straight pole
Wallace has five years of experience in the Xfinity and Camping World Truck Series, and has five wins and 20 top-five finishes. Chase Elliott was eighth, and Kyle Busch slipped to ninth, despite winning the first stage and leading 100 of the 160 laps.
Will Cosby testify at sex assault trial? Lawyers remain mum
Last week, accuser Andrea Constand testified that Cosby drugged and molested her in 2004 at his gated estate near Philadelphia. Next, instructions are expected to be given to the jury, which will decide on the three counts of aggravated indecent assault.
Fowler back in the thick of it at US Open
Fowler, sharing a house with Thomas this week, was being left behind until he ran off three straight birdies and shot 68. The course took an inch of rain overnight, making it about as menacing as a Golden Retriever puppy. "But it isn't a U.S.
Maryland And DC Sue Over Payments To Trump Hotels
Lawsuit alleges president is "flagrantly violating the constitution" as his businesses frequently used by officials . Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh and District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine filed the lawsuit Monday.
Louis Oosthuizen makes a little noise at US Open
Looking towards the weekend, he said all the low scoring on the rain-softened course could abruptly end. Tommy Fleetwood , of England, reacts after a bogey on the 18th hole during the third round of the U.S.