That Guy Who Shot 9-Under at the U.S. Open Yesterday? He's a Kentuckian.

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[caption id="attachment_223430" align="aligncenter" width="440"] @BleacherReport[/caption] It's not everyday you witness a performance like the one Justin Thomas put on at Erin Hills yesterday. The 24 year old shot a 9-under 63, breaking Johnny Miller's 8-under record from 1973, and becoming just the fifth player to ever shoot a 63 at the U.S. Open. Thomas actually hails from Kentucky. Born and raised in Strippervi... er, Louisville, Justin became a standout for perennial high school golf powerhouse St. Xavier before taking his talents to Tuscaloosa to play for Alabama, where he won a national title in 2013. In an era of young stars on the PGA Tour, we may have seen a new one born with this putt: Thomas currently sits at 11-under, 1 shot off the lead. He tees off at 3:54 this afternoon. @JayWinkKSR

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2021-09-16