Justin Thomas’ Chip-In Birdie Highlights Round of 67

Despite tougher conditions on Friday, Justin Thomas opened with a 2-under 34 on the front-nine, highlighted by a chip-in birdie on the par-3 sixth hole.

Going home, the reigning PGA Champion reeled off three straight gains on hole Nos. 13, 14 and 15, along with a nifty par save on No. 18, to sign for a 5-under 67.

Through 36 holes, Thomas is 3-under par 141, good for T6, alongside Dustin Johnson.

THOMAS: BY THE NUMBERS

Driving: 306.3 yards
Fairways: 60.7% (17/28)
Greens: 66.7% (24/36)
Putts/GIR: 2.329
SCORING
Scores: 0 Eagles, 9 Birdies, 22 Pars, 4 Bogeys, 1 Double
Par-5: -3 (4 Birdies, 3 Pars, 1 Bogey)
Par-4: E (2 Birdies, 16 Pars, 2 Bogeys)
Par-3: E (3 Birdies, 3 Pars, 1 Bogey, 1 Double Bogey)
AMEN CORNER
Round 1: E (Par, Birdie, Bogey)
Round 2: -1 (Par, Par, Birdie)

Jeff Smith

Jeff is a writer and content producer for Pro Golf Weekly. He is working on a book, documenting the 2017 and 2018 seasons on the major golf tours.

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