(Reuters) – American Justin Thomas carded a spectacular course-record 11-under-par 61 to vault to a six-stroke lead in the third round at the BMW Championship in suburban Chicago on Saturday.
An eagle with an eight-iron from 180 yards at the par-four 16th was just one highlight of an eventful day for Thomas, who broke by two strokes the previous best score at Medinah, set just 24 hours previously by Hideki Matsuyama.
Halfway - Leader - Matsuyama - Performance - Saturday
Halfway leader Matsuyama could not replicate that performance on Saturday, plunging 10 strokes behind with a 73.
Thomas posted a 21-under 195 total in the penultimate event of the PGA Tour season, while compatriots Tony Finau...
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