Justin Thomas held onto his overnight lead at the Sony Open in Hawaii to complete a remarkable four days of golf that saw him set numerous scoring records and secure back-to-back tournaments following victory at last week’s Tournament of Champions.
Thomas shot a five-under par 65 at the Waialea Country Club to finish with a 27-under total of 253, beating the previous PGA record low score for 72 holes of 254 by one shot.
The 23-year-old American shot a 59 on Thursday and never looked back, shooting a 64 and two more 65s as he lead from start to finish for a third tournament win in four starts.
Thomas has now earned $3.8 million in just five events for the 2016-2017 season.
Justin Rose finished second on 20-under par after birdieing the 18th hole for a six-under 64, while Jordan Spieth was one shot further back after firing a 63.
Thomas is now an incredible 49-under par for eight rounds of golf played in 2017.
McDowell has pulled out of the Travelers Championship.
The American was forced to withdraw from the Travelers Championship after the diagnosis during pre-tournament screening on Tuesday.
Brooks Koepka is looking to win a historic third successive title at the event.
Andrew Coltart reckons if the Ryder Cup can go ahead, it should go ahead.
Webb Simpson could hardly believe he emerged victorious after a “crazy day” at the RBC Heritage.
The American also won the Phoenix Open in February.
The Englishman shot eight-under 63 on day three of the event at Hilton Head, South Carolina.
McIlroy followed his second-round 65 with a five-under 66 to move to 10 under, three behind early clubhouse leader Joaquin Niemann.
Nick Watney became the first golfer to test positive for since the PGA Tour’s resumption.
Brooks Koepka is worried Nick Watney’s positive test could be a sign of things to come.