How does golf remember Tiger Woods' epic 2008 US Open victory? Bryson DeChambeau and Justin Thomas were among those to share their memories ahead of this year's contest at Torrey Pines. The US Open has returned to Torrey Pines this year for the first time since Tiger Woods' famous victory at the course in 2008.
Jordan Spieth also gives his take on the feud between Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau; Justin Thomas determined to get his preparations right; watch all four days of the US Open live on Sky Sports Golf, beginning at 3.30pm on Thursday Jordan Spieth has played down suggestions he is struggling with an injury ahead of the US Open at Torrey Pines.
When the U.S. Open came to Torrey Pines the first time 13 years ago, the USGA famously paired the world’s three top-ranked players — Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Adam Scott — for the first two rounds. If the world’s current top three — Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas and Jon Rahm — are to play together when the 2021 U.S. Open returns to Torrey Pines, they will have to wait until the weekend.
Rory McIlroy has been grouped alongside world No 1 Dustin Johnson and Justin Rose for the opening two rounds of the 121st US Open at Torrey Pines. McIlroy, who claimed the first of four major titles in the 2011 contest, has been included in a marquee threeball alongside two other former US Open champions, with the trio going out in the afternoon wave at 1.36pm (9.36pm BST) on Thursday.
A media legend and consummate golf insider, Johnson has a strong feel for when a player's momentum will make a difference. Before last week's Memorial, the golf expert had Rahm and Collin Morikawa listed among his best bets, citing both as players who were coming in with momentum.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 15 (Reuters) - Justin Thomas may not be riding a string of encouraging results ahead of this week's U.S. Open but the world number two said on Tuesday he had actually reduced his practice time in a bid to remain mentally fresh.
The world's top golfers will converge next week at Torrey Pines Golf Club near San Diego, and the 2021 U.S. Open has a bevy of storylines to follow. Can Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas and Rory McIlroy break out of their funks? Can Bryson DeChambeau defend his title over a talented 2021 U.S. Open field?
Justin Thomas and Jon Rahm confirmed for Scottish Open TWO of global golf’s biggest stars are set to light up the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open at The Renaissance Club next month. Justin Thomas and Jon Rahm – the current world number two and three – have confirmed their participation at the tournament, which takes place from July 8-11.
Golf superstars Justin Thomas and Jon Rahm have their sights set firmly on victory after confirming their places at the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open in July. World number two Thomas and Rahm, ranked one spot lower, have added their names to an already stellar field at the Renaissance Club from July 8.
American ace Thomas will be making his second appearance in the Rolex Series event, having also played in 209, while Spanish star Rahm will be making his bow. The duo join American pair Collin Morikawa and Xander Schauffele in commiting to the tournament on 8-11 July, when a strictly limited number of fans will be in attendance at The Renaissance Club.
Collin Morikawa posted a six-under 66 to hold a one-shot lead after at a stormy Memorial Tournament, where play was suspended multiple times due to the threat of lightning; Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth only able to complete two holes of their opening rounds Collin Morikawa set the clubhouse target and sits top of the leaderboard after a weather-disrupted opening day at The Memorial.
"I just kind of need a little spark to get something going, but unfortunately, everything feels pretty average." Can Justin Thomas ignite his season at The Memorial? Watch live from Thursday on Sky Sports Golf. Justin Thomas is looking for a "little spark" to get him back into the form he feels he has showed for only one weekend this season.
World number two Justin Thomas has offered to act as a mentor to Mike Visacki after also giving the mini-tour player money to help finance his career. Visacki came through a Monday qualifier to get into the Valspar Championship at the end of April, his first start on the PGA Tour, and the video of his tearful phone call to tell his father the news went viral on social media.
had a mysterious no show ahead of taking part in the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village in Ohio. The Holywood ace was scheduled to take part in the Pro-Am and a press conference yesterday but cited “personal reasons” for pulling out. McIlroy’s management team did not respond to a request for further information at the time of going to press.
Developer NewRiver has told the Mid Sussex Times that it hopes for ‘further clarity’ on the next stages of its Burgess Hill town centre regeneration scheme in the coming months. Justin Thomas, director at NewRiver, said the developer remained committed to the town centre and is looking forward to sharing further updates when it is in a position to do so.
Justin Thomas met viral mini-tour professional Mike Visacki last weekend and gifted him an undisclosed amount to continue chasing his dreams. Visacki became a national figure last month after a video of his emotional phone call with his father was recorded after he Monday-qualified for his first PGA Tour event.