Justin Thomas declares he’s at ‘the lowest I’ve felt’ after missing cut at the US Open shooting +14

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Justin Thomas declares he’s at ‘the lowest I’ve felt’ after missing cut at the US Open after shooting ‘humiliating and embarrassing’ 14-over at the major

  • Thomas’ second round involved seven bogeys and three double-bogeys 
  • The Kentucky-born golfer has missed the cut at two of the three majors this year 
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Justin Thomas is admitting that his golf game is not at the best that it could be – saying he’s currently at the lowest point he’s been professionally.

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After starting this season with a fifth place finish at December’s Hero World Challenge and a fourth place finish at February’s WM Phoenix Open, Thomas has been struggling.

Since the start of April, Thomas has played in six tournaments – missing the cut in three of them and having his best finish in the form of a tie for 14th at the Wells Fargo Championship. 

One of those cuts was this weekend – where Thomas followed up an opening round 3-over 73 with an abysmal 11-over 81 in the final round to miss the cut at 14-over par.

‘It’s definitely the lowest I’ve felt,’ Thomas said after his second round. ‘It’s pretty honestly humiliating and embarrassing shooting scores like that. At a golf course I really, really liked. I thought it was set up very well.

It was a shocking weekend at the US Open for Justin Thomas - missing the cut at 14-over par

It was a shocking weekend at the US Open for Justin Thomas – missing the cut at 14-over par

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Thomas said that this moment is 'the lowest I've felt' in his accomplished PGA Tour career

Thomas said that this moment is ‘the lowest I’ve felt’ in his accomplished PGA Tour career

‘It’s a funny game, man. It can leave you speechless, both in good and bad, and right now it’s unfortunately bad. 

‘Once I’m able to kind of reflect and figure out what I can learn and get better from, you know, it’ll end up good. But it sucks right now.’

In the first round at the Los Angeles Country Club, Thomas carded five bogeys but birdies on nine and 15 stopped the bleeding from becoming worse.

The same could not be said for round two – where Thomas practically hemorrhaging shots. 

Sure, there were birdies on eight and 14, but he carded a shocking seven bogeys and three double bogeys in a round two where he finished more holes dropping shots (ten) more than he did shooting par (six). 

That included back-to-back doubles and four bogeys in a row to start the back nine. 

Thomas’s three missed cuts came this weekend, two weekends ago at The Memorial Tournament, and at this year’s Masters.

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He hasn’t finished a round under par since the aforementioned Wells Fargo and he hasn’t finished with double-digits below par since the Phoenix Open. 

Round Two was a nightmare - carding three double-bogeys and seven bogeys to end 11-over

Round Two was a nightmare – carding three double-bogeys and seven bogeys to end 11-over

At the three majors so far this year, Thomas has combined to shoot 30-over par across eight rounds.

‘I’ll figure it out,’ Thomas said. ‘I have another major left. I go win the British Open, nobody even remembers that I missed the cut by a zillion here. 

‘I’ve just got to try to find a way to get better and learn from this. If I can, I don’t have to look at this week as a total failure.’

Thomas will look to break his streak of missed cuts at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut next weekend. 

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