Tommy Fleetwood Shoots 63 At US Open

Will it be enough to win?

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The Englishman played the round of his life and may be lifting the US Open trophy later

Tommy Fleetwood Shoots 63 At US Open

Tommy Fleetwood played the round of his life on Sunday at the US Open to shoot tie the lowest score in a major.

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The Englishman's seven under round got him to +2 for the tournament and may well be enough to win the title.

He is leader in the clubhouse and, as things stand, one behind the leaders, who still have the whole of the back nine to play.

The Southport man becomes just the sixth man to shoot 63 in a US Open after Jack Nicklaus, Johnny Miller, Tom Weiskopf, Vijay Singh and Justin Thomas.

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Fleetwood was out in 32 with four birdies and a bogey, before a stunning stretch on the back nine with four birdies in a row.

His ballstriking was superb and the putter caught fire.

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He birdied 12, 13, 14 and 15 and hit a sensational iron into the final green, missing from around 8ft for birdie and a 62.

As well as the missed chance at the last, he had two birdie chances at 16 and 17 which he so-nearly converted.

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Fleetwood is a four-time European Tour winner and currently ranks 12th in the world.

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Elliott Heath
Elliott Heath

Elliott Heath is our Senior Staff Writer and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016. Elliott graduated in Sports Journalism in 2016 and currently manages the Golf Monthly news, courses and travel sections as well as our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. He is obsessed with the game and currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey. His handicap index floats between 3-5. His golfing highlight is making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, and he has made one hole-in-one.


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Driver: Honma TR20

3 wood: TaylorMade SIM2 Max

Hybrid: TaylorMade SIM Max

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Wedges: Titleist Vokey Design

Putter: Odyssey White Hot OG #5

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