Highlights: Thomas' near 59 Friday at the CIMB Classic


Justin Thomas was 11 under par through 15 holes in Round 2 of the CIMB Classic. Needing to play his final three holes in 2 under, he finished par-par-par for a 61. Here are highlights Thomas' bid to shoot 59 at Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club.

Par-4 ninth: Thomas turns in 6-under 30, with four birdies and one eagle. 

Par-4 12th: Thomas makes his third consecutive birdie to start the back nine, to reach 9 under for the round.

Par-3 15th: Thomas makes his ninth birdie of the day - to go with one eagle - to reach 11 under for the round. He's now at 15 under for the event and leads by one.

Par-4 16th: Needing to play his final three holes in 2 under, Thomas misses a lengthy birdie putt to remain at 11 under for the round.

Par-4 17th: Thomas' birdie effort slides past the hole, keeping him at 11 under for his round.

Par-5 18th: After missing the fairway right, Thomas powers his second shot into the left rough

Par-5 18th: Needing to hole this for 59, Thomas' effort sails past the pin. He two-putts for par and an 11-under 61.