Grace had 'no idea' his 62 was lowest in a major

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The lowest ever score in a major championship is 9-under, however. And he will do it as the first player in golf history to shoot a 62 in a major championship.

"To get to 12 under, I think that would be a decent number to sit in the clubhouse at".

Grace said he had not had any idea he was on a record pace. "I played really good, really solid from tee to green". I knew I was obviously playing really well, and making the turn at 5-under was pretty special.

"You never know what's going to happen tomorrow but I figure I'm going to need to shoot, probably, nine under".

"We knew what the score was, but I had no idea I was about to shoot the lowest round ever". He moved to 8-under par for the round with a two-putt birdie on the par-5 17th, and then wrapped up the record with a attractive lag from behind the 18th green to 2 feet. I knocked in the two-footer or three-footer and Zack (Rasego) came up and said "You're in the history books". "And I was like, 'What are you talking about?' Now it makes the day even sweeter", he said. And to do it at a special place at one of the events that I actually like playing, at The Open.

There have been plenty of 63s shot in major tournaments - a total of 31 recorded by 29 different golfers, most recently by Justin Thomas at last month's U.S. Open at Erin Hills.

The South African's eight-under-par round, featuring eight birdies and no dropped shots, saw him rocket up the leaderboard to four under par overall.

South Korea's Hyo-Joo Kim holds the record for the lowest round in any major with 61 at the women's Evian Championship in 2014. Prior to Grace's 62, there were 10 instances of a player shooting 63 in a major.

Playing with Jason Dufner (66), Grace appeared loose down the stretch and laughed a few times at Dufner comments. "It's a great experience for him". He is now 4-under and figures to be in the thick of the final-round race for the Claret Jug.

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