Justin Louis Thomas is an American professional golfer. He plays on the PGA Tour and is former World Number One. In August 2017, Thomas won his first major, the 2017 PGA Championship. In May 2018, Thomas became the 21st player to top the Official World Golf Ranking. Thomas played college golf at the University of Alabama.
About Justin Thomas in brief
Justin Louis Thomas is an American professional golfer. He plays on the PGA Tour and is former World Number One. In May 2018, Thomas became the 21st player to top the Official World Golf Ranking. In August 2017, Thomas won his first major, the 2017 PGA Championship, winning by two shots. In February 2018, he won the Honda Classic for the eighth time on the tour, claiming victory on the final hole of a sudden death playoff with Luke List. Thomas was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. He played college golf at the University of Alabama, where he won six times for the Crimson Tide. Thomas turned professional in 2013 and earned his tour card on the Web. com Tour through qualifying school. He won the CIMB Classic in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, by a single stroke over Adam Scott on November 1, 2015. In the following week’s tournament, the Sony Open in Hawaii, he became the seventh player in PGA.
Tour history to shoot a 59. Thomas won the SBS Tournament of Champions in January 2017 for his third Pga Tour win. In October 2017,Thomas won the third event of the 2017–18 season, the CJ Cup in South Korea. He defeated Marc Leishman with a birdie on extra hole of sudden death on the second extra hole. Thomas’ father, Mike Thomas, has been the head professional at the Harmony Landing Country Club in Goshen, Kentucky, since 1990. He was on the U.S. national championship team of 2013, and won the Haskins Award as the most outstanding collegiate golfer as a freshman in 2012. In 2015, Thomas collected seven top-10s and 15 top-25s, with fourth-place finishes at the Quicken Loans National and Sanderson Farms Championship as his best results. He finished 32nd at the PTA’s FedEx Cup, losing the Rookie of the Year award to Daniel Berger.