Golfer Justin Thomas: A training partner of Tiger as the number one

A slender young man, 1.78 meters tall, and only weighs 73 kg, has replaced for the first of the musclemen in the Gulf from the headlines. With his 1.82 million

Golfer Justin Thomas: A training partner of Tiger as the number one

A slender young man, 1.78 meters tall, and only weighs 73 kg, has replaced for the first of the musclemen in the Gulf from the headlines. With his 1.82 million Dollar victory at the FedEx St. Jude Classic in Memphis (Tennessee), a tournament of the World Golf Championship (WGC), has pushed Justin Thomas for the second Time to the top of the world rankings. In June 2018, he held this Position for only four weeks. "I hope that I stay this time is longer the number one. I believe that I am now a better and much more complete player than then,“ he said.

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test especially with his fine feeling on the last meters to the Green and hole the 27-year-old American from Louisville (Kentucky), who now lives in Jupiter (Florida), where he trained often with his neighbor, Tiger Woods excelled. On Sunday, the new Primus sat down in the place of the TPC Southwind on holes 15 and 16 of its closest rival, the defending champion Brooks Koepka, with two Birdies. Twice he used consistently the unexpected opportunities that offered itself to him after warped tees. Koepka had a Birdie on the last hole with the front of him playing Thomas to withdraw the same and to force a jump-off.

family business

But the 30-year-old Americans chose the tee a too aggressive line. His Ball landed in the water. After a Doppelbogey Koepka had to share with three shots behind the second place with his countrymen, the 50-year-old Phil Mickelson, and Daniel Berger, and the Englishman Tom Lewis. Thomas managed to end up with 267 (66+70+66+65/13 under Par) for his third success in the 2019/2020 season.

three weeks Ago, Thomas the Workday Charity Open in Dublin (Ohio) with a three-shot lead over his fellow American Collin Morikawa had gone on the last three holes. "At the time, I thought to the win," recalled Thomas, who made a mess then, and in the jump-off Morikawa lost. This time, he remained entirely on the Here and Now and was 13 at the end of his. Victory on the PGA Tour to celebrate. Only Woods that was missing in this tournament as the only world-class player, and the now 80-year-old Golf legend Jack Nicklaus were younger when they reached this mark.

shows This noble society, that the family firm Thomas puts his success rate consistently. Father Mike Thomas, the Head Pro at Harmony Landing Country Club in Goshen (Kentucky), posed at the end with a son and a trophy. Because as a Coach for his son, he has a great share in the success. When Justin was 18 months old, he swung for the first time under daddy's guidance a Golf club. The first tournament victories were not long in coming.

In the office of Mike Thomas are exhibited all the balls, with which his son from his earliest youth to the successes achieved – and it will always be more. Already with 16 years of Justin Thomas, the colleagues cite only J. T. made the Cut in a tournament on the PGA Tour. In his first year at the University of Alabama he received the Haskin Award as outstanding College Golfer.

Updated Date: 05 August 2020, 02:19

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