Widely recognized as one of the most exciting talents on the PGA TOUR, 23-year-old Justin Thomas has quickly become one of the premier golfers in the game. Justin has had a legendary start to his third season on TOUR, capturing his second win at the CIMB Classic, followed by back-to-back wins and the SBS Tournament of Champions and the Sony Open, where Justin became the youngest player in PGA TOUR history to shoot a 59 and also broke the TOUR’s 72- hole scoring record by a stroke. Justin has jumped to a career-high 7th in the Official World Golf Rankings, 1st on the FedEx Cup Points List, and 2nd on the Official PGA TOUR Money List.
Justin has continued to build on his successes season to season. In his Rookie Year in 2015, Justin captured 7 Top 10 finishes, 15 Top 25 finishes, and was named runner-up for PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year. Justin took the positive momentum with him into his second season, where he carded a 26-under finish at the 2015 CIMB Classic to secure his first career PGA TOUR win, along with T3 finishes at the Frys.Com Open, The Honda Classic, The PLAYERS Championship and the Travelers Championship.Thomas made his way onto the PGA TOUR after a standout year on the Web.com Tour in 2014. Following 13 Top 25 finishes, 7 Top 10 finishes, and, most notably, a win at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship, Justin concluded the season ranked 3rd on the Money List to secure his PGA TOUR card.Justin, who was born and raised in Goshen, KY, turned professional in 2013 after playing two seasons for the Alabama Crimson Tide. There he came one of the storied program’s most decorated athletes being named Phil Mickelson Freshman of the Year, Jack Nicklaus Player of the Year, the Haskins Award Winner as the most outstanding player in collegiate and amateur golf, and capped his collegiate career by helping the Crimson Tide win their first National Championship.
Justin comes from a long lineage of golf professionals. His grandfather, Paul Thomas, is a half century member of the PGA of America who has played in a number of Major Championships on the PGA TOUR and Senior PGA TOUR, as well as served as a club pro for over thirty years. Justin’s father, Mike Thomas, has been in the golf business for 32 years and is a quarter century member of the PGA of America. He is completing his 28th year as Head Professional at Harmony Landing Country Club, located in Justin’s hometown of Goshen, KY.