As the FedEx Cup Playoffs continue, Justin Thomas was able to hold off Patrick Cantlay over the weekend for career victory #10. Thomas finished the day with a birdie on the 18th hole Sunday to with by three strokes and 25 under for the weekend.
JT Went Low on Saturday Afternoon at Medinah
Thomas fired a round of 61 on Saturday after he birdied the first 5 holes of the day. He started the 4th round with a bogey on hole #1, and then remained even through 10 holes. On the back nine, Cantlay pulled to within 2 strokes, but that is the closest he would get as Thomas went on to birdie 4 of his last 8 holes. He finished the day by burying a 14 footer on the last hole of the day.
With the win on Sunday, Justin Thomas joins an elite group of active golfers that currently have 10+ wins on tour. Thomas joins Jason Day, Adam Scott, Tiger Woods, Justin Rose, Phil Mickelson, Ernie Els, Dustin Johnson, Jim Furyk, Bubba Watson, Sergio Garcia, Rory Mcllroy, and his buddy Jordan Spieth. Thomas is just 26 years of age.
– JT’s 10th win puts him in elite company
– Matsuyama shoots 63 twice and doesn’t win
– Rookie of the Year wrapped up?
– A first for Tiger since 2008, and more —https://t.co/PzLTOC60Ut
Thomas played exceptionally well all weekend and remains two strokes ahead of Brooks Koepka in the FedEx Cup Standings. He stayed in the 60’s all weekend with rounds of 65, 69, 61, and 68 to finish 25-under par for the weekend.
Thomas is as hot as any player in golf and after his win at Medinah Country Club over the weekend, looks to be the clear favorite going into the final stop on the PGA tour this weekend outside of Atlanta at the historic East Lake Golf Club. The field is down to the top 30 point earners.
The Tour Championship odds have Justin Thomas as a clear favorite with odds of 9 to 4. He is currently 10 under. Patrick Cantley is now 8 under par for the event and his odds of winning the championship are 5 to 1. Brooks Koepka is sitting at 7 under and is also listed with 5/1 odds of winning it all. Other notables are Patrick Reed 16/1 and Rory Mcllroy at 9/1.