Justin Thomas

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Full Name Justin Thomas
Age 27 Years Old
Nick Name Justin Thomas
Gender Male
Famous As Golfer
Birth Date April 29th, 1993
Birth Place Louisville, Kentucky

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Justin Louis Thomas shortly named Justin Thomas is an American professional golfer. He is currently playing on the PGA Tour. Moreover, he is a former World Number One. He experienced a breakout year, winning five PGA Tour events, including the PGA Championship, his maiden major championship, and also winning the FedEx Cup championship in the year 2017. He became the 21st player to top the Official World Golf Ranking in May 2018. As a freshman in 2012, he won the Haskins Award as the most outstanding collegiate golfer. H turned professional in 2013 and earned his tour card on the Web.com Tour through qualifying school. On 5th January 2020, he won the Sentry Tournament of Champions at Kapalua Resort in Maui, Hawaii for the second time. Scroll down to get full information about his full biography, net worth, family details, facts, education, professional career, awards, swing, putter, stats, house, girlfriend, and more. 

Famous For

  • Being an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour and a former World Number One. 
  • For becoming the 21st player to top the Official World Golf Ranking.

Justin Thomas, a famous professional golfer

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Early Life of Justin Thomas (Childhood, Family Details)

Justin Thomas was born on 29th April 1993 in Louisville, Kentucky, the USA; his birthplace/hometown. He was born to his parents; Jani Thomas (mother) and Mike Thomas (father). His father has been serving as the head professional at the Harmony Landing Country Club in Goshen, Kentucky, since 1990. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is American-White. His race is White. Since his childhood, he was forward in Golf and began to train from an early age. At the young age of 16 years, he became the third-youngest to make the cut in a PGA Tour event. His religion is Christian and his zodiac sign is Taurus. About his education, he completed his school from St. Xavier High School in 2011 and later played his college golf at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. He has won six times for the Crimson Tide and was on the national championship team of 2013. As of 2020, he celebrated his 27th birthday. 

Professional Career of Justin Thomas

  • In the year 2013, Justin Thomas turned professional and he earned his tour card on the Web.com Tour. 
  • He also won his first professional event at the 2014 Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship.
  • He finished fifth in the 2014 Web.com Tour regular season, and third after the Web.com Tour Finals, and earned his PGA Tour card for the 2015 season.
  • He 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 in the year 2015. 
  • He earned his first victory on the PGA Tour by winning the CIMB Classic in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, by a single stroke over Adam Scott on 1st November 2015. 
  • He successfully defended his title at the CIMB Classic in October 2016 for his second tour win.
  • He won the SBS Tournament of Champions in January 2017 for his third PGA Tour win.
  • In the following week's tournament, the Sony Open in Hawaii, he became the seventh player in PGA Tour history to shoot a 59.
  • He became the youngest player to shoot a sub-60 round. Thomas finished with rounds of 64, 65, and 65 to win the tournament by 7 strokes and he also set tournament records for 18, 36, 54, and 72 holes (59, 123, 188, and 253, respectively). He set PGA Tour records at 36 and 72 holes and tied the 54-hole record.
  • During the third round of the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills, he equaled the U.S. Open single-round record of 63. 
  • He shot a three-over-par 75 and finished in a tie for ninth place.
  • In August 2017, he won his first major, the 2017 PGA Championship, winning by two shots.
  • He became just the fourth golfer to win five times, including a major, in a PGA Tour season since 1960 before his 25th birthday at the Dell Technologies Championship.
  • After finishing runner-up to Xander Schauffele at the Tour Championship, he became the FedEx Cup champion on 24th September 2017.
  • He won the third event of the 2017-2018 season, the CJ Cup in South Korea. It was his seventh win on the PGA Tour.
  • His eights win came in February 2018 at the Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens. 
  • He defeated Luke List in the playoff to win the tournament. The win made his rank go up to the number three spot in world rankings.
  • He struggled to climb the top of the rank. 
  • He was able to replace Dustin Johnson and reach the rank height of world number one golfer after the 2018 Players Championship. But he was not able to hold on to the ranks for long as Johnson took back the spot by winning the FedEx St. Jude Classic four weeks later.
  • On 18th August 2019, he shot 25-under-par and won the BMW Championship at Medinah Country Club outside of Chicago which was the second leg of the three-tournament 2019 FedEx Cup Playoffs and put Thomas in the lead in the FedEx Cup standings heading into the Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club.
  • He won the CJ Cup in South Korea on 20th October 2019 which was his second win of the tournament in its three-year existence.
  • He played on the U.S. team at the 2019 Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Australia in December 2019. 
  • The U.S. team won 16-14. Thomas went 3-1-1 and lost his Sunday singles match against Cameron Smith.
  • He won the Sentry Tournament of Champions at Kapalua Resort in Maui, Hawaii for the second time on 5th January 2020. 
  • He also won in a playoff over Xander Schauffele and Patrick Reed.

Awards and Achievements of Justin Thomas

Justin Thomas With Trophy

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Justin played college golf at the University of Alabama, where he won six times for the Crimson Tide. As a freshman in 2012, he won the Haskins Award as the most outstanding collegiate golfer. He was on the national championship team of 2013. He finished 32nd at the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup, losing the Rookie of the Year award to Daniel Berger.

Amateur wins (2)

  • 2010 Terra Cotta Invitational
  • 2012 Jones Cup Invitational

PGA Tour wins (12)

Legend

  • Major championships (1)
  • World Golf Championships (1)
  • FedEx Cup playoff events (2)
  • Other PGA Tour (8)

U.S. national team appearances

Amateur

  • Junior Ryder Cup: 2010 (winners)
  • Eisenhower Trophy: 2012 (winners)
  • Palmer Cup: 2012, 2013 (winners)
  • Walker Cup: 2013 (winners)

Professional

  • Presidents Cup: 2017 (winners), 2019 (winners)
  • Ryder Cup: 2018

Justin Thomas's Is DATING Jillian Wisniewski

Justin Thomas With His Girlfriend, Jullian

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Justin Thomas is not married yet and he is still to get married. But he is not single at present. He is currently in a relationship with his long-time girlfriend, Jillian Wisniewski. Since 2016, they are seeing each other. Jillian is Production Business Manager by profession. She has been seen to attend many of Thomas' game to support him. The two have not married and they are planning to get married soon. He does not have any kids. As of now, the duo is enjoying their life a lot without any kind of disturbance. He is straight by sexual orientation. 

Net Worth And Salary of Justin Thomas

Justin Thomas is an American professional golfer. He has collected large money from his golf career during his playing career. Justin has a net worth of $38 million as of 2020 as per sources. Regarding his earnings/salary, he earns around $7 million per year. Besides this, he also earns a cool amount of money from endorsement deals including NetJets, FootJoy, Beats Electronics, Titleist, Citigroup, Ralph Lauren, and career bonus which boost his financial status. He owns luxury cars that are worth millions of dollars. In the year 2018, he was the fifth highest-earning golfer with around $26 million earnings. In 2020, he has so far earned the prize money of $3,506,910 and is the highest-earning golfer so far. His major source of earning is from a golf career. As of now, he is satisfied with his earnings. Information about his house is unknown at present. 

How tall is Justin Thomas?

With an athletic body build, Justin Thomas stands at the tall height of 5 feet 10 inches or 1.78 m. His balanced bodyweight consists of 66 kg. He has dark brown eyes with light brown hair color. His shoe size is 10 US. Unfortunately, details about his body measurements such as chest size, biceps size, waist size are unknown at present. Overall, he has got a healthy body with a charming personality attracting a lot of people towards him.