Justin Thomas

Justin Thomas

FedExCup Champion: 2017

Height: 5'10" (1.78 m)
Weight: 160 (72 kg)
Age: 29 (April 29, 1993)
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky
Residence: Jupiter, Florida

Education: University of Alabama
Turned Professional: 2013
City plays from: Louisville, KY, United States


Exempt Status


PGA TOURWinner, PGA Championship (thru 2026-27)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (15):
2016 (1) CIMB Classic. 2017 (5) CIMB Classic, SBS Tournament of Champions, Sony Open in Hawaii, PGA Championship, Dell Technologies Championship. 2018 (3) THE CJ CUP @ NINE BRIDGES, The Honda Classic, World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational. 2019 (1) BMW Championship. 2020 (3) THE CJ CUP @ NINE BRIDGES, Sentry Tournament of Champions, World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational. 2021 (1) THE PLAYERS Championship. 2022 (1) PGA Championship.
Korn Ferry Tour Victories (1):
2014 (1) Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship.
Other Victories (1):
2020 PNC Championship [with Mike Thomas].

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

59 - 2017 Sony Open in Hawaii (Round 1)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#1 : 2021 Valspar Championship

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#1 : 2020 World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational

Career Largest Paycheck:

$2,700,000 : 2022 PGA Championship (Finished 1)

2021-22 Season Highlights


Won the PGA Championship, his second major championship title and 15th career PGA TOUR win, and went on to finish in a tie for No. 5 in the FedExCup standings, earning a bonus of $2.75 million. With his win at the PGA Championship, became the 64th player to win 15 times on the PGA TOUR and the sixth since World War II to win 15 titles, including two majors, before turning 30 years old, joining Jack Nicklaus, Johnny Miller, Tom Watson, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy. Won for the seventh consecutive season, becoming the only player to win in each season from 2015-16 through 2021-22. Qualified for the FedExCup Playoffs for the eighth consecutive season and advanced to the TOUR Championship for the seventh year in a row. Marked his fourth consecutive season finishing in the top five in the FedExCup. Finished the FedExCup Regular Season No. 8 in the FedExCup standings, earning a bonus of $1.2 million via the Comcast Business TOUR TOP 10. Was one of three players to finish the Regular Season in the top 10 in 2021 and 2022, joining Sam Burns and Patrick Cantlay. Earned one of the six automatic qualifying spots for the United States in the 2022 Presidents Cup.

PGA TOUR
World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba - Finished solo-third at the World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba, his best result on TOUR since winning THE PLAYERS Championship in 2021. Led the field in Driving Distance for the first time since the 2018 Honda Classic. Farmers Insurance Open - Held a share of the lead after the second round of the Farmers Insurance Open before finishing T20. Marked his 13th career 36-hole lead/co-lead on TOUR. Valspar Championship - Recorded a T3 at the Valspar Championship, his second top-10 in five starts at the event. Led the field in Par-5 Scoring Average (4.31). Masters Tournament - Finished T8 at the Masters Tournament, his second top-10 in seven starts at the event. AT&T Byron Nelson - Finished T5 at the AT&T Byron Nelson in his first start at the event since 2015. PGA Championship - Came from seven strokes back entering the final round to win the PGA Championship in a playoff over Will Zalatoris, earning his second major championship and 15th PGA TOUR title. Became the second player in tournament history to face a 54-hole deficit of seven strokes or more (first: John Mahaffey, 7, 1978). Became the 22nd player to win multiple titles at the PGA Championship and the first to earn his first two major titles at the event since Dave Stockton (1970, 1976). RBC Canadian Open - Finished solo-third at the RBC Canadian Open, his ninth top-10 of the season. Played in the final grouping with champion Rory McIlroy and runner-up Tony Finau.

National Team Selections


Presidents Cup : 2017, 2019, 2022 Ryder Cup : 2018, 2020 Olympic Games : 2020 Walker Cup : 2013 Arnold Palmer Cup : 2012, 2013 Eisenhower Trophy : 2012 World Amateur Team Championship : 2012

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 4 - 2)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 199 695 15 6 12 71 115 164 35 $50,915,400
2022 21 76 1 3 10 13 19 2 5 $6,829,576
2021 23 84 1 1 1 7 15 21 2 4 $6,537,153
2020 18 66 3 2 1 10 13 15 3 2 $7,344,040
2019 20 72 1 1 3 7 14 18 2 3 $5,013,084
2018 23 82 3 1 10 20 21 2 7 $8,694,821
2017 25 79 5 1 12 14 19 6 1 $9,921,560
2016 28 96 1 4 7 10 22 6 12 $4,126,366
2015 30 106 7 15 23 7 32 $2,278,564
2014 7 21 1 1 3 4 $170,237
2013 2 (A) 6 1 1
2012 1 (A) 4 1
2009 1 (A) 3 1
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession
2022 T33 T8 1 (P) T37 T53 T35
2021 1 4 CUT T8 T40 T42 T26 T15
2020 CNL T37 1 T6
2019 T35 T12 CUT T11 T24 T12 9
2018 T11 T17 T6 T25 CUT 4 1 2 (P)
2017 T75 T22 1 T9 CUT T23 T39 T28 T5
2016 T3 T39 T66 T32 T53 T27 T61 T33 T35
2015 T24 T18
2014 CUT
FedExCup Playoffs
FedEx St. Jude Championship Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2022 T13 T52 T5
2021 T4 T22 4
2020 T49 T25 T2
2019 T12 1 T3
2018 T8 T24 T12 T7
2017 T6 1 T47 2
2016 T10 CUT T32 T6
2015 T16 T56 T13

Personal


  • Son of Mike and Jani Thomas, he became the eighth son of a PGA of America Professional to win the PGA Championship. Mike is a PGA professional at Harmony Landing in Louisville, Kentucky, while Justin's grandfather, Paul, was a 60-year member of the PGA of America.
  • Avid shoe collector.
  • The three-time AJGA junior champion returned to the American Junior Golf Association as a tournament host, hosting the inaugural Justin Thomas Junior Championship in Kentucky in 2016.
  • Collects golf balls from all of his wins for his dad.