Justin Thomas voted PGA Tour Player of the Year

10/04/2017 01:00 PM

Goshen native and professional golfer Justin Thomas earned some praise from his peers this week. Fellow PGA members voted Thomas the 2017 PGA Tour Player of the Year.

The 24 year Kentuckian won five tournaments, claimed his first major victory in the PGA Championship, captured the FedEx Cup, and was a member of the U.S. team in its recent win over the international squad in the President’s Cup. ON top of that, Thomas also set the tour’s 72-hole scoring scoring record in the Sony Open.

The PGA tour does not release the vote totals. Other golfers on the ballot included Jordan Spieth, Dustin Johnson and Hideki Matsuyama.

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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