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Justin Thomas Reveals Reason For Skipping WGC Match Play

Justin Thomas Reveals Reason For Skipping WGC Match Play

Justin Thomas is one of the most recognized golfers on the planet, with the American a two-time Major winner and multiple time Ryder Cup player. However, despite a superb match play record at both the Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup, it comes as somewhat of a surprise that the 29-year-old is skipping the only Match Play tournament on the PGA Tour calendar. 

Being played for the final time, it’s unclear as to what the future of the WGC Match Play holds, with PGA Tour Commissioner, Jay Monahan, hinting that a match play event could return to their schedule at some point. For now though, a star line-up is set to take place at Austin Country Club, with Thomas and Justin Rose the only two eligible players skipping the event.

Justin Thomas and his caddie walk along at the WGC Match Play

Thomas has played six times at the WGC Match Play, advancing out of the group stages just once in that time

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Speaking at the Valspar Championship, Thomas revealed his love for this week’s venue, but his thoughts on Austin are slightly different. “(Innisbrook) is a place I love. I really, really love the golf course. I just I feel like I have a really good chance to win there if I go play. I just, I simply don’t feel that way about Austin Country Club,” stated the American, before adding: “It’s nothing against the course; I’ve just, I’ve played it six times and I’ve played it really bad five of them.


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