Justin Thomas won the FedEx Cup title on Sunday, earning himself a $10 million payday and capping an impressive season with an achievement that will surely earn him the Player of the Year award. However, Thomas still has a Presidents Cup to help the U.S. win, so he can’t fully celebrate just yet. Fortunately, that’s where his Presidents Cup teammates come in. Upon arriving in the New York/New Jersey area for this week’s competition at Liberty National, Thomas was greeted with a champagne shower from Rickie Fowler, Charley Hoffman and Daniel Berger. That will have to do, for now… (Oh, and can’t forget about the high-five from Matt Kuchar. And is Bubba Watson back as a vice captain???)
If Matthew Southgate fails to earn a PGA Tour card next week, he may have a leaf to blame. The Englishman was already suffering through a tough round Sunday at the DAP Championship, the third leg of the four-tournament Web.com Tour Finals, when he stepped up to a short putt on the 15th hole. The ball appeared to be online before it was struck by a leaf blowing across the green, which caused the putt to miss wide right: Southgate took the bad break in stride and tapped in. But that turned out to be a mistake, as Rule 19-1 required him to cancel the stroke and replay from his original position after the leaf deflection. As a result, he received a four-shot penalty - two for playing from the improper
Golfer Adam Rolston had an idea for an adventure and turned it into the longest golfing hole ever.