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???)
ATLANTA – Technically, Xander Schauffele is a member of that groundbreaking high school class of 2011, but he never really felt like he was among the inner circle. “I've always been on the outside looking in,” the PGA Tour rookie conceded. “You've got Justin [Thomas], you've got Jordan [Spieth], you've got Daniel Berger, you've got Emiliano Grillo. It's kind of weird being in their company.” That might change after Sunday at the Tour Championship, where Schauffele won with a closing 68 to edge Thomas by a stroke. It was Schauffele’s second victory of the season and promises to propel the 23-year-old into the conversation with his fellow 2011 graduates. Not that Schauffele was allowing himself
Golfer Adam Rolston had an idea for an adventure and turned it into the longest golfing hole ever.