The national anthem protests, sparked by Colin Kaepernick's demonstration a year ago, have impelled countless responses from the sporting landscape. However, for the most part, the golf arena has been silent on the issue. But, following President Donald
Justin Thomas had an inkling back in January that this season might be something special. Thomas opened with a 59 and never let up until he set the PGA Tour's record for lowest 72-hole score and won by seven shots. ''I felt like after that, I learned a lot to where I could kind of ride that momentum out for the year,'' Thomas said.
ESPN.com Georgia alum Kevin Kisner planned ahead. He just didn't know he would finish Saturday tied for second place in the Tour Championship at 10-under after carding the lowest score in Round 3, a 6-under 64. Friday evening, Kisner turned to Twitter to try to find a helicopter that could take him from East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta to Saturday night's showdown between No. 11 Georgia and No. 17 Mississippi State in Athens, Georgia -- after he finished his third round, of course. When you're three shots off the lead at the Tour Championship, but have equally pressing concerns on Saturday. Moving into contending position didn't stop Kisner from following through on his plan, as he hopped into