In Fo­cus

HK Golfer - - Contents - By The Ed­i­tors

A pic­to­rial review of the last 30 days from around the world.

Justin Thomas fin­ished sec­ond to Xan­der Schauf­fele de­spite burn­ing down the back nine with a tor­rid fin­ish that in­cluded three birdies in his last six holes. Thomas, who fin­ished at 11 un­der, had a putt on the 18th that would have even­tu­ally got­ten him into a play­off with Schauf­fele.

How­ever, none of that re­ally mat­ters be­cause Thomas’ sec­ond-place fin­ish was enough to se­cure him the FedExCup tro­phy and a US$10 mil­lion bonus for tak­ing the sea­son-long race. Thomas beat out Jor­dan Spi­eth for first.

Thomas capped a five-win sea­son by be­com­ing the first golfer since Tiger Woods in 2009 to win the FedExCup with­out win­ning the Tour Cham­pi­onship (Phil Mick­el­son won it that year). He will un­ques­tion­ably be the 2016-17 PGA Tour Player of the Year and has now earned just un­der $20 mil­lion to­tal this sea­son in­clud­ing the FedExCup bump.

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