15 Aug 2017

Justin Thomas: Straight and long from toddler to Major champion

Justin Thomas sealed his maiden Major at the 2017 PGA Championship in stunning fashion after trailing by two strokes going into the final day.

The 24 year old looked destined for big things since he was just a boy and when you watch the video below, we’re sure you’ll agree.

The recently-crowned Major winner had the longest average driving distance at Quail Hollow and his prowess off the tee is the result of hard work and dedication which began almost as soon as he could walk. His golfing addiction was instigated by his father Mike who has been the head professional at Harmony Landing Golf Club in Goshen, Kentucky, since 1990, three years before Justin was born. At 2 years old, Justin would say, “bag of balls,” when he wanted to head to the driving range, according to Mike.

Thomas now has four wins this season, shot a 59 at the Sony Open in Hawaii and broke a U.S. Open record with his 9-under 63 at Erin Hills.

His talent was never in doubt, as you’ll see when you watch this spectacular footage of Justin growing up with a club in his hand:

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