Player of the Week: Justin Thomas

Monday, June 22, 2009

Thomas, of Goshen, Ky., shot 12-under 198 (69-65-64) at Bellefonte Country Club to win the Natural Resource Planters Bluegrass Junior by five.

Thomas, 16, fired a 29 on the back nine of his final-round 64, beginning with an eagle on the par-5 18th. He also won last week's FootJoy Invitational by two to earn an exemption to the PGA Tour's Wyndham Championship in August, and is now ranked 35th in the Golfweek/Titleist Junior Rankings.