American golfer Justin Thomas returns to world No. 1

American golfer Justin Thomas returns to world No. 1

The American clinched victory on the WGC FedEx St. Jude Invitational in Tennessee, US, by three strokes to regain the world No. 1 rating for the primary time since June 2018.

He ended John Rahm’s brief reign on the high within the course of, with simply 4 days till the beginning of the PGA Championship.

Thomas dug deep to safe the win in Tennessee, coming from 4 photographs behind to beat the likes of Brooks Koepka, Phil Mickelson, and Brendon Todd.

“It means a lot, especially with how I felt like I did it,” Thomas mentioned.

“In the past, I struggled with coming from behind. I got wrapped up in how far I was behind and how many people.”

He added: “That is the nice part about not having fans, there were no roars or anything I could think about other than me just executing every shot the best that I could.”

This week’s PGA Championship in San Francisco can even be performed behind closed doorways amid the pandemic.

Thomas gained the event again in 2017 and it stays his solely main win up to now.

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