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Monday 25th September 2017

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FOLLOW US 25.9.2017 | SUBSCRIBE HERE OFFICIAL MEDIA PARTNERS: NORTHERN IREL AND OPEN JUSTIN THOMAS ED'S LETTER Justin Thomas – The Epitome of the Modern Day Player winging out of his shoes and holing putts with no fear, in many ways Justin Thomas is the epitome of the modern day player. Another product of a generation that grew up watching Tiger Woods, the 24-year-old produced a year that the 14-time Major winner would be proud of – 5 wins, a Major, the $10m FedEx Cup jackpot. There is no holding back when Thomas swings, and his shots with the longer clubs have an incredible launch and carry that leave even some of the longer hitters on the PGA Tour behind. This was the case at the US Open this year, when he eagled the 680-yard par 5 18th hole with a 3-wood carrying over 300 yards en route to a record-equalling 63 at his national Open. Not just a bomber, Thomas is as smooth as you like with the flat-stick and you cannot shoot the low scores he has this year – which included a 59 at the Sony Open – without being able to hole lots of putts. Thomas' iron game has also been impressive under pressure, making a key birdie at the par 3 17th after a tremendous shot over water at the PGA Championship. On Sunday, he went straight for the flag again at the difficult par 3 15th, and while S

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