British Open Style
July 20, 2017

British Open: Justin Thomas is wearing a tie and a cardigan and social media has opinions

When we saw Polo Golf's sketch of Justin Thomas' Thursday outfit, we loved its throwback vibe and unique contrast to today's modern golf apparel. When Thomas walked up to the first tee, however, we saw a slightly more relaxed, more athletic spin on the clean, classic outfit that appeared in that sketch.

146th Open Championship - First Round

146th Open Championship - First Round

SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND - JULY 20: Justin Thomas of the United States lines up a putt on the 6th green during the first round of the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale on July 20, 2017 in Southport, England. (Photo by David Cannon/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Photo by: David Cannon/R&A

David Cannon/R&A

Unfastening the top button of the shirt and loosening the tie? Fastening all the buttons of the cardigan, including the bottom one? Pairing a baseball cap with a button-down shirt and a tie? All of these variables go against convention. Judging by the social media reaction, some people still love the look. Others are scratching their heads.


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