Justin Thomas made it very clear that Justin Thomas has his vote for PGA Tour Player of the Year
The PGA Tour Player of the Year Award race is particularly muddled this season thanks to a global pandemic and a plethora of big names putting forth big seasons. But Justin Thomas sounds like he can count on receiving at least one vote. From Justin Thomas.
At his Thursday pre-Tour Championship press conference, JT was asked who right now would get his POY vote. And he made his thoughts pretty clear with a one-word answer: "Me."
Check out the funny exchange between Thomas and Golf Digest's Brian Wacker:
Perfect, indeed, Brian. Justin didn't even bat an eye there!
Ah, democracy. Sweet, sweet democracy. You can vote for whomever you want— inclduing yourself!
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But obviously, Thomas has a strong case as the only three-time winner on the PGA Tour this season. Again, though, there's one tournament left in this funky season, and it's a big one this week at East Lake with the winner claiming the FedEx Cup and a $15 MILLION prize.
And as we saw last year with Rory McIlroy being voted POY over Brooks Koepka by his peers, winning the Tour Championship goes a long way. Thomas will start this year's tournament three shots behind FedEx Cup leader Dustin Johnson. But given DJ's track record of voting on the award—or, rather, not voting—it seems JT has a leg up there.