Justin Thomas has been voted PGA Tour player of the year for his remarkable season of five victories, his first major championship and the FedEx Cup title.
Thomas all but locked up the award when he closed with a 66 at East Lake and was runner-up at the Tour Championship to capture the FedEx Cup. His five victories included the PGA Championship and a FedEx Cup playoff event, and he set the tour’s 72-hole scoring record at the Sony Open.READ MORE: US Supreme Court To Consider Controversial Texas Abortion Law
The tour does not disclose the vote totals. Also on the ballot were Jordan Spieth, Dustin Johnson and Hideki Matsuyama.READ MORE: Texas Mother And Son Arrested In Wyoming For Murder In Oklahoma
Xander Schauffele, whose two victories this season included the Tour Championship, was voted PGA Tour rookie of the year.MORE NEWS: Southlake Ranks 20th 'Best Small City In America'; Keller & Flower Mound Most Affordable
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