Thomas prevails in playoff to win CJ Cup in Korea


  • Golf Premium
  • Sunday, 22 Oct 2017

Oct 1, 2017; Jersey City, NJ, USA; Justin Thomas tees off on the first hole during the final round singles matches of The President's Cup golf tournament at Liberty National Golf Course. Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo

SEOUL (Reuters) - American Justin Thomas birdied the second extra hole of a playoff against Marc Leishman to win the PGA Tour's $9.25 million(£7.01 million) CJ Cup at the Nine Bridges Golf Club on Jeju island on Sunday.

Both players finished on nine-under-par 279 for the four rounds of the Tour's first regular season event in South Korea, a shot better than Cameron Smith in third, with home hope Kim Whee in fourth spot, two strokes further back on six-under.

Article type: metered
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights
   

Next In Golf

Golf-Rahm expects to resume low-scoring ways at La Quinta Premium
Bernhard Langer named Champions Tour Player of the Year Premium
Way to go, Shah! Premium
Shah blown off course, still within reach of top 10 target Premium
With new glasses, Haotong sets sights on title Premium
Jeneath starts new year with victory at prestigious event Premium
Nice start for Malaysia’s top-two Premium
Have fun chipping the ball Premium
Timely boost for women’s game Premium
New RMX driver and irons are here Premium

Others Also Read


Vouchers