Justin Thomas odds to win the Masters and gain his second Major

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Even Alabama Crimson Tide fans uninterested in the game of golf, need to know about Justin Thomas. Thomas is a former Crimson Tide golfer, an avid Alabama fan and good buddies with Nick Saban.

Thomas came to Tuscaloosa from Louisville, KY where he grew up in a family of golf, club professionals. He was a key member of the 2012 and 2013 Alabama golf teams that won a National Championship in 2013 and almost won the year before in 2012. As the 2012 national runner-up, Thomas and the Tide had a close loss to a Texas team, led by Thomas’ friend, Jordan Spieth. Spieth and Thomas developed a young friendship competing in Junior tournaments. Despite the 2012 National Championship going to Texas and Jordan Spieth, Thomas won the Haskins Award as college golf’s most outstanding player.

Thomas turned professional in 2013 and joined the Korn Ferry Tour in 2014 (then the Web.com Tour) and moved up to the PGA Tour in 2015. He has 14 PGA Tour wins, including one Major; the PGA Championship won in the 2017 season. In 2018, Justin was ranked the No. 1 player in the world, for a five-week span.

Some of his 13 other PGA Tour victories include the Sony Open in Hawaii, the Honda Classic, the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational, the Sentry Tournament of Champions, the BMW Championship, and The Players Championship in 2021.

Justin was also the FedEx Cup Champion in 2017 and he has participated in two Ryder Cup competitions. In the 2021 Ryder Cup victory, Thomas was a U.S. team leader posting an individual record of 2-1-1.

For all his success, Thomas has yet to add a second Major win. Since winning the PGA in 2017, he has been regularly mentioned as a favorite in almost every Major. Going into this week’s Masters, Thomas is a favorite again. According to WynnBET, the odds for Justin are +1300, slightly behind the overall favorite, Jon Rahm at +1200.

This will be his eighth appearance at Augusta National. He has never failed to make the cut. In the 2021 Masters, he finished fourth, shooting rounds of 66, 69, 71 and 70.

See Justin’s complete professional record here.

Time for Justin Thomas to win another Major

It is time for Justin Thomas to win another Major. Some golf pundits would say it is past time. Going back to the first ‘The Open’ (no longer referred to as the British Open) in 1860, the four Majors have been played 458 times. Only 83 golfers have won multiple Majors. In many cases, winning a second Major cemented the careers of players who never joined the group of 46 golfers who have won three or more Majors.

Note: Major Tournament records from golfmajorchampionships.com

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Justin Thomas has another 20-plus years of competing at the game’s highest level, but winning this week in Augusta would make him one of the all-time, greatest golfers in the world