Justin Thomas
Justin Thomas
26-Year-Old Golfer
2018–19 Fantasy Outlook
Although he finished seventh on the FedEx points list, Thomas was the leading money earner in 2017-18. Prior to the FedEx Cup, that held a lot more prestige, but considering the FedEx bonus is more than anyone earned on the course last season, it obviously has lost some luster. It is an important number for salary cap leagues, however, as Thomas enters this season with the highest price tag. Thomas won three times last season and five times the season prior. He's in the conversation of best golfer alive, and there's no reason to think he falls out of that conversation this season. As mentioned, though, the price tag is too high for salary cap purposes this season. In draft leagues he could go as high as No. 1, but shouldn't fall below third or fourth overall. Read Past Outlooks
Gets 10th career PGA Tour win
August 18, 2019
Thomas was victorious at the BMW Championship by three shots after shooting a 25-under-par total.
It was simply just Thomas' week in Chicago. He took a commanding six shot lead into the final round after an 11-under-par 61 on Saturday. That miraculous round included five straight birdies, an eagle, a chip-in, and a hole-out on the par-4 16th. Thomas seemed to be fighting it on Sunday, but his short game and putter carried him through. Thomas has been striking the ball great all season, but the putter has been ice cold. One hot week with the flatstick and Thomas looks just like his old self. He now will take a two shot lead over the rest of the field when they tee it up next week at the TOUR Championship. The now 10-time PGA Tour winner will look to join Tiger Woods as the only two-time FedExCup Champions.
Read More News
Golf Stats
Loading Golf Stats...
Tournament Results
Loading Tournament Log...
Advanced Stats
Loading Advanced Stats...
Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Justin Thomas
Tour Championship Preview: Doubting Thomas
Greg Vara analyzes the Tour Championship where Justin Thomas is not necessarily the slam dunk some expect despite starting with a two-stroke lead.
DraftKings PGA: Tour Championship
It's been a season full of trophies for Brooks Koepka, and Len Hochberg likes his chances to snag one more. Find out who else makes the cut in the final DraftKings contests of the 2018-19 campaign.
BMW Championship Recap: Thomas Ends Year-Plus Winless Streak
2 days ago
Len Hochberg discusses Justin Thomas’ three-stroke victory over Patrick Cantlay and dives into the new scoring system of the Tour Championship.
PrizePicks Golf: BMW Championship
7 days ago
Jeff Edgerton expects another strong Round 1 showing from Jon Rahm. See which other golfers Jeff is targeting for PrizePicks Thursday slate.
FanDuel PGA: BMW Championship
7 days ago
Justin Thomas has been dialed in of late, and he's a good bet to answer the call this week in contests on FanDuel.
Past Fantasy Outlooks
There are several words that come to mind when thinking about Thomas' 2016-17 season. Awesome, incredible, impressive and don't forget surprising. Thomas has had the "potential" label for a few years now, but unlike most of his buddies, Thomas had yet to reach his potential. That began to change early in the 2016-17 season as he posted three wins before the month of February. As expected after that third win, the golf world went nuts and Thomas was inserted as the Masters favorite, the FedExCup favorite and a lock for the Hall of Fame. A funny thing happened after that third win though, Thomas' game left him for several months. He obviously found his game before the end of the season and that's why it was so impressive. It would have been easy to get complacent after three wins to start the season, but he battled through a slump that saw him miss three consecutive cuts at one point, to end the season on top of the golf world. With all of that said, there is simply too much talent on the PGA Tour for any one golfer to do what Thomas did last season, in two consecutive seasons.
Thomas' ascension to the top of the PGA Tour ranks has come fast and furious. As a rookie in 2015, Thomas was unable to find a victory or even a top-3 for that matter, but he was able to parlay seven top-10s in to over $2.2 million in earnings. Last season, Thomas won his second start and never looked back. When it was all done, Thomas added three more top-3s on his way to over $4 million in earnings. Thomas appears to be getting better and even though he set the bar pretty high last season, he should be able to improve upon his number this year. In draft leagues, Thomas should go in the 2nd-round.
Thomas has an opportunity to be an absolute stud on the PGA Tour. A part of an Alabama team that won a National Championship, Thomas won the third Web.com Tour Finals event, the Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship, in a playoff for his first win of the year. Coupled with a second, third, fourth, and a fifth, it was an extremely solid year for Thomas, who finished fifth in total season money, will start the 2014-2015 PGA Tour season second on the Reshuffle List, and is in prime position to make a fall charge. Averaging 311.5 yards off the tee and ending the year third in scoring average, fantasy players will want to draft and start this guy early and often: he’s got the making of an absolute young gun.
More Fantasy News
Continues strong iron play
August 11, 2019
Thomas finished in a share of 12th place after shooting a three-under 68 in the final round of the Northern Trust.
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.
Top-15 at TPC Southwind
July 30, 2019
Thomas shot a disappointing round of one-over 71 on Sunday at the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational, forcing him to settle into a tie for 12th place.
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.
Fades after hot start on Sunday
July 21, 2019
Thomas grabbed a share of 11th place at the Open Championship after shooting a one-over 72 in the final round.
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.
T9 finish at Scottish Open
July 15, 2019
Thomas scored a share of ninth place at the Scottish Open after shooting a six-under 65 on Sunday.
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.
Lousy putter at the Travelers
June 23, 2019
Thomas closed with an even-par 70 on Sunday at the Travelers Championship to finish four-under and tied for 36th.
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.