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Justin Thomas acquired the higher of Will Zalatoris as the 2 performed one another in an exciting playoff round at the PGA Championship on Sunday.
Within the three-round playoff format, Thomas completed with two birdies and a par for his second PGA Championship victory.
Thomas and Zalatoris both stayed within range of the chief Mito Pereira all day and capitalized when Pereira had a tricky go on the 18th gap. Pereira did not maintain the lead and missed out on an opportunity to win the event within the playoff.
Thomas and Zalatoris began the primary playoff gap with birdies. On the second gap, Thomas went up one stroke with a birdie on the second playoff gap. Zalatoris saved par.
On the ultimate gap, Thomas and Zalatoris saved par.
Thomas was trailing by seven strokes going into the ultimate spherical of the PGA Championship.
Zalatoris had completed within the prime 10 4 occasions, together with within the 2021 PGA Championship, coming into this weekend’s occasion. He completed within the prime 10 twice on the Masters and as soon as on the U.S. Open. He provides one other prime 10 end underneath his belt to his younger and budding profession.
Pereira began the 18th gap with a one-shot lead. Nonetheless, his tee shot right into a water hazard. He didn’t get above waste excessive on his awkward-looking shot.
On his fourth shot within the tough, Pereira hit throughout the inexperienced and it didn’t keep on. He completed with a six on the ultimate gap and performed his approach out of the playoff.
The third and fourth rounds of the PGA Championship had been with out a number of the greatest golfers on the planet. Scottie Scheffler and Dustin Johnson each missed the lower. Tiger Woods would withdraw from the event after a poor third spherical.
Thomas received the 2017 PGA Championship at Quail Hole Membership in Charlotte. It was his first main victory in his profession. He outlasted Francesco Molinari, Louis Oosthuizen and Patrick Reed at that occasion.
Sunday’s win is Thomas’ second main victory. HE final received a PGA Tour occasion in March 2021 at The Gamers Championship.