Justin Thomas tops Jordan Spieth for $10 million bonus

Alex Myers discusses an impressive campaign by golf's fun-loving foursome, led by Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth.

Released on 9/25/2017

Transcript

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So the 2016/2017 PGA Tour season is in the books.
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And one foursome dominated golf's landscape;
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the spring break crew.
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That's right,
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those yacht-jumping,
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shirtless golfing 20-somethings
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like to cut loose on vacay,
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but they're all business at their day jobs.
00:16
Justin Thomas won five times
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including a first major
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at the PGA Championship.
00:20
He also captured the FedEx Cup
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and that 10 million dollar bonus
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by edging fellow spring breaker Jordan Spieth,
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who won three times,
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including a third career major.
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Hey, did you know that Justin and Jordan
00:32
have been good friends since they were kids?
00:34
Little known fact.
00:36
Anyway, their Baker's Bay buddy Rickie Fowler
00:39
only won once at the Honda Classic
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but statistically this was the best year
00:43
of his career
00:43
and Rick found a chick.
00:46
Hey, his words.
00:49
Then there was Smylie Kaufman
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who didn't win any golf tournaments in 2017,
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but he did win the heart of a lovely lady
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to become the first of those good friends
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to get engaged.
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Congrats, Smylie, but this could put a damper
01:02
on future bro-cations.
01:04
Back to Justin Thomas,
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after claiming the FedEx cup,
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he shared the goals he typed up
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on his phone at the beginning of the season.
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And JT basically achieved every one of them.
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Those are a lot different
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than the goals I have on my phone.
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Let's take a look, shall we?
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Suck less at golf.
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Not really.
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Make a hole-in-one.
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Ha! In my dreams.
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Watch more golf on TV.
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Nailed that one.
01:35
Thomas is just the fourth with five wins
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and a major in a season before turning 25,
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joining Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods
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and, you guessed it, Jordan Spieth.
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You know they're friends, right?
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And now they're both FedEx Cup champs
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with money to burn.
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SB2K18 is going to be epic.
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