Justin Thomas has won his second PGA Championship on Sunday, after forcing a playoff with Will Zalatoris and beating him with two birdies and a par in their three-hole aggregate at Southern Hills.
Thomas began the tournament with back-to-back 67s; he shot 74 on Saturday to go backward, but he made a back-nine charge on Sunday and birdied the 17th. He closed with a 67 and finished at 5-under 275 over 72 holes. Zalatoris, who began the day three back of Mito Pereira, finished a round of 71 to match Thomas.
The win is Thomas’ 15th in seven years on Tour and the 29-year-old’s first since the 2021 Players Championship. With this win, Thomas adds a second Wanamaker Trophy to the one he earned in 2017 at Quail Hollow in the first playoff at the PGA Championship since 2011. Thomas earned an event-record $2.7 million for the victory.
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