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Justin Thomas wins 2018 Bridgestone Invitational

Posted August. 07, 2018 07:41,   

Updated August. 07, 2018 07:41


Competition for rankings is getting fiercer in the PGA Tour this season with Justin Thomas, 25, making the competition even more exciting.

Thomas ascended to the top spot on the money list after winning the World Golf Championships (WGC)-Bridgestone Invitational on Monday, finishing at 15 under. By claiming his third PGA tour title this season, Thomas overtook Dustin Johnson to be ranked first on the money list with 7.55 million dollars. The prize money of Dustin Johnson, who fell behind by five shots to finish third at the WGC-Bridgestone, adds up to 7.22 million dollars.

Thomas, who surpassed Justin Rose of England to be ranked second on the Official World Golf Rankings, is following close behind Dustin Johnson (2,683 points) in the FedEx rankings with 2,536 points. Meanwhile, Johnson has the lowest scoring average of 68.601 followed by Rose with 69.081 and Thomas with 69.217.

Hong-Gu Kang windup@donga.com