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Justin Thomas explains his LIV Golf fatigue with hilarious wedding story

Justin Thomas explains his LIV Golf fatigue with hilarious wedding story

Justin Thomas tackled the media in advance of the FedEx St. Jude Championship.

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The introduction of LIV Golfing has been the major tale in golf for the previous several months, and specifically lately, as lawsuits have been submitted, responses have been recorded and even an preliminary ruling in favor of the PGA Tour has been designed — all in the span of a pair of months.

It’s a whole lot to consider in, not just for golf lovers but also for the gamers on their own, who are requested about the drama at seemingly each and every prospect.

Justin Thomas has been a vocal PGA Tour supporter given that the starting, but in his pre-match press conference at this week’s FedEx Cup Playoffs kickoff event, the FedEx St. Jude Championship, he expressed his rising tiredness with the topic.

“It’s sadly just taking up the golfing world a minor little bit and using away from great storylines,” he reported. “I think I noticed Scottie [Scheffler] arrived in and did his job interview yesterday and I’m confident he obtained questioned about what was going on, and he’s experienced just one of the best seasons of all time. I indicate, the most income that’s at any time been gained and successful the FedExCup by a mile and I’m guaranteed there weren’t as many questions about that as there need to have been. It is minimal things like that to exactly where it normally takes away from the massive picture of what is likely on on the PGA Tour.”

Thomas then recounted one more comical story to illustrate just how complicated it is for him to stay away from LIV chatter.

“You can not stay away from it,” he mentioned. “A funny story, just a couple weeks ago I experienced some really near friends get married and I was at the wedding and at the reception. I was on the way to the lavatory and received stopped by somebody, begin conversing to me, declaring he was a supporter, it was excellent, and bam, next issue you know starts off asking me thoughts about that and my detour, as a substitute of heading to the restroom, went straight to the bar to get a consume, since like I am not in the temper for this correct now.

“It’s just minimal things like that where by you just would favor not speak about it,” he reported.

Thomas, winner of the 2017 FedEx Cup, continues to be a single of the favorites to earn this 12 months. He’s rated eighth in the standings, about 1,800 factors driving chief Scottie Scheffler.

The FedEx Cup St. Jude Championship starts Thursday. Thomas goes off at 9:10 a.m. with Tony Finau and Cameron Young.

Jessica Marksbury


As a 4-12 months member of Columbia’s inaugural course of woman varsity golfers, Jessica can out-birdie all people on the masthead. She can out-hustle them in the business, far too, the place she’s generally dependable for developing both equally print and on line features, and overseeing significant particular projects, these types of as GOLF’s inaugural Model Is­sue, which debuted in February 2018. Her origi­nal interview series, “A Spherical With,” debuted in November of 2015, and appeared in equally in the journal and in online video kind on Golf.com.