Justin Thomas is the defending champion this week at the CJ Cup, and judging by the way he batted away this incorrect question during his pre-tournament press conference, he’s ready to leave the rest of the field in the dust once again this year.
Speaking ahead of Thursday’s first round, where Thomas opened with a one-over 73, JT was asked about his struggles during the first round last year because of the “wind.”
“Actually, I shot 63 the first day last year,” came JT’s response.
Don’t worry, it happens to the best of us.
Here’s the video:
And, just in case you wanted it, here are the extended highlights from Justin Thomas’ first round last year, where he did not struggle en-route to his first-round 63.