Justin Dethrones Dustin At The Players Championship
Justin Thomas takes giant leap by dethroning Dustin Johnson to be world No 1 at the Players Championship
- Thomas fired a final-round 66 at Sawgrass to complete a fabulous 18 months
- The 25-year-old American became fourth-youngest player to hold the top spot
- Tiger Woods was two poor swings away from finishing runner-up at Sawgrass
Gary Player predicted a few years ago that the age of the little man in golf would be all but over by now, as the game moved to a more athletic phase favouring behemoth jocks such as Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka.
Yet on Sunday at Sawgrass, we discovered that a David equivalent could still throw his pebble in time-honoured fashion and take down Goliath, just as the South African once did.
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