Thomas nonetheless undefeated when grouped with Tiger
NASSAU, Bahamas – Tiger Woods might have 14 extra main championships than Justin Thomas, however Woods additionally has by no means crushed Thomas when the 2 have performed in the identical group.
Coming into Friday’s third spherical of the Hero World Problem, the place Woods and Thomas had been paired collectively for the 13th time of their careers, Thomas was 10-0-2 towards his counterpart with a 68.75 scoring common.
That document went to 10-0-Three and the typical to 68.62 after Thomas equaled Woods’ 5-under 67.
“It’s all the time snug enjoying with individuals you understand,” Thomas stated. “It’s not a coincidence that, you understand, it is with him. I imply, I am certain I’ve an excellent scoring common with Jordan [Spieth] or with Rick [Fowler] or different guys, too.”
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However then Thomas inserted a slight jab: “However be certain you inform him that, although.”
Woods, who together with Thomas is 11 beneath and two photographs off the lead, didn’t play alongside, however he did laud Thomas’ efficiency on Friday.
“You see all of the expertise that he has,” Woods stated. “He drives it lengthy, drives it straight. I believe he is had among the finest years he is ever had together with his iron recreation this yr. And have a look at that brief recreation. Simply go round and have a look at the photographs he hit at this time. Each shot from across the greens was, what, inside 2 toes? That is not simple to do, particularly on Bermuda. These lies are fairly dicey, so the child’s bought an excellent contact.”
And an excellent document towards Woods, whom Thomas will once more play alongside in Saturday’s remaining spherical at Albany.