Did we take Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas for granted?
It feels that way since both have gone missing (in a sense) for a time and they now seem to be getting back where they belong.
Spieth has been the victim of a balky golf game – first it was his putting then it became his perpetual hide-and-seek habit with hitting fairways – while Thomas has been out since the Masters while waiting for a bone bruise in his wrist to heal.
Thomas is scheduled to return this week at the Memorial Tournament, having skipped the PGA Championship two weeks ago while making sure his bothersome wrist is ready to go.
Meanwhile Spieth, who will also play Memorial, is coming off consecutive top-10 finishes at the PGA Championship and the Charles Schwab Challenge, the first time he’s done that since the Houston Open and Masters in 2018 and his first top-10s since the Open Championship last July. It’s been a long 12 months for the guy Thomas playfully calls the golden child.
In Thomas’ case, the wrist issue was serious enough that he met with a ...
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