Sports writing, Oct. 20.- The American Justin Thomas, 26, won the title in the CJ Cup, PGA circuit, achieving the eleventh title of his medal winners and the second in the island of Jeju (South Korea) in three participations
Thomas arrived matched to the last round with New Zealander Danny Lee, but in the decisive 18 holes he left no margin to his rival with 67 strokes, 7 birdies and 2 bogeys, displaying some nerves of steel at key moments.
Lee tried to put up with the guy, but his 69 strokes, 5 birdies and 2 bogeys couldn’t compete with Thomas.
In the third position there was a triple tie between the Japanese Hideki Matsuyama, the American Gay Woodland and the Australian Cameron Smith, with -15 strokes to 5 of the winner.
The Spanish participation was far from the positions of honor and the best was Rafa Cabrera in 26 with 280 strokes, while Sergio Garcia was 60 with 288 strokes.
The best Latin American was the Chilean Joaquín Niemann, twelfth.