Every Thursday at a course in the Sacramento area, a group of golfers, most older than 80, play a round. The group is made up of Americans of Japanese and Chinese descent, continuing a long tradition of Asian American golf clubs.
Winning a PGA Tour event for the second straight year, especially the manner in which Justin Thomas rallied in Malaysia, made it easy to assume that a player of his polish and power could be on the verge of breaking through to the next level.
Justin Thomas completed a fairytale return to the CIMB Classic with a successful title defense after eight birdies in the final round Sunday earned him a three-shot victory over closest rival Hideki Matsuyama.
With the help of the newly invigorated Four Robin Hoods charity group of Sacramento and the Sierra Health Foundation, Jim Rounsavell has obtained a $24,000 ParaGolfer cart that will enable local disabled veterans unable to walk or stand to play the game on their own from tee to flag.
Defending champion Justin Thomas shot a 6-under 66 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead halfway through the CIMB Classic, staying within striking distance of his own tournament record at TPC Kuala Lumpur.