‘Losing Is Nothing New to JT’: Justin Thomas Hilariously Turns Punching Bag for Ryder Cup Teammates Following Latest Setback

Published 09/10/2023, 5:29 PM EDT

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The US Ryder Cup team has taken on an early trip to Italy, but it’s more than a mere sightseeing excursion. Captain Zach Johnson and his 12-member team have landed in Rome to acquaint themselves with the Marco Simone Golf Club, the chosen venue for the upcoming Ryder Cup that kicks off on September 29.

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Their agenda isn’t just familiarization but they are also looking to strategize, considering potential player pairings. This could be pivotal in not only retaining the Cup but also aiming for a win on foreign terrain, something the US hasn’t achieved in thirty years. During this, the PGA Tour Pro Justin Thomas who already has faced criticism after the Ryder Cup selection is now facing a setback off the course in Rome.

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Johnson remarked during a press conference at the PGA Championship in May by stating, “I think that trip right there is going to be crucial. That’s a strong word, but I think just key for a number of reasons,” He Undoubtedly focuses on the dynamics in the locker room, the sense of team spirit, and unity stand out as crucial elements.

It’s not just about the game but about figuring out other activities too. If unpredictable weather comes into play or schedules become overly tight, having prior experience is beneficial. To ensure that the player doesn’t stretch themselves too much before the game. Having played and traveled together the players have a tight-knit bond off the course.

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As sportspersons, their interests span beyond golf, and they often find enjoyment in watching various sporting events. The recent game between Texas and Alabama drew the interest of the golfers. Notably, Brooks Koepka, Max Homa, and Scottie Scheffler were seen reveling in Texas’s triumph. Yet, amid the celebration, Justin Thomas, an Alabama enthusiast, was visibly disheartened.

 

Koepka and Homa shared this sentiment with the wider community, posting images of a somber Justin on social media. Justin’s performance this year has been under par and his missed Fed Ex Cup Playoffs have raised many questions amongst the golf community. Justin joined the Ryder Cup as a captain’s pick which raised criticism and questions for the captain Zach Johnson. This recent post received diverse reactions from the golfing world.

Justin Thomas Faces Critique Over Recent Performances

The wave of comments on this post were predominantly centering on Justin Thomas. Commenters explicitly hinted at Justin’s recent underwhelming performances, suggesting he’s no stranger to losses.

A fan commented targetting Justin and mentioned losing is not new for him hinting at his under-par performance this year.

Another joined in by commenting and targeting Justin

A commenter sarcastically inquired about Keegan

Another commenter humorously calls Justin a locker room guy and another commenter interrogates

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Another commenter emphasized their friendship and the entertaining side of the Ryder Cup

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Having received these varied sentiments and criticizing comments on Justin on this post, what do you think about this? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below! 

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Dimple Nakar

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Dimple Nakar is a budding golf writer at EssentiallySports. The job brings together two of her strongest passions: writing and golf. Dimple’s love for the sport extends far beyond the main players like Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson; she also has immense love for the growth golf is currently seeing through LIV Golf and the merger of the two sides.
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