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‘Can’t Wait to Repay You’ – Justin Thomas Hosts Michael Visacki at Michael Jordan’s Golf Course

Published 10/30/2021, 9:45 AM EDT

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Justin Thomas is one of the most prominent names on the PGA Tour. He already has 14 PGA victories and a major championship win in his short career so far. However, even though he has enjoyed a great start to his professional career, JT has been struggling a bit in the last few months.

Given his talent and hardworking abilities, a strong comeback is always on the cards for Justin. Moreover, along with insane golfing skills, he is also a very kind and genuine soul. The 28-YO has always helped young golfers with their performance feedback and recently gave yet another example of the same.


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Justin Thomas making it count at Michael Jordan’s golf course

Justin Thomas hosted an upcoming prominent golfer, Michael Visacki, and his dad at Michael Jordan owned Grove XXIII. This came as a generous outing for the mini-tour legend. So much that the 27-year-old big man shared a post about it on Instagram and thanked JT for everything. 


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“Thank you, Justin Thomas, for having me and my dad at Grove XXII,” wrote Visacki. He then added, “You truly are one of the most down-to-earth human beings I have ever met in my life. I can’t wait to repay you by battling in the final group of PGA events.” 


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Moreover, JT shared this post on his Instagram story and wrote, “Great day with Michael Visacki and his pops! Wishing him all the best at Korn Ferry Tour Q school next week.” One such shoutout coming from a champion must’ve boosted the morale of Big Mike in big ways.


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Who is Michael Visacki?

Notably, Visacki turned pro in 2014 and since then has been trying to make it to the PGA Tour. After years of pushing himself, he finally earned a spot in May 2021 at the Valspar Championship. Furthermore, he played at the 2021 Charles Schwab Challenge but sadly couldn’t make it to the weekend.

Hence, he had to go back on the mini-tour and play more tournaments to qualify. But all the travel expenses and bills for a guy who might not have much financial backing probably created an issue. And that’s where Justin Thomas came in and handed over a cheque to Michael Visacki. “I wanted to give you something from me. I want to support what you are doing.” Thomas had said


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Since then, JT has always been in contact with Visacki and has helped him a lot with his game. More power to the helper in Justin. 

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Amey Kulkarni

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Amey Kulkarni is a Golf writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in mass media from HR College, Mumbai. Before joining EssentiallySports he used to write articles on Golf and Cricket on his personal blog cricgolf.