After Twitter Rant, USGA Will Meet with Justin Thomas To Discuss Rules

Justin Thomas Holes Out WGC-Mexico
Justin Thomas acknowledges the crowd after holing out on the 18th hole during the final round of the WGC-Mexico Championship at Club de Golf Chapultepec on March 4, 2018 in Mexico City. Photo by Ryan Young/Getty Images via PGA TOUR

The USGA will meet with Justin Thomas this week after the world No. 3 criticized the organization on Twitter over some of the game’s latest rules changes.

Thomas ripped the USGA on Saturday, during The Honda Classic, and reportedly will continue the debate offline.

John Bodenhamer, the USGA’s director of championships, told Golf Channel that he will meet with Thomas, and make a better effort to explain some of the more controversial new rules.

Three rules-related controversies swelled up at PGA National, including Thomas not able to replace a bent club; Adam Schenk penalized for his caddie lining up in the wrong place; and Alex Cejka was DQ’d for using an oversized greens-reading book.

Justin Thomas Tweets on Rules


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