Justin Thomas admitted he missed Tiger Woods’ presence at the Masters as he looks set to win his first green jacket.
Woods is not at the Masters this week due to the serious injuries he suffered in a car accident in February. He had been hoping to potentially play through a back injury, but the wreck gave every chance he played this year very slim.
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Thomas opened up that Woods was not at Augusta National.
“Playing the practice rounds with him for sure,” Thomas said of what he missed most about Woods being there, via Reuters. “I went and saw him a couple of times last week and tried to go over a couple of times during the week when I was home and see him.
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“We texted Friday morning and he said it kind of started coming in. He̵
Thomas said he was still offered to help Woods, whether it was watching his kids or just going on a fast food run.
Thomas is hoping for a win at the Masters this time. He finished in fourth place in the tournament last year. The event was held in November due to the coronavirus pandemic that messed with the schedule.
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Dustin Johnson is the reigning Masters champion.