Alabama Pro Athlete of the Week – Justin Thomas (Mar 15)

Your Alabama Pro Athlete of the Week is Justin Thomas. Thomas picked up his first Players Championship and 14th career PGA title by making up 7 strokes on the field on the final two days. Thomas set Players Championship marks for best performance on par 5s, most strokes gained tee-to-green, and largest comeback on final 36 holes.

Photo credit: CBSSports.com

Runner-up this week is Alexa Guarachi. Guarachi won the Dubai Duty Free Championships doubles title for her 4th WTA title, and first in a WTA1000 event. She jumps to 15th in the WTA doubles rankings, which is a new career high.

Photo Credit: WTA Tennis

Others of note:

Jonathan Hardee finished T-4th at the Mackenzie Tour qualifier in Dothan and qualified for the tour.

Haylie McCleney went 7-for-14 with 2 home runs, 2 triples, 3 singles, 3 walks, and 5 RBI in 5 exhibition games for Team USA.

Tony Mitchell had games of 28 points, 9 rebounds and 15 points, 10 rebounds for Peñarol (Argentina).

Bola Olaniyan had a 24 point, 8 rebound game for Algeciras (Spain).

Kira Lewis had games of 13 points, 4 assists and 11 points, 4 assists for New Orleans.

Braxton Key had a 21 point, 7 rebound game in 18 minutes for Delaware in the G League playoffs.

Justin Knox had games of 13 points, 14 rebounds and 18 points, 7 rebounds for Wonju (South Korea).

Retin Obasohan had a 19 point game for Nymburk (Czech Republic).

Ricky Tarrant had games of 25 points and 17 points for Ramat Gan (Israel).

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