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Justin Thomas apologizes for using “unforgivable” anti-gay slander



The incident happened after Thomas missed a partner during the third round of the Sentry Tour of Champions in Hawaii.

“There is no excuse,” Thomas apologized on air immediately after his tour of the Kapalua plantation golf course.

“I’m an adult. I’m an old man. There’s absolutely no reason to say anything like that.

“It’s awful. I’m extremely uncomfortable. I’m not who I am … But unfortunately I did it and I have to come to terms with it and I’m very apologetic.

“I deeply apologize to everyone and everyone I have offended, and I will be better for it,”

; Thomas added.

Justin Thomas of the United States walked the 10th hole during the third round of the Sentry Tournament f Champions at the Kapalua plantation course on Saturday.
Former No. 1 in the world, Thomas is now third in the golf rankings.
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“As he expressed after his round, we agree that Justin’s comment is unacceptable,” the PGA Tour said in a statement, according to AFP, adding that Thomas was likely to be fined for “indecent professional” conduct.

Representatives of the PGA Tour and Thomas did not immediately respond to CNN Sport’s request for comment.

Entering the final round on Sunday, Thomas is tied for fifth place, four shots behind co-stars Harris English and Ryan Palmer.


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