Justin Thomas wants a mule.
The PGA Tour star called himself a homophobic slander on Saturday during the third round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Kapalua, Hawaii.
Thomas voiced displeasure at the fourth hole after missing a 4-foot face value, and he was caught on a Golf Channel microphone.
The 27-year-old Thomas, who won the PGA Championship and 13 PGA Tour races, apologized when he discovered that his scam had been caught on television after his round.
“There is simply no excuse. I’m an adult, I’m a grown man, “Thomas told the Golf Channel after his round. “There is absolutely no reason to say anything like that. It̵
Thomas vowed to learn from the incident.
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“It simply came to our notice then. I am speechless. “It’s bad,” Thomas said. “There is no other way to say it. I need to do better. I have to be better. This is definitely a learning experience. I deeply apologize to everyone and everyone I have offended, and I will be better for it. “
Thomas is 17-under and tied for fifth, four shots behind third-round co-leaders Ryan Palmer and Harris English.