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Who is Mike Thomas? Age and career of Justin Thomas' dad explored

Amber Peake December 19, 2021
PNC Championship - Round One
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As the PNC Championship kicks off this weekend, Justin Thomas and his father Mike Thomas are one of many father and son duos competing, including Tiger Woods playing alongside 12-year-old son Charlie.

While the father-and-son duo compete in the golfing tournament, people are curious to know more about Mike Thomas, including his age. Let’s take a look…

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Who is Mike Thomas?

Mike Thomas will be familiar to golf fans as the father and coach of former world number one Justin Thomas.

While he’s not on tour with his son, Mike is a PGA golfing professional who teaches at Harmony Landing Country Club in Goshen, Kentucky.

Mike and Justin are currently competing as reigning champions in the 2021 PNC Championship, with the pair having won the 2020 edition of the competition.

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How old is he?

Golf coach Mike Thomas is 62 years of age and celebrated his latest birthday in October.

In honour of his birthday, son Justin posted a snap of them together on Instagram as he gushed about how lucky he was to work alongside his dad:

Last year the coach opened up on his age in an interview with PGA Tour as he spoke about supporting his son at tournaments.

He explained: “I’ll be out here as long as Justin wants me. It is tiring. I can’t see me doing this when I’m 75 years old. I mean, I’m 60 now.”

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Who is Mike Thomas’ wife Jani?

Mike Thomas and wife Jani have been married 33 years, having celebrated their anniversary earlier this month.

While Mike is known for coaching son Justin, Jani has also supported his golfing career as she used to drive him to events and tournaments.

She is still apart of his career now as she manages him and is president of his foundation, which helps young golfing stars achieve their potential.

Justin has previously highlighted both his parents support over the years and in 2017 shared a snap of them all together to his 1.2 million followers on Instagram:

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Amber is an entertainment journalist with a love for anything showbiz, celeb or reality TV. After graduating with a degree in Journalism at Brunel University she became a Showbiz Reporter at Express.co.uk. Having written for both HITC and The Focus, Amber is now a staff writer for The Focus covering the latest celeb and entertainment trends.