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Goshen native Justin Thomas receives first invitation to The Masters

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Goshen native Justin Thomas will cross off another major professional milestone in 2016.

Thomas tweeted a picture Monday of his invitation to The Masters, the most prestigious and famous golf tournament in the world. 

The event held in Augusta, Ga. each April is the most exclusive event for professional golfers, played at one of the most famous courses in the world, Augusta National.

Thomas, who graduated from St. Xavier High School in 2011, won his first professional tournament in November, besting Adam Scott by one shot to win the CIMB Classic in Malaysia.  

Thomas has previously played in the U.S. Open and PGA Championship, but has not played the two other majors of professional golf, The Masters and The Open Championship in Europe. 

Thomas is currently the 37th ranked player in the world.

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