Honda Classic

Thomas feeling taller and at home at Honda Classic

Justin Thomas is walking a little taller this year at the Honda Classic.

He is No. 8 in the world, the second-highest ranked player at PGA National behind defending champion Adam Scott at No. 7. Thomas also has three victories, the most of anyone on the PGA Tour this season, and he set the tour's 72-hole scoring record at the Sony Open that includes a 59.

Walking tall is all about confidence.

What he'd really like is to walk with a swagger. That's what he sees in Dustin Johnson, the world No. 1, and four-time major champion Rory McIlroy.

"You look at people like DJ and Rory, I think it's so cool watching them go walk around the golf course because they...