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Justin Thomas slams PGA Championship after fuming golf fans blast ‘outrageous’ cost of alcohol

FORMER golf No1 Justin Thomas has blasted the alcohol prices at the PGA Championships, saying fans have to be “treated better”.

Oklahoma’s Southern Hills Country Club is the venue for this year’s tournament, but staying hydrated at the course is not cheap.

A fan posted a picture to Twitter of the price-list for drinks at the PGA Championships

Justin Thomas blasted the price of beer at the event

One fan posted a picture to Twitter of the prices spectators were being charged for drinks.

A can of Michelob Ultra lager costs a whopping $18 – equivalent to around £14.50.

Meanwhile fans have been forced to fork out $19 (£15.35) for a Stella Artois and $13 (£10.50) for a glass of wine.

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And Thomas was left as unimpressed by the prices as spectators were.

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The 29-year-old fumed on Twitter: “$18(!!!!!!) for a beer… uhhhh what. Gotta treat the fans better than that!”

Cocktails are priced at as much as $19 (£15.20).

Even water is far from cheap, setting fans back a whopping $6 (£4.80) per bottle.

Fans were quick to vent their fury at the “outrageous” price-list.

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One wrote: “That is just wrong…shame on you PGA.”

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Another added: “This is outrageous and I hope fans don’t attend because of this price gauging, sporting events are no longer affordable for an average family and this will only get worse if fans don’t take a stand.”

Meanwhile a third said: “Absolute robbery.”

This year’s Masters runner-up Rory McIlroy set the early pace on day one of the PGA Championships.

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