Sophomore, Coral Shores High School
Coral Shores golfer Gabby Thomas has played in six matches this season, winning five of them. Her game improves weekly, and she often outscores the gentlemen as well as the ladies. Recently, she shot a 45 at Florida Keys Country Club as she edged closer to a 40, her goal this season. Gabby does not settle for being a great athlete. She is constantly working harder to improve. “Gabby is a very teachable player; she takes what she is told and practices it until she has perfected it,” said Coral Shores golf coach Danielle Thomas. “She always tries to better herself by practicing and watching videos of other golfers.”
Thomas does not hesitate to share her knowledge and skills. She is both a leader and teacher for her team and those she plays against, offering helpful advice to her competitors on swings, stances and any other aspect of the game. Most admirably, Gabby is a role model to others, exhibiting sportsmanship on and off the course. For her high level of play, leadership role and constant positive interactions with those around her, even during competition, Gabby Thomas is the Keys Weekly Athlete of the Week.