Warren Thomis opened play in the 2021 Boys Junior PGA Championship with three very solid rounds.
However, he saved his best performance for the final day of the prestigious event.
The Madison Central standout shot a -2, 69, on Thursday at Kearny Hill Golf Links in Lexington. He finished with a total score of +3, 287, and tied for 51st in a field which included the best junior golfers in the country.
Thomis moved up 12 spots in the final round.
On Thursday, he had birdies on No. 1, 6 and No. 18, while posting just one bogey -- No. 13.
Thomis had two birdies in each of the first three rounds.
The Richmond native posted rounds of 72, 73, 73 and 69.
Madison Central's Cooper Eberle qualified for the tournament. He shot rounds of 76 and 73, but did not make the cut.
Caleb Surratt of Indian Trail, N.C., took the title with a total score of -16, 268. He posted a -9, 62, on Wednesday to ascend to the top of the leaderboard.
Ben James, Nick Dunlap, Eric Lee and Bryan Lee also shot a 271 to finish tied for second.