Kevin Kisner pays up on CFP National Championship bet with Justin Thomas

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Since Georgia lost the National Championship game on Monday, Kevin Kisner had to wear an Alabama jersey on the 17th hole at the Sony Open on Thursday.
By T.J. Auclair
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Published: Friday, January 12, 2018 | 10:04 a.m.
In one of the greatest National Championship games you'll ever see, Alabama defeated Georgia 26-23 in overtime on Monday night. 
There are loads of players on the PGA Tour who proudly attended those schools and take their college football almost as serious as a putt to win a tournament.
Two of those players are Alabama product/2017 PGA Champion Justin Thomas and Georgia's Kevin Kisner.
The two put a friendly wager on the game. 
Here, we'll let them explain:
Since Georgia lost, after being in control most of the game, Kisner was forced to pay up on Thursday, where -- as luck of the draw would have it (yeah, right) -- he was paired with Thomas.
I wonder if there was any needling for the 16 holes leading up to the par-3 17th when Kisner finally had to slip into that 'Bama jersey.
Here's Kisner being a good sport in the Crimson Tide jersey.
Thomas (67) also got the better of Kisner (68) in Round 1.

UPDATE: Kisner has tweeted that he and Thomas both signed the jersey. He'll be auctioning it off with all proceeds going to the Kisner Foundation. Cool move.


T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.