Thomas Detry
Thomas Detry in action at Valhalla Golf Club Image Credit: AP

Dubai resident Thomas Detry will make his Masters Tournament debut next season after the Belgian finished in a share of fourth at the PGA Championship – his best ever Major result.

The 31-year-old, who has lived in Dubai since 2021, carded a closing five under par 66 at Valhalla Golf Club, which included a birdie on the 72nd hole, to ensure he finished inside the top four.

That finish banks him an invitation into next year’s Masters Tournament, where he will make his debut at Augusta National, with the top four players and ties receiving an exemption into the first Major Championship of the season.

The impressive outing in Kentucky also saw the former World Cup of Golf winner rise from 71st to 54th in the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR) – a career best – and enter the Race to Dubai Rankings in 34th place.

Detry now turns his turns his focus to this week’s Charles Schwab Challenge on the PGA Tour where he is bidding to secure his first victory on the American circuit.

While he is without win in the States, or the DP World Tour for that matter, he came close to breaking his duck in March after finishing in a share of runner-up at the Texas Children's Houston Open.