Robert Thompson

Robert Thompson

Player Data
  • Birthplace: Houston, Texas
  • Residence: Huntsville, Texas
  • College: Sam Houston State
  • Birthdate: January 10, 1957
  • Age: 47
  • Turned Professional: 1980
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PGA Teaching Professional at Whispering Pines, Trinity, Texas...Tied for ninth in the 2004 PGA Club Professional Championship. . .Winner, 1986, '97, '99, 2000, '02 Southern Texas PGA Championship... Tied for third in the 2003 Southern PGA Club Professional Championship...Finished 18th in the 2002 PGA CPC after owning the second-round lead. . .Tied for sixth in the 2002 Southern PGA CPC...Participated in five PGA CPCs, with a career-best finish T-9 in 1998...Named 1986, '97, '98, '99 Southern Texas PGA Player of the Year... Foot-Joy PGA Assistant Professional Championship 1986...PGA Tour 1982, '87-89, '91...Ben Hogan Tour 1983, 1984...Nike Tour 1990, '92-95...As amateur, captured 1979 NAIA Individual Championship, 1979 NAIA All-American selection, member of 1979, '80 NAIA Championships, 1979 '80 Lone Star Conference medalist, and Winner of 10 collegiate tournaments between 1978 and 1980...Competed on the PGA Tour in 1982, 1987-'89, 1991 playing in 155 events. Best finish T3rd in 1989 Deposit Guaranty. Also finished T4th in the 1988 Deposit Guaranty, he finished sixth times in the top-ten. . . Wife, Chris, an assistant athletic director at Sam Houston State University, is a former tennis coach and avid runner. She has caddied for her husband for 21 years, but will not be on the bag at the PGA Championship.

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