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Leonard Thompson

Residence: Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Birthplace: Laurinburg, N.C.
Turned Pro: 1970
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 220
Birthdate: December 31, 1946
Age: 56
College: Laurinburg, N.C.

Player Notes

Played collegiate golf at Wake Forest with Lanny Wadkins and Joe Inman. Played on the PGA Tour between 1971 and 1996, in 706 starts won three times. He was runner-up five times and had 69 top-10 finishes.

Career Victories

Champions Tour
3 - 1998 Coldwell Banker Burnet Classic, 2000 State Farm Senior Classic, 2001 Enterprise Rent-A-Car Match Play Championship.

PGA Tour
3 - 1974 Jackie Gleason Inverrary Classic, 1977 Pensacola Open and 1989 Buick Open.

Career Summary

1996 PGA Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 11; in money - 8; top 10 finishes - 0; scoring average 72.11; money $29,790 (ranked 223rd); best finish T-14th, Quad City Classic.

1997 Senior PGA Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 30; top 10 finishes - 7; scoring average 71.22 (ranked 20th); money $384,806 (ranked 40th); T-5th at U.S. Senior Open.

1998 Senior PGA Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 35; top 10 finishes - 10; scoring average 71.39 (ranked 25th); money $927,753 (ranked 14th); winner, Coldwell Banker Burnet Classic.

1999 Senior PGA Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 36; top 10 finishes - 4; scoring average 71.42 (ranked 35th); money $635,095 (ranked 29th); Winner, Coldwell Banker Burnet Classic.

2000 Senior PGA Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 34; top 10 finishes - 10; scoring average 70.92 (ranked 28th); money $1,013,837 (ranked 15th); Winner, State Farm Senior Classic.

2001 Senior PGA Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 31; top 10 finishes - 5; scoring average 71.30 (ranked 28th); money $893,881 (ranked 21st); winner, Enterprise Rent-A-Car Match Play Championship.

2002 Senior PGA Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 32; top 10 finishes - 1; scoring average 72.43 (ranked 65th); money $308,813 (ranked 56th); best finish, T-5th BellSouth Senior Classic at Opryland.

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