The 2004 Senior PGA Championship
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Leonard Thompson

Leonard Thompson

Birthplace: Laurinburg, N.C.
Residence: Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
College: Wake Forest
Birthdate: December 31, 1946
Age: 57
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 215
Turned Pro: 1970

Player Notes

Played collegiate golf at Wake Forest with Lanny Wadkins and Joe Inman. . .Competed on the PGA Tour between 1971 and 1996, winning three times in 706 starts . . . 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.

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 Champions 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 Champions 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 Champions 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 Champions 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 Champions 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 Champions 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.

2003 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered -25; top 10 finishes -2; stroke average 71.66 (ranked 49th); money $372,079 (ranked 44th); Best finish, T-2nd Emerald Coast Classic.

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