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Steve Thomas

  • Birthplace: Newton, Miss.
  • Residence: Oxford, Miss.
  • Birthdate: May 31, 1956
  • Age: 50
  • Turned Pro: 1978
  • College: Southern Mississippi
  • Eligibility Code: 21

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Player Notes

Thomas qualified for his first U.S. Senior Open in the first year that he was eligible…Qualified for the one available spot out of a 47-player field in Philadelphia, Miss…Has never played in any other USGA Championships…Won 45 mini tour titles…Won the 1982 Georgia Open, two-time winner of the Missouri Open and two-time winner of the Chicago Open…Most memorable golf experience was the 1982 Georgia Open where he had 13 birdies, eight of which were in a row…Lowest competitive 18-hole round is 59, shot three times…Has 22 hole-in-ones, 11 of which were competitive, and five in last year alone…Has played in South America and South Africa…Holds the record for lowest 9-holes at the 1995 Ecuadorian Open where he carded 27, with four eagles…Holds the 1988 PGA record for driving distance…Longest drive was 427 yards…Holds 63 course records…Played golf competitively for 30 years, began playing when he was 6 years old. Finished T-13 at Q-School in 2006.

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