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Robert Thompson

  • Birthplace: Houston, TX
  • Residence: Huntville, TX
  • Birth Date: January 10, 1957
  • height: 5-10
  • Turned Pro: 1980

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2009 Champions Tour Money and Position

$115,205 (50)

Champions Tour Best Round

68 at Round 1, Regions Charity Classic.

Career Best PGA TOUR Finishes

T3-- Deposit Guaranty Golf Classic.

Career Highlights

2008: Was the medalist at the 2008 Champions Tour National Qualifying Tournament at TPC Eagle Trace. Shot rounds of 69-73-69-70 to beat John Morse by one stroke and earn the first-place check for $30,000...Made just two appearances during the year, finishing T4 after open qualifying at the Turtle Bay Championship and T59 at the Senior PGA Championship at Oak Hill CC near Rochester, NY. 2007: Made 11 attempts at open qualifying but was unsuccessful after he finished T13 at the Champions Tour National Qualifying Tournament at TPC Eagle Trace in Florida. Did earn a spot in the U.S. Senior Open but failed to make the cut after rounds of 76-73 at Whistling Straits. 2006: Was T6 at the Champions Tour National Qualifying Tournament but did not plan in any events during the year.

Personal

Was the PGA teaching professional at the Whispering Pines Golf Club in Trinity, TX...Wife, Chris, is an Associate Athletic Director for Student Services and Senior Women's Administrator at Sam Houston State University and a former tennis coach at the school.

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