Touring Web.com pro Chris Thompson, who had multiple near misses over the years in Q school in his quest to make the PGA Tour, finished third in the Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrae on Sunday by shooting a 64.
The galleries at Bellerive Country Club for the PGA Championship were so thick that Gary Woodland’s parents, Dan and Linda, weren’t always able follow the flight of their son’s golf ball as it tore off they tee boxes Friday morning.
St. Louis — Working on adjusting struggling golfers’ grips and other flaws as recently as Saturday, former University of Kansas golf All-American Ryan Vermeer was gripping a Sharpie, accommodating hordes of autograph seekers Wednesday at multiple locations on the grounds of Bellerive Country Club.
This is a busy week for several University of Kansas golfers, past and present.
Chris Thompson had planned to skip this week’s stop on the Web.com Tour, the Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrae in Hayward, Calif. (near San Francisco), a week to remove himself from the pressure cooker, but he might have to call an audible.
Overland Park — The skies darkened and the wind kicked into another gear late Saturday afternoon, making the possibility that Chris Thompson’s round, which had been a bit of a grind to that point, might be interrupted, making for a long day.
Overland Park — The KC Golf Classic needed someone to step forward and become the man the average fan would take interest in following.
Overland Park — Chris Thompson, Lawrence’s touring Web.com pro, gave himself ample reason to unravel late in his Thursday afternoon round at Nicklaus Golf Club at LionsGate.
Lawrence resident, two-time Kansas golf All-American and touring Web.com pro Chris Thompson, 42, gets to sleep in his own bed for a tournament for a change this week.
It’s now officially a tradition. For the second year in a row, more than two dozen former KU golfers, many of them teaching professionals today, got together for a one-day event to honor their late head coach, Ross Randall.
Two University of Kansas golfers, instead of the usual one, will be playing in this week’s Web.com Tour event.
Chris Thompson birdied eight holes, including the first four of the back nine, en route to a 65 that enabled him to finish tied for 16th in the Lincoln Land Championship at Panther Creek Country Club in Springfield, Ill.
The beauty of golf’s version of baseball’s Triple A is that unlike baseball players, golfers don’t reach a point where their paths to the big leagues are blocked by the dreaded “non-prospect” label.
Chris Thompson rebounded from a slow start Saturday to finish strong and heads into the final round of the Wichita Open in a four-way tie for sixth, five strokes behind leader Scott Pinckney.
Web.com touring pro Chris Thompson fired a 6-under 64 Friday at Crestview Country Club to move into a tie for third halfway through the Wichita Open Supporting Wichita’s Youth.