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Chris Thompson prepares to putt on the 17th green during the third round of the Byron Nelson Championship golf tournament, Saturday, May 17, 2014, in Irving, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

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Chris Thompson sets mark at LCC, but leaves upset he didn't break into 50s

Chris Thompson shot the greatest round in the 102-year history of Lawrence Country Club on Friday and left the course in a miserable mood. By Tom Keegan

Column: Call Thompson anything except overwhelmed by U.S. Open debut

All of his life his name had been Chris Thompson. And then, at age 37, he finally qualified for a PGA Tour event and his name became Nicholas Thompson. Per the official bag tag he was given upon his arrival Monday to play in the 114th U.S. Open in which he tees off at 1:42 p.m. today at Pinehurst No. 2, his name now is “Casey Thompson.” Thompson took to Twitter to have fun with the latest case of mistaken identity, posting a picture of the bag tag and a message: “How you know when you’ve arrived.” Column by Tom Keegan

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Former KU golfer Chris Thompson qualifies for U.S. Open

The best golf year of Chris Thompson’s life got better Monday when he qualified for the U.S. Open. Thompson, a former Kansas University golfer, was the third and final one to make it at Springfield Country Club, site of one of 10 sectional qualifiers that took place Monday throughout the country. By Tom Keegan


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