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Former Kansas University golfer Chris Thompson approaches the 17th green with his caddie, former KU teammate Jake Istnick, during the third round of the Byron Nelson Championship golf tournament, Saturday, May 17, 2014, in Irving, Texas.

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Kansas golfers active in pro, amateur tournaments

Chris Thompson shot a 3-under par 68, good for a tie for 26th place in the first round of the Pinnacle Bank Championship, a tour event at The Club at Indian Creek in Omaha.

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Chris Thompson ties for 44th in News Sentinel Open

Former Kansas All-American Chris Thompson finished tied for 44th in the News Sentinel Open in Knoxville, Tenn., pushing his tour season earnings to $18,879.

Column: Ex-KU golfer Thompson preps for next shot

The way most of us look at it, the fine line between birdie and bogey, a foot here, a bounce there, is a matter of luck. That’s not how those who make a living playing golf explain it. Column by Tom Keegan

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Former KU golfer Thompson drops to 52nd at Byron Nelson

One of the massive message boards on the course Saturday at the Byron Nelson Championship flashed a “Did you know?” feature that shared interesting tidbits about one of the players playing the hole. For former Kansas University golfer Chris Thompson, a member of Lawrence Country Club, the only words on the board were “Did you know?” By Tom Keegan


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