August 19, 2018
Chris Thompson is all smiles at Pumpkin Ridge in Portland, where he was presented with his first PGA Tour card at the age of 42. (Photo by Hans Ogren)
Two-time University of Kansas All-American and Lawrence resident Chris Thompson tees off at 3:20 p.m. Central time Thursday in the Safeway Open, his first tournament as a member of the PGA Tour.
For members of the University of Kansas men’s golf team, from this century and last, 2018 has been a stupendous year.
Nineteen years after turning pro, Chris Thompson finally has made it to the big leagues.