Michael Thompson

Michael Thompson

Height: 6'0" (1.83 m)
Weight: 184 (83 kg)
Age: 35 (April 16, 1985)
Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona
Residence: Sea Island, Georgia
Family: Wife, Rachel; Jace, Laurel

Education: University of Alabama (2008, Accounting)
Special Interests: Reading, Alabama football, model building, soccer
Turned Professional: 2008
City plays from: St. Simons Island, GA, United States


Exempt Status


PGA TOURTournament winner (thru 2022-23)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (2):
2013 (1) The Honda Classic. 2020 (1) 3M Open.
Korn Ferry Tour Victories (1):
2016 (1) Albertsons Boise Open presented by Kraft Nabisco.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

62 - 2011 Travelers Championship (Round 4)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#11 : 2013 World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#43 : 2013 Zurich Classic of New Orleans

Career Largest Paycheck:

$1,188,000 : 2020 3M Open (Finished 1)

National Team Selections


Palmer Cup : 2008

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 0 - 0)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 233 718 2 1 2 18 54 132 100 1 $10,188,884
2021 1 4 1 83 $32,254
2020 20 62 1 2 3 10 10 59 $1,577,832
2019 22 71 4 8 14 8 89 $1,307,816
2018 19 58 5 12 7 142 $563,972
2017 21 56 1 6 9 11 1 148 $568,991
2016 23 68 1 4 13 10 145 $521,983
2015 27 81 1 1 2 14 13 146 $599,835
2014 22 74 1 7 15 7 117 $932,300
2013 22 66 1 3 6 11 11 66 $1,707,637
2012 25 80 1 3 7 15 10 92 $1,408,374
2011 25 79 1 2 6 15 10 115 $935,265
2009 2 5 2
2008 1 4 1 $32,625
3 (A) 10 2 1
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Mexico WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv
2021 48
2020 CNL CUT T57
2019 70 CUT
2018 CUT
2015 CUT
2014 CUT T50
2013 T55 T25 T22 CUT CUT T8 T21
2012 T51 CUT T2 CUT
2008 CUT T29
FedExCup Playoffs
THE NORTHERN TRUST Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2020 CUT T59
2019 CUT
2014 CUT
2013 CUT T53 T62
2012 T63 CUT
2011 CUT

Personal


  • Superstitions include always marking his ball with a heads up 1985 quarter.
  • Wife, Rachel, is a doctor of physical therapy, and a Emory University graduate. She caddied for her husband during his only win on the Hooters Tour. The two met while attending Tulane University together.
  • Never travels without a good book to read.
  • Favorite professional team is the New Orleans Saints. Favorite college team is the University of Alabama.