Davis Thompson

Davis Thompson

Height: 6'4" (1.93 m)
Weight: 195 (88 kg)
Age: 23
Birthplace: Auburn, Alabama
Residence: St. Simons Island, Georgia

Education: University of Georgia 2021, Sport Management
Special Interests: Movies, Jordan sneakers and University of Georgia football
Turned Professional: 2021
City plays from: St. Simons Island, GA, United States


Exempt Status


PGA TOURTop 50 from 2022 Korn Ferry Tour (thru 2022-23)

Career Victories


Korn Ferry Tour Victories (1):
2022 (1) REX Hospital Open.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

62 - 2023 The American Express (Round 1)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#9 : 2023 Fortinet Championship

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#59 : 2023 The American Express

Career Largest Paycheck:

$872,000 : 2023 The American Express (Finished 2)

2022-23 Season Highlights


PGA TOUR
The American Express - Held at least a share of the lead after each of the first three rounds of The American Express and went on to finish solo-second, one stroke behind champion Jon Rahm. Earned his first career top-five on the PGA TOUR. Made five eagles (2/R1, 3/R2), becoming the seventh player to make five eagles in a 72-hole event on record (1983-present).

National Team Selections


Walker Cup : 2021 Palmer Cup : 2020

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: 20 62 1 2 4 13 7 $1,483,871
2023 7 26 1 2 3 6 1 19 $1,325,183
2022 3 10 2 1 $73,077
2021 6 16 4 2 $85,612
2021 2 (A) 4 2
2020 2 (A) 6 1 1 1
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession
2021 CUT

Personal


  • Helped Lee-Scott Academy (Auburn, Alabama) win the 2016 boys basketball state title as a junior.
  • Faith in Jesus Christ is very important to him; he always prays before his opening tee shot.
  • Favorite golf memory is attending a practice round at the 2011 Masters Tournament and wondering what it would be like to play in it.
  • His father, Todd, lettered for the Georgia men's golf team from 1985-88 and was a captain for the 1987 and 1988 teams.
  • Loves Double Stuffed Oreos.
  • Huge fan of the Batman movies.