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:

63 - 2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic (Round 1)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#9 : 2023 Fortinet Championship

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#207 : 2023 Fortinet Championship

Career Largest Paycheck:

$218,000 : 2023 Fortinet Championship (Finished 9)

2021-22 Season Highlights

Earned his first PGA TOUR card with a No. 16 finish on the season-long Korn Ferry Tour Eligibility Points List, recording four top-10s, including a win at the REX Hospital Open on his 23rd birthday. Youngest of the 25 regular season graduates, as he was 23 years, 2 months, and 30 days old at the conclusion of the season. One of four members of the inaugural PGA TOUR University Class of 2021 who earned PGA TOUR cards via Korn Ferry Tour in 2022. Ranked fourth on Tour in total driving.

Korn Ferry Tour
Huntsville Championship - Recorded his first top-10 on the Korn Ferry Tour as one of three players who broke par in all four rounds (68-67-69-68), totaling an 8-under 272 for T6 at the Huntsville Championship. NV5 Invitational presented by Old National Bank - Powered by a third-round 9-under 62, a career-low round which tied The Glen Club’s course record, held a share of the 54-hole lead as he finished T5 following a final-round 2-under 69 for 18-under 266 at the NV5 Invitational presented by Old National Bank. REX Hospital Open - Earned his first Korn Ferry Tour career victory in his 14th career start after holding the outright 36- and 54-hole leads and closing with a 2-under 69. Totaled a 17-under 267 for a one-stroke victory with rounds of 64-66-68-69 at the REX Hospital Open. The Ascendant presented by Blue - Closed with a 6-under 66 and 5-under 67 as he totaled 14-under 274 for T6, his third finish of T6 or higher in his last five starts, at The Ascendant presented by Blue.

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: 14 40 1 2 8 6 $376,688
2023 1 4 1 1 1 9 $218,000
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

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


  • 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.