Credited that win with saving his playing career. His 8-under 62 in the second round of the Scholarship America Showdown was a new course record. Finished the Korn Ferry Tour season with 22 starts, one win, two runner-ups and 13 cuts made. Was 37th on the final combined money list. He played on the PGA Tour in 2018, 2012 and 2008, failing to keep his card each time. Played in three NGA Hooters Tour events, with top-six finishes in all three. Thompson is a former member of the PGA Tour. Made the cut in 16 of 25 tournaments, with two top-10 finishes. Sister, Kory, is the head women's golf coach at Ole Miss. After a poor 2018 season on the PGA Tour, where he made only 2 cuts in 22 starts, Thompson retired from professional golf and began working as an insurance professional. At that time, he only had conditional Korn Ferry Tour status and had been preparing his resume to start applying for jobs. The official PGA TOUR profile of Kyle Thompson. Was 24th in the final priority-ranking order. Finished T9 at the Clearwater Classic and T8 at the Chitimacha Louisiana Open. Recorded two wins. © 2020 PGA TOUR, Inc | All Rights Reserved. He earned his fourth Web.com Tour win at the 2015 Rex Hospital Open, the third time he won that event. Season-best finish was T20 at the Utah Championship. Completed the season No. Who is Kyle Thompson dating? Ended the year No. Secured his PGA TOUR card for the 2017-18 season with a seventh-place finish on the 2017 Korn Ferry Tour Regular Season money list. Limited to nine starts on the Korn Ferry Tour and advanced to weekend play only once. He earned his fourth Web.co… Is a huge University of South Carolina Gamecocks fan. Played in 14 Korn Ferry Tour events, recording one top-10 and three top-25s. Information on players includes yearly results, profile information, a skills gauge, equipment information and much more. Did you know you can save your preferences across all your digital devices and platforms simply by creating a profile? Made the cut in 15 of 24 starts, his rookie season on the Korn Ferry Tour, and had seven top-25 finishes. See Kyle Thompson bio, stats, news, rankings, notes, pictures, videos and more information on the PGA golfer at FOX Sports. Made seven cuts. Prior to 2008 season, only previous made cut in three previous career starts came at the 2007 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am (T25). Would you like to get started? Continue to next page below to see how much is Kyle Thompson really worth, including net worth, estimated earnings, and salary for 2019 and 2020. A journalist called Kyle Thompson earlier this week to ask how things have been going since he left the grind of golf behind and got a 9-to-5 job for the first time in his life. He has played on both the PGA TOUR and the Web.com Tour but with extreme variances in success. Named his third child, Raleigh, after his Korn Ferry Tour win at the Rex Hospital Open in 2015. Finished outside the top 80 (No. Kyle Thompson is currently single, according to our records.. Two-time academic All-America. 49 on the money list. Made the cut in 12 of 28 starts on the Korn Ferry Tour, with seven top-25 finishes. It appears your browser may be outdated. Runner-up to Tripp Isenhour at the BMW Charity Pro-Am at The Cliffs. Made the cut in 17 of 28 events, including 10 top-25 finishes. Honorable mention in 2000. 14 on the money list, with $248,698. Kyle Thompson is a golfer from Panama City. For the best website experience, we recommend updating your browser. To watch in a smaller size, scroll down while your video is playing. He played on the PGA Tour in 2018, 2012 and 2008, failing to keep his card each time. PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR Champions, and the Swinging Golfer design are registered trademarks. Finished the season No. 25. Thompson again returned to the PGA Tour in 2012, but only made 3 cuts in 22 events. Finished the season 97th on the money list. He returned to the Nationwide Tour in 2009 after making nine cuts in 26 events. 224 in the FedExCup standings. Helps coach his son Sammy's baseball team whenever he is home. Taurus Named Kyle #12 About He turned pro in 2001 and played on the PGA Tour, Nationwide Tour, and the Web.com Tour; his first pro win was the Rex Hospital Open in 2007. 74 on the money list, with $67,135. 22 on the final money list, with $193,835. Two of his top-25s followed back-to-back at the Midwest Classic (T24) and the Stonebrae Classic (T25).  Thompson was a member of the Nationwide Tour from 2003 to 2007. 6 on the money list at the time. 20 on the money list, but a T51 finish dropped him to No. Played in 21 events on the Korn Ferry Tour, made 12 cuts and posted six top-25s. Made it to final stage of PGA TOUR Qualifying Tournament after finishing T11 and T8 during first- and second-stage sites. His fourth top-10 of the season was posted at the Chattanooga Classic, where he finished second after sharing the 54-hole lead with Ryan Palmer. He returned to the Nationwide Tour in 2009 after making nine cuts in 26 events. 42 on the Regular Season money list. Thompson again returned to the PGA Tour in 2012, but only made 3 cuts in 22 events. He won two events in 2007 which put him in the top 25 on the money list which earned him a PGA Tourcard for 2008. All sports, reading, spending time with friends, Three-time All-American at South Carolina, including second-team honors in 1999 and 2001. Thompson was a member of the Nationwide Tour from 2003 to 2007. Posted top-10s in three of his first five events. The American Golfer was born in Panama City on April 25, 1979. learn more, Wife, Emmi; Sophia Marie (5/12/09), Samuel (8/14/2011), Raleigh Tetsuo (6/13/16), University of South Carolina (2001, Marketing/Management). 25 on the final money list, with $174,008. Daughter was born the week of the BMW Charity Pro-Am in Greenville, S.C., where he lives. First-team All-SEC for four years. 15 on the Korn Ferry Tour money list to earn a second trip to the PGA TOUR and first since his rookie season in 2008. He turned pro in 2001 and played on the PGA Tour, Nationwide Tour, and the Web.com Tour; his first pro win was the Rex Hospital Open in 2007. Entered the season-ending Tour Championship No. Collected $64,000 for the runner-up finish to move up to No. Kyle Thompson has been a golf professional for the better part of the last two decades. In January 2017, Thompson won his fifth Web.com Tour event at the 2017 The Bahamas Great Exuma Classic. Played his rookie season on the PGA TOUR, making the cut in nine of 26 starts. Follow your favorite pro golfers at CBSSports.com. Won a school-record five collegiate tournaments, eclipsing Carl Paulson'. Ranked No. Kyle Thompson (born April 25, 1979) is a former American professional golfer. That inconsistency has led him to retire from golf at the age of 39 in order to … Finished No. Finished No. He turned pro in 2001 and played on the PGA Tour, Nationwide Tour, and the Web.com Tour; his first pro win was the Rex Hospital Open in 2007. Made the cut in 16 of 26 starts on the Korn Ferry Tour, with three top-10 finishes. A PGA TOUR member for the second time, did not record a top-25 finish during the season and finished No. 53 on the money list, with $117,046. PGA TOUR stats, video, photos, results, and career highlights. The Korn Ferry trademark is also a registered trademark, and is used in the Korn Ferry Tour logo with permission. , List of golfers with most Web.com Tour wins, "Longtime Tour Pro Quits Golf, Goes to First Day of Work at a Real Job as a 39 Year Old", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Kyle_Thompson&oldid=984373792, Sportspeople from Greenville, South Carolina, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Stadler won with birdie on third extra hole, Schenk won with birdie on second extra hole, This page was last edited on 19 October 2020, at 19:44. Had two runner-up showings, including a playoff loss to Kevin Stadler at the Scholarship America Showdown and a T2 at the Virginia Beach Open. Supports charities helping to end childhood slavery. Don’t miss anything from the PGA TOUR & its partners, Connect to get special offers and updates, Sign up for the Monthly Minute newsletter, No additional profile information available. Finished the season No. 148) on the Korn Ferry Tour for the first time in his career, making just seven cuts in 23 starts. He won two events in 2007 which put him in the top 25 on the money list which earned him a PGA Tour card for 2008. Made the cut in half of his 24 starts and had six top-25 finishes to finish the year No. Finished the Korn Ferry Tour season with 17 starts, one win, two top-10s, three top-25s and 11 cuts made. Best friends with fellow professional, Jin Park. Thompson is a former member of the PGA Tour.