2011 Dixie Amateur Champion
FRESHMAN SEASON (2011-12)
Played in 10 tournaments during his true freshman season with the Tigers in 2011-12 ... Finished the season with a 74.0 scoring average in 28 rounds played ... Recorded nine rounds at par or better ... Earned three top-20 finishes in 54-hole tournaments during the campaign ... Tied for 13th place while playing as an individual at the Argent Financial Classic, firing a season-low 54-hole score of even-par 216 at Squire Creek Country Club in Choudrant, La. ... Fired a 2-under 70 in the final round at the Argent Financial Classic ... Tied for 17th place at the LSU National Invitational after posting a score of 5-over par 221 as an individual at the University Club in Baton Rouge ... Finished in a tie for 18th place at the Jack Nicklaus Invitational with his score of 7-over par 223 ... Made his collegiate debut in LSU's season opener at the Carpet Capital Collegiate Classic, where he finished in 32nd place at 5-over 221 for the championship ... Cracked LSU's starting lineup at the 2012 NCAA Palo Alto Regional held at the Stanford Golf Course in Palo Alto, Calif. ... Tied for 37th place with a score of 2-over par 212 at the NCAA Palo Alto Regional, including a 1-under 69 in the first round ... Fired a season-low round of 4-under 68 to tie for the top spot in LSU's stroke play match against Centenary during the fall season ... Also saw action in the David Toms Intercollegiate (T22) and Isleworth Collegiate Invitational (T40) during the fall season ... Competed in such events as the John Hayt Invitational (T63) and Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate (63) during the spring season ... Followed the collegiate season in the fall by claiming the individual title at the prestigious 81st Dixie Amateur Championship held at Heron Bay Golf Club in Coral Springs, Fla. ... Opened the Dixie Amateur Championship with three-straight rounds of 3-under 69 before capturing the two-stroke victory with a 4-under 68 in the final round for a 72-hole score of 13-under par 274 ... Earned his first varsity letter with the Tigers.
PRIOR TO LSU
One of the nation's premier prep prospects for the Class of 2011 ... Emerged as one of the most highly-recruited prospects nationally after winning medalist honors in the stroke play competition at the 2010 United States Junior Amateur Championship held at Egypt Valley Country Club in Grand Rapids, Mich. ... Fired rounds of 4-under 68 and 6-under 66 for a 36-hole score of 10-under par 134 to earn the No. 1 overall seed in the match play competition at the 2010 U.S. Junior Amateur ... Won medalist honors by a mere one stroke over the defending U.S. Junior Champion Jordan Speith of Dallas, Texas ... Went on to qualify for the Round of 32 in match play ... Also qualified for the match play competition at the 2009 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship held at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. ... Signed with LSU as a Top 25 recruit in the country for the Class of 2011 by both the National Junior Golf Scoreboard (16) and Golfweek Junior Rankings (24) ... Was also the No. 51-ranked recruit nationally for the 2011 signing class in the Polo Junior Golf Rankings ... Also ranked among the Top 100 junior golfers in the country regardless of class in the National Junior Golf Scoreboard (24), Golfweek Junior Rankings (42) and Polo Junior Golf Rankings (89) ... Was the No. 3-ranked recruit in the state of Florida for the Class of 2011 and the state's No. 5-ranked junior golfer regardless of class by the National Junior Golf Scoreboard ... An experienced member of the American Junior Golf Association ... Captured a 2009 AJGA Rolex Junior Honorable Mention All-America honor ... Earned one win and four top-10 finishes in 23 career starts as a member of the AJGA ... Was the co-medalist at the 2009 Polo Golf Junior Classic held at the PGA National Resort in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
Full name is Curtis Scott Thompson ... Born on Dec. 13, 1992 ... Parents are Scott and Judy Thompson ... Has an older brother, Nick, and a younger sister, Alexis ... Comes from an accomplished family of golfers ... Brother was a four-time All-American during his collegiate career at Georgia Tech and is currently a member of the PGA Tour ... Sister is the former top-ranked female amateur golfer in the United States and is a rising star on the LPGA Tour ... Plays right-handed ... Majoring in business.