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Curtis Thompson
Height: 6'0"
Class: Junior
Experience: 3 Letters
City/State: Coral Springs, Fla.
High School: Home Schooled
Born: 12/13/1992
Curtis Thompson Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 06/19/2014

2014 Golfweek Honorable Mention All-American
2014 PING Honorable Mention All-American
2014 Second-Team All-SEC
2013 PING All-Southeast Region
2013 Dixie Amateur Champion
2013 Golfweek Honorable Mention All-American
2013 First-Team All-SEC
2013 PING All-Southeast Region
2012 U.S. Amateur Match Play Qualifier
2012 Shoal Creek Intercollegiate Champion
2011 Dixie Amateur Champion

JUNIOR SEASON (2013-14)
One of the nation’s premier players once again with his performance in 2013-14 … Ended the season as the No. 27-ranked collegiate player nationally by Golfstat and the No. 39-ranked collegiate player nationally by Golfweek for his junior season … Earned honorable mention All-America honors from PING and Golfweek following the season … An All-SEC performer for the second-straight season while earning second-team honors in a vote of the league’s head coaches … Also recognized as a PING All-Southeast Region performer for the second year in a row by the Golf Coaches Association of America … A Second-Team All-Louisiana selection by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association … Smashed his career-low scoring average by more than one full stroke with a 71.78 scoring average in 12 tournaments on the season as the team’s second-leading scorer … 19 of his 36 rounds were at par or better … Earned two top-five finishes and three top-10 finishes in his 12 tournament appearances on the campaign … Cracked the Top 20 of the final stroke play leaderboard at the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championships to help lead the Tigers into the match-play tournament for the national championship … Fired a 54-hole score of 1-under par 209 at the NCAA Championships held at Prairie Dunes Country Club in Hutchinson, Kansas, including a team-low 2-under 68 in the first round … Followed by defeating UCLA’s Preson Valder by a 1-up margin in the NCAA quarterfinals to help the Tigers advance to the NCAA semifinals with a decisive 4-1 victory over the Bruins … Tied for 13th place at the SEC Championships with a score of 2-under par 208 before tying for 21st place at the NCAA Columbia Regional with a score of 2-under par 214 to help lead the Tigers to their fourth berth into the NCAA Championships in five seasons … Ended the regular season by tying for eighth place at the Aggie Invitational to lead the Tigers to their only tournament title of the 2013-14 season … Posted a 54-hole score of 7-over par 223 at the Aggie Invitational held at The Traditions Club in Bryan, Texas … Fired a career-low tournament score of 7-under par 209 to tie for second place on the final leaderboard at the Louisiana Classics held at Oakbourne Country Club in Lafayette … Matched his career-low round of 4-under 68 in the first and second rounds at the Louisiana Classics … Kicked off the 2014 spring season by tying for fourth place at The Prestige at PGA West with an impressive score of 6-under par 207, including scores of 3-under 68 in the first and third rounds, in the event held at the Greg Norman Course in La Quinta, California … Teed it up at the Carpet Capital Collegiate Classic (t23), Golfweek Conference Challenge (t13), David Toms Intercollegiate (t15) and Isleworth Collegiate Invitational (t43) during the 2013 fall season … Also earned a spot in the lineup at the Querencia Cabo Collegiate (t24) and Valspar Invitational at Floridian (t24) during the 2014 spring season … Won the Dixie Amateur Championship for the second time in three seasons by winning a sudden-death playoff against Florida State’s Jack Maguire … Fired a winning score of 15-under par 273 for 72 holes at the 2013 Dixie Amateur Championship held at Heron Bay Golf Club in Coral Springs, Florida … Also earned a top-10 finish at the 2014 Jones Cup Invitational by tying for sixth place with a score of 5-over par 221 in the event held at Ocean Forest Golf Club in Sea Island, Georgia … Earned his third varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012-13)
One of the emerging stars of college golf with an outstanding performance during his sophomore campaign in 2012-13 … Honored as a Golfweek Honorable Mention All-American and PING All-Southeast Region performer following the season … Earned First-Team All-SEC honors in a vote of the league’s head coaches … Chosen as the Louisiana Player of the Year and a First-Team All-Louisiana performer by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association after the collegiate season … Finished the season as the No. 49-ranked player in the country in the final Golfweek Individual Player Rankings … Started all 13 tournaments for the Tigers on the season … One of just three Tigers to start all 13 tournaments on the year, joining fellow All-SEC performer Andrew Presley and Stewart Jolly … Was LSU’s leading scorer with a 72.92 stroke average in 38 rounds played on the season … Carded a team-leading 18 rounds at par or better … Earned two top-five finishes, five top-10 finishes and 10 top-20 finishes in his 13 tournament starts … Led the Tigers with five top-10 and 10 top-20 finishes … Won his first collegiate tournament title with a season-low score of 6-under par 210 at the Shoal Creek Intercollegiate held at Shoal Creek Country Club in Birmingham, Alabama … Fired rounds of 3-under 69, 2-under 70 and 1-under 71 to share the Shoal Creek Intercollegiate title with Jolly … Led the Tigers to their third NCAA Championship appearance in four season with a top-10 finish at the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional held at the University Club in Baton Rouge … Posted a 54-hole score of 4-over 220, including a 1-under 71 in the second round, to tie for 10th place at the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional … Tied for 116th place at the NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championships with a score of 9-over 219 in the event held at Capital City Club’s Crabapple Course in Atlanta, Georgia … Solidified All-SEC honors by tying for 15th place at the SEC Championships with a tournament score of 6-over par 216 at Sea Island Golf Club’s Seaside Course in St. Simons Island, Georgia, for a strong start to the postseason … Tied for fifth place Argent Financial Classic during the spring season with a score of 1-over par 217 at Squire Creek Country Club in Choudrant, Louisiana … Broke par with a score of 3-under par 213 to tie for sixth place at the Aggie Invitational held at Traditions Golf Club held in Bryan, Texas … Opened the Aggie Invitational with a season-low score of 4-under 68 in the first round … Also claimed a top-10 finish by tying for ninth place at LSU’s David Toms Intercollegiate with his score of 10-over 226 at the University Club in Baton Rouge … Added top-20 finishes at the Carpet Capital Collegiate Classic (t14) during the fall season and John Hayt Invitational (t12), Louisiana Classics (t17) and Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate (t17) during the spring season … Also made starts at the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational (t26) in the fall and Mobile Bay Intercollegiate (t44) in the spring … Recognized for his academic performance with a first career selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll … Earned his second varsity letter with the Tigers.

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 … 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, California … 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, Florida … 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, Michigan … 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, New Jersey … 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, Florida.

PERSONAL
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, Lexi … 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 a rising star on the LPGA Tour and the 2014 Nabisco Championship winner … Plays right-handed … Majoring in business management.

 

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