The University of Georgia All-American will make his first U.S. Open start by virtue of being among the top 7 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking as of the Aug. 19 deadline (No. 3). Thompson reached the Round of 64 in the 2020 U.S. Amateur, shortly after being a quarterfinalist in the Western Amateur. The Golf Coaches Association of America named him a first-team All-America. He was one of five finalists for the Jack Nicklaus Award and one of three finalists for the Haskins Award; both awards are for the top players in college golf. He also finished 23rd in the PGA Tour's RSM Classic at Sea Island Golf Club. He also competed in the 2020 Puerto Rico Open. He won the 2020 Jones Cup Invitational with a 54-hole, tournament-record score of 13-under 203. The win earned him a start in the 2020 RSM Classic this fall. Also named to the 2020 USA Palmer Cup Team.
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