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Rocky Thompson (born October 14, 1939) is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour and the Champions Tour. October 14 is the 287th day of the year (288th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... In golf the distinction between amateurs and professionals in rigorously maintained. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... The Champions Tour, a golf tour run by the PGA TOUR, hosts 30 events annually in the United States and Canada for golfers 50 and older. ...


Thompson was born in Shreveport, Louisiana. He turned pro in 1964. He played on the PGA Tour for many years but never recorded a victory. His best finish was a solo 2nd place at the 1969 Western Open and a T-2 at the 1970 Kiwanis Peninsula Open Invitational. Location in the state of Louisiana Coordinates: Parish Caddo Mayor Keith Hightower Area    - City 117. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... The Western Open is the second oldest professional golf tournament in the United States after the U.S. Open. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ...


Thompson's fortunes changed, however, once he reached the age of 50 and began competing on the Senior PGA Tour in 1990. His first win came at the 1991 MONY Syracuse Senior Classic; later that same year he won at the Digital Seniors Classic. In 1994, he won the GTE Suncoast Classic. He holds or shares several Champions Tour records. The Champions Tour, a golf tour run by the PGA TOUR, hosts 30 events annually in the United States and Canada for golfers 50 and older. ... This article is about the year. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... The Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am is a golf tournament on the Champions Tour. ...


Thompson was mayor of Toco, Texas in the 1990s. He now lives in the Dallas suburb of Plano. Toco is a city located in Lamar County, Texas. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...      Nickname: Big D Location in the state of Texas Country United States State Texas Counties Dallas, Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall Mayor Laura Miller Area    - City 997. ... Plano is a northern suburb of Dallas, Texas located in Collin County, Texas. ...


Champions Tour wins

The Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am is a golf tournament on the Champions Tour. ...

External links

  • Profile on PGA Tour's official site

 
 

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