Michael Thompson Personal Notes
Wife, Rachel, is a doctor of physical therapy, and a Emory University graduate. She caddied for her husband during his only win on the Hooters Tour. The two met while attending Tulane University together. Has two brothers, one a U.S. Air Force pilot (Zach) and the other an IBM employee with four kids (Ryan). His sister, Darcy, is a pediatrician at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.
Says he saw a golf tournament on TV when he was 6 and has been "hooked ever since.".
Biggest thrill outside of golf was getting married.
Favorite golf course played is Winged Foot.
Never travels without a good book to read.
Favorite professional team is the New Orleans Saints. Favorite college team is the University of Alabama. Superstitions include always marking his ball with a head's up 1985 quarter. Favorite TV show is "NCIS." Loves watching movies and can't pick a favorite. Favorite author is Clive Cussler. Favorite food is Mexican. Favorite vacation spot is San Diego, Calif. Would round out his dream foursome with his grandfather (Don), Davis Love III and Ben Hogan. Not many people know he is an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. Bucket list includes winning all four major championships, touring Europe and going on a safari in Africa. Charities include College Golf Fellowship.