McClure Thompson
McClure Thompson
Nickname: Slick Jr.
Height: 5-9
Weight: 190
Year: So.
Hometown: Little River, SC
High School: North Myrtle Beach HS
Major: Marketing

FMU: 2-year returning player....2019-20 Team Captain....Played in the 44th-annual Palmetto Amateur event in July 2019 in Aiken, S.C......Played in 9 of 11 events as a red-shirt freshman in 2018-19....Fourth-best stroke average (76.73) on the squad....Low round of 70 (2018 Camden Collegiate Invitational) among three rounds of par or better....Season-best finish of T-25th at 2019 Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate with 54-hole score of 223....Red-shirted; was with the program, but did not play an event during the 2017-18 season....Local product.

PERSONAL:

  • Born Michael McClure Thompson in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
  • Graduate of North Myrtle Beach High School
  • All-State selection
  • Ranked as one of the top golfers in South Carolina
  • Nickname is Clure Clure

PERSONAL FAVORITIES:

  • As a child what you wanted to be when you grew up: Pro Golfer
  • Favorite Superhero: Spider-Man
  • Favorite Athlete: Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  • Favorite Sports Team: Swamp Foxes
  • Favorite Movie or TV Show: How to get away with Murder
  • Favorite Food: French Fries
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Key Largo
  • Twitter Handle: mcclurethompson
  • Instagram Account: mcclurethompson17
  • Your Motivation Music: Zeke Steen
  • Favorite Thing About FMU: Irvin Dining Hall
  • Favorite Off-Field Activity: Working out
  • Goals for Upcoming Season: Play smart so I don’t let down coach
  • Why you first chose your sport: My mom wouldn’t let me play anything else
  • The biggest mental challenge to you improving faster: Confidence   
  • Brush With Greatness: Watched coach get out of a bunker the first time he tried 

CAREER TOTALS:

Year      Rds         Strokes     Avg
2018-19 26 1995 76.73
2017-18 0 0 0.0
Totals 26 1995 76.73