Clifford Thompson
Clifford  Thompson

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Broederstroom, South Africa

High School:
Pecanwood College

Height:
5-10

Major:
Pre-Business Administration


HIGH SCHOOL: Had a decorated prep career ... won the Limpopo Amateur Open Championship following his senior season by posting a 7-under 209 with a birdie on the 54th and final hole to win by one stroke ... ranked as the No. 1 player in his region ... first won his men's club championship at 14 years old ... took four tournament victories in 2016 ... a part of the Ernie Els Fancourt Foundation for four years ... finished second at the National Junior South African Order of Merit Championship in 2016 ... had a stroke average of 71 in 2016 and 69.9 in 2015.

PERSONAL: Son of Catherine and Donald Thompson ... his father played professional soccer in South Africa ... aspires to become a pro golfer and play on the PGA Tour ... plans to pursue a bachelor of business administration (information systems and technology management).

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