Thomson joins the Junior Boys Squad following a notable season that included a win at the 2020 Alberta Junior Boys Championship, a 2nd place finish at the 2020 Alberta Men’s Amateur Championship and reaching the semi-finals at the 2020 Alberta Men’s Match Play Championship. The Calgary native has committed to play golf at the University of Michigan starting in the fall of 2021.
Q & A
Q: What are some of your nicknames?
I have never had any real nicknames but some of my close friends call me Hunt.
Q: How did you get into golf?
When I was 4 years old my dad borrowed the hole-cutter from the Calgary Golf & Country Club and he cut three hole locations with real pins in our backyard. I would spend hours a day hitting whiffle balls back and forth
Q: How do you mark your golf ball?
I put one dot beside each number, then I put three dots over the “Pro V1” line, then three other dots opposite that.
Q: Do you have any siblings?
I have four older siblings. Lyn, Jenny, John, and Byron.
Q: What was the last book you read?
Inner Excellence by Jim Murphy
Q: Who would play you in a movie about your life?
Q: What is something most people don’t know about you? Any hidden talents?
I competitively ski raced for the Banff Alpine Racers before I switched to golf full time.
Q: What exercise do you dread the most?
The beep test is borderline torture.
Q: What was the last picture that you took on your phone?
A picture of me, post wisdom teeth removal, very puffy cheeks.
Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?
The Calgary Stampede every July.
Q: Do you have any superstitions?
I don’t have any.
Q: What is the most surprising thing in your golf bag?
A wrench for my Clicgear. It failed me once, so I always keep it in there.
Q: If you could have a walk-up song on the first tee box, what would it be?
“Worst Behaviour” by Drake
Ball: Titleist Pro V1