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Hunter Thomson

Biography

Date of Birth
Dec 2, 2003
Hometown
Calgary, Alb.
Home Club
Calgary Golf & Country Club
School
University of Michigan (Committed 2021)
Years on Team
1

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?

Bradley Cooper

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

Highlights

  • Semi-finalist – 2020 Alberta Men’s Match Play Championship
  • 2nd – 2020 Alberta Men’s Amateur Championship
  • Champion – 2020 Alberta Junior Boys Championship
  • 2nd – 2019 AJGA Junior at Knollwood

Equipment

Wedges: Bob Vokey SM7

Ball: Titleist Pro V1