Kyle Thompson, from Greenville, S.C., won this year’s Rex Hospital Open by one stroke, following an exciting three-man playoff between Thompson, Patton Kizzire and Miguel Carballo. Fans at TPC Wakefield Plantation’s 18th hole watched Sunday as he accepted his third Open winner’s trophy. Thompson is the first player in Web.com Tour history to win the same event three times, having previously won the Rex Hospital Open in 2007 and 2011. […]
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Kyle Thompson proved a lot to himself Sunday, personally and professionally. He proved he can still win. He proved he can make the clutch swings and big putts under pressure. Above all, he proved he can still make a living playing pro golf.
Thompson had won the Rex Hospital Open at TPC Wakefield Plantation twice before, in 2007 and 2011. But he returned to Wakefield this year for the Web.com Tour tournament without a dollar in winnings, wondering if his career might be near an end at age 36. […]
Thompson, who also won this tournament in 2007 and 2011, jumped all the way to 15th on the money list with the win, but it was more than that. Coming into the week, he didn’t even have any way to get into any more Web.com tournaments this summer. With one putt, he’s in all of them. […]
Kyle Thompson rolled in a four-foot birdie putt on the second playoff to beat Patton Kizzire and Miguel Carballo and win the Rex Hospital Open for the third time in his career. Thompson, 36, fired a 4-under 67 in the final round at TPC Wakefield Plantation to finish at 17-under 267 and join the second playoff of the 2015 season. […]
View tee times for Round 4 of the 2015 Rex Hospital Open.
Harold Varner III was about to tee off Saturday in the Rex Hospital Open when he got just the right kind of advice. Jim Burns, a first-tee starter at TPC Wakefield Plantation, told Varner, “Keep up the pace you’ve had and you should shoot 62 today.” Varner smiled and told Burns he had never had a 62 on the Web.com Tour, only to have Burns reply, “There’s a first time for everything.” […]
View the tee times for round 3 of The 2015 Rex Hospital Open: Saturday May 30, 2015.
Think of him as the Flash of the fairways. “I definitely don’t mess around. When I get my number I’m ready to go,” said Wes Roach. “I don’t think about too, too much, just point and shoot.” Roach is golf’s regular land speed record setter. Last year at the Wyndham the Duke product shot a 65 in the time it takes to sit through Kevin Costner’s ‘Tin Cup.’ […]
Thompson, who won the Rex in 2007 and 2011, moved into the lead Friday after the second round at TPC Wakefield Plantation. With a 3-under-par 68, the former South Carolina golfer was at 11-under 131 and had a one-shot lead over Richy Werenski, Darron Stiles, Drew Scott and Steve Allan of Australia in the Web.com Tour event. […]
Power bolted into the lead Thursday at the Rex Hospital Open, setting a new course record with a 10-under-par 61 at TPC Wakefield Plantation. Late in the opening round, he held a two-shot lead over two-time Rex champion Kyle Thompson, who opened with an 8-under 63, and was three shots ahead of tour rookie Dominic Bozzelli. […]