Thursday, May 28, 2015

Thompson Drops Long Distance Bomb in Dallas

Michael Thompson reacts after sinking a long putt on the 17th hole during the first round of the Byron Nelson golf tournament, Thursday, May 28, 2015, in Irving, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

by Roz Roberts III

An unlikely birdie helped Michael Thompson shoot a two under par 68 at the AT&T Byron Nelson on Thursday.  On the par three seventeenth hole, Michael's tee shot found the green but he was a long way from the hole.  In fact, he was a REALLY long way from the hole after his ball came to rest 84 feet and 9 inches away.  Despite it's distance, Michael's putt found the bottom of the cup for a very unlikely two.

After his two under round, Michael is currently tied for 21st heading into Friday's second round.  He tees off at 12:40pm CT with Jason Dufner and Ryan Palmer on Friday

Videos From Round One

Michael Thompson hits his 52-foot pitch shot to 3-feet then makes the putt for birdie on the par-5 7th hole during round one at the 2015 AT&T Byron Nelson.

Michael Thompson birdies the par-4 11th hole in the opening round of the 2015 AT&T Byron Nelson.

Online Links
Michael's Scorecard
Michael on Shot Tracker
Michael's Group on Shot Tracker
Live@ Streaming from Hole #10

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