Named to the SEC Men's Golf Community Service Team ... played in six events, including five of the team's seven spring outings ... was fourth on the team with a career-best 73.39 average ... led the team with a 17th-place finish at the NCAA East Regional after carding back-to-back 68s in the final two rounds for a career-low 54-hole score of 209 ... closed the SEC Championship with a final-round 71 to finish 12th ... picked up his first top-20 finish of the season with a 16th-place showing at the John Hayt Invitational ... was a member of the SEC Spring Sports Academic Honor Roll.
Earned Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar honors from the Golf Coaches Association of America ... Played in 10 of the team's 12 tournaments, including the SEC Championship, NCAA West Regional and NCAA Championship ... Posted a 73.86 average with two top-20 finishes ... Carded a 69 in the second round of the NCAA Championship ... Shot a career-best 67 in the second round of the NCAA West Regional en route to a career-low 211 over 54 holes, helping the Gamecocks to the title ... Tied for team-high honors with a 16th-place finish at the SEC Championship ... Narrowly missed his first top-10 finish of the season with an 11th-place showing at the Robert Kepler Intercollegiate ... Member of the SEC Spring Sports Academic Honor Roll.
Posted a 76.67 average over five tournaments ... Competed in both the NCAA East Regional and NCAA Championship ... Finished tied for 110th at the East Regional ... Played his way into the postseason lineup with a ninth-place finish, the best of his career, as an individual at the Linger Longer Invitational ... Also competed in the TOPY Cup and the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship ... Tied for fourth at the Coker College Collegiate (Garnet Team) ... Tied for eighth at the Billy Joe Patton Intercollegiate (Garnet Team) ... Member of the SEC Spring Sports Academic Honor Roll.
Competed in six tournaments with a 76.89 average ... Shot a season-low 72 four times ... Turned in one top-20 finish, placing in a tie for 19th at the Koch/Cleveland Golf Invitational ... Played in the SEC Championship, finishing 55th ... Member of the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.
Prior to South Carolina
Was a six-year letterman at Richland Northeast High School ... Named AJGA All-American in 2004 ... Listed among the Top 50 on the National Junior Golf Scoreboard, Class of 2004 ... Posted 10 first-place finishes and 23 top-10 finishes in his final two years of junior golf ... Won the 2003 AJGA Dunlop Junior Championship ... Qualified for and played in the 2002 and 2003 Westfield (Ohio) PGA Junior Championship, finishing fourth in 2002 ... Placed first in the Carolinas USGA Jr. Amateur Qualifier and played in the U.S. Junior Amateur in Maryland in 2003 ... Was a member of Team USA at the World Junior Golf Cup Grand Finals in August of 2001 ... Won two of three matches in the event as the U.S. team beat Canada in St. Andrews, Scotland.
Thomas' Career Stats
(Garnet Team events not counted in career bests and season stroke averages)