Thompson takes early lead at U.S. Open
SAN FRANCISCO -- In the 2007 U.S. Amateur at the Olympic Club, Michael Thompson lost 2 and 1 to Colt Knost in the finals. That week, the former Alabama star got a preview of some of the changes that were made to the course since the last U.S Open held there in 1998.
On Thursday, the 27-year-old Tucson native had seven birdies and three bogeys for a 4-under-par 66 that was good enough for a 3-shot lead with most of the rounds completed from the morning wave. Thompson, who was a rookie ...
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