Friday Company secretary
Saturday Waste management consultant
"My evenings and a lot of daytime," he added, "are spent working in my voluntary role as Askernish Golf Club community interest company chairman. Any other spare time is spent as a crofter, and, oh, I nearly forgot, I have a wife and two children."
Thompson, a 14 handicapper with untapped power, played a lot of golf in his 20s before "drifting away from it." He took up the game again 10 years ago while investigating the received wisdom that an Old Tom Morris course was hidden somewhere in the Askernish dunes. Says Thompson, "I'm probably more interested in the history and culture of golf than I am in playing it."
He's lying, of course.