Interest

Driving Range, Family, Kickboxing, Bikram Yoga, Golf

Summary

A versatile professional, Lauren Thompson hosts several programs on the Golf Channel, such as Top 10 and GolfNow. As a former host of Destination Golf, she traveled to numerous exotic locales, including Ireland and Hawaii, for her television work. Her work in this domain also allows her to interact with celebrities, such as Hootie & the Blowfish band members. Throughout her career, she appeared in an abundance of print advertisements and commercials and served as voice-over talent. In addition, Lauren Thompson contributed as on-air talent for numerous short features, such as the College Sports Minute and Sonic March to the Championship. She currently anchors programming on the SEC Digital Network. Blonde, with an award-winning smile, Ms. Thompson built her career around modeling, acting, and hosting. Throughout the years, Lauren Thompson appeared in advertisements for Ron Jon Surf Shop, Venice Honda, Palm Bay Chevrolet, and Avectra Software and participated in music videos for Jason Aldean and Sevendust. An active individual, she cites skills in bowling, horseback riding, computers, jet skiing, and snow skiing, among others. Lauren Thompson grew up in Orlando and studied marketing and communications at the University of Central Florida. A sorority member, she served as Director of Chairs of the Pan-Hellenic Executive Board. In addition, she earned recognition as a Florida Bright Futures Scholar and maintained membership in the Order of Omega Honors Society. A charitable individual, Lauren Thompson supports the Orlando Humane Society and the SPCA of Central Florida. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, kickboxing, playing golf, and engaging in Bikram yoga.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2009 - Present

Host

Golf Channel

Education

Education
Jun 2000 - Dec 2005

BA

University of Central Florida