He had a decorated junior golf career, ranking #1 in the Junior Golf World Rankings in 1980 (Golf Digest). Moore played college golf at Oklahoma State where he was a teammate of Scott Verplank, Willie Wood, and Philip Walton. He was also the program"s 1st Academic All-American in 1984.
Moore played on the Professional Golf Association Tour in 1990, 1991, and 1994.
His best finish was a T4th at the 1990 Buick Southern Open. He also played on the Ben Hogan Tour/Nike Tour (now Webcom Tour) from 1991 to 1993.
After retiring from tournament golf, Moore worked as a teaching professional at English Turn Golf and Country Club in New Orleans. Moore died in 1998 of a rare blood disease diagnosed as primary amyloidosis.
He was 35. The annual Tommy Moore Memorial Junior Golf Championship is held annually in conjunction with the All-State Sugar Bowl.
The event is presented by the Kelly Gibson Foundation. Nationwide Tour wins
1993 Nike Boise Open.