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Lexi Thompson

Lexi Thompson

Biography

There's no doubt Lexi is driven, hitting range balls daily for three hours and getting in 18 holes, as well. At 12, she was the youngest female player ever to qualify for the U.S. Women’s Open. Talk about a golf family. One of her older brothers Nick, is a PGA Tour pro, while another, Curtis, is slated to play golf at Louisiana State University this fall. And Lexi’s father, Scott, is caddying for her. Because of her young age, she pursues her education through home schooling by her parents and under close supervision from educational professionals – all while competing on Tour. Lexi has three cats, and is an avid music and reality television fan. She also enjoys bowling and has an affinity for ladybugs.

Personal Highlights

  • Height: 5-11
  • Birthdate: February 10, 1995
  • Birthplace: Coral Springs, FL
  • Turned Pro: 2010

In the Bag

  • Driver: AMP CELL 8.5, neutral in Capri | Fujikura ZCom Six X-flex shaft
  • 3 Wood: BiO CELL+ in Black | Aldila Tour Blue 60s
  • Hybrid: BiO CELL+ 2/3 in Black | Aldila Tour Blue 85s
  • Irons: Cobra S2 Forged irons 4-PW | Rifle Project X 5.0 shafts
  • Wedges: Tour Trusty 50°, 55°, 60°

Season Summary

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Career Highlights

2014

  • T10 The Evian Championship
  • T7 U.S. Women's Open
  • T7 Airbus LPGA Classic 
  • T2 Kingsmill Championship 
  • T6 North Texas LPGA Shootout
  • Won Kraft Nabisco Championship
  • 3 Kia Classic
  • T5 LPGA Honda Classic Thailand

2013

  • Won the Lorena Ochoa Invitational
  • Won the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia by 4 strokes
  • T10 Mobile Bay LPGA Classic
  • T8 HSBC Women's Champions
  • T3 Marathon Classic 
  • T9 Safeway Classic
  • 3 The Evian Championship

2012

  • 2 Navistar Classic
  • T5 Shoprite LPGA Classic
  • 2 Mobile Bay LPGA Classic, average driving distance of 293.50 yards

2011

  • Won the Navistar LPGA Classic by 5 strokes. The victory made Lexi the youngest golfer to win on the LPGA or PGA Tour.
  • Won the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters. The vicotory made Lexi the youngest golfer to win on the Ladies European Tour. 

2010

  • T2 Evian Masters
  • Played on the victorious USA Curtis Cup team with a 4-0-1 record
  • Successfully defended her title at the Ione D. Jones/Doherty
  • Runner-up at the Harder Hall Invitational and the Dixie Amateur 2009 Made the cut at The Championship

2009

  • Won the Junior PGA by 12 strokes
  • A semifinalist at the U.S. Women’s Amateur
  • Started the season with three consecutive prestigious amateur titles, the South Atlantic Amateur (SALLY), lone D. Jones/Doherty and the Southern Amateur
  • Represented the USA at the Junior Solheim Cup and recorded a record of 1-0 in singles, 1-0 in four-ball and 1-0 in foursomes

2008

  • Won the U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship (also played in the 2007 and 2009 Girls’ Juniors)
  • Won the Dixie Amateur
  • Represented the USA at the Junior Ryder Cup and recorded a perfect record of 1-0 in singles, 1-0 in mixed four-ball and 1-0 in foursomes
  • Represented the East team at the Canon Cup, where she recorded a 2-2 record (2-0 in singles and four-ball; 0-2 in foursomes and mixed four-ball)

2007

  • Lowest competitive score (66) in winning the PGA Junior Championship, where she became the event's youngest champion
  • Won the AJGA At Traditions as well as the 2006 and 2007 Doral Publix
  • As a 12-year-old, she became the youngest player in history to qualify for the U.S. Women’s Open; shot 76-82 and did not make the cut
  • Advanced to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Women’s Amateur, the youngest quarterfinalist in the history of the championship
  • Played in three consecutive U.S. Women’s Opens (2007, 2008 and 2009)