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Player Profile – Stacy Lewis

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Brief Information about Stacy Lewis

Full Name: Stacy Lewis

Date of Birth: 16th February, 1985Player Profile – Stacy Lewis

Place of Birth: Toledo, Ohio

Height: 5ft 5in (1.65m)

Residence: Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

Nationality: United States of America

Professional Career of Stacy Lewis

Turned Pro: in 2008

Current Tour Played in: LPGA

Stacy Lewis’ Performance in the LPGA Major Championships

Kraft Nabisco Championship: Winner – 2011

LPGA Championship: T2 – 2012

US Women’s Open: 2nd – 2014

Women’s British Open: Winner – 2013

The Evian Championship: T6 – 2013

Other Achievements and Awards for Stacy Lewis

LPGA Player of the Year: 2012

GWAA Female Player of the Year: 2012

LPGA Vare Trophy: 2013

Golf Digest Amateur of the Year: 2007

Dinah Shore Trophy: 2007

Early Life and Amateur Career of Stacy Lewis

Stacy Lewis was born in Toledo in Ohio but grew up in the Woodlands, Texas just outskirts of Houston. She was graduated from the Woodlands High School in the year 2003. When she was 11 she was diagnosed with scoliosis, dieses relates to the human spine. Because of that she missed her first ever collegiate golf season as well as she was recovering from a surgery.

Stacy Lewis was honored with four time All American amateur at the University of Arkansas. She won the Women’s Western Amateur golf tournament in the year 2006. In 2007 she also qualified for the US Open in North Carolina and finished at 93rd position. But in the same year she won the LPGA NW Arkansas Championship, although being a shortened tournament due to rain, Stacy Lewis’s win is counted unofficial. Stacy Lewis was a member of the US Curtis Cup team in the year 2008 and became the first player ever to go 5-0 in a single Curtis Cup. Following this performance Stacy Lewis turned professional during the same year.

Professional Career of Stacy Lewis

Because of her performance in the Curtis Cup, Stacy Lewis got qualified for the US Women’s Open and won medalist honors in the tournament played in Garland in Texas. She struggled to get the membership of the LPGA till that year end and her first major came in the year 2011 when she won the Kraft Nabisco Championship.

Next year Stacy won four tournaments and became the first American player to win the LPGA Player of the Year since Beth Daniel did it in the year 1994. On March 17th 2013 Stacy Lewis became the World No. 1 golfer and won her second major the Women’s British Open at St. Andrews.

Endorsements by Stacy Lewis

  • FILA Golf Apparels
  • Mizuno Corp. Golf Clubs
  • KPMG
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