Lexi Thompson | Biography

Posted On: 04 Jun, 2014

Lexi Thompson | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth February 10, 1995
Age 26 Years 2 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Golfer
Husband/Spouse Not yet
Boyfriend Not Disclosed
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Not Yet
Married Not yet
Body Measurements 35-25-35 inches
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Height 183 cm
Weight 136 pounds
Children/Kids Not yet

An American professional golfer, Alexis “Lexi” Thompson was born in Coral springs, Florida, U.S. in the year 1995 February 10. At very early age, when she was just 12 years old, she became the youngest golfer ever to qualify to play in the U.S. Women’s Open. Her career achievement in very short span has gained such a height that it is really exceptional in comparison with other younger players. She had already set a new record by being youngest ever winner of an LPGA tournament as well as the winner of the ‘Navistar LPGA Classic’.

Thompson’s two brothers Nicholas Thompson and Curtis Thompson who are also professional golfer were the most influential family members to her and their brothers were like father to her, under their guidance and supervision she gained right momentum to be successful youngest player in short period of time. Lexi did home-schooled and nothing much has been disclosed about education background but it has been revealed that she graduated only few months ago. Her brother Nicholas Thompson is a professional player on the PGA Tour; he has already created the space of popularity in the golf globe.

Her golf career began at the age of 12, when she became the youngest ever player for the U.S. Women’s Open. Later on she signed sponsorship deal with Cobra-PUMA Golf and also with Red Bull and three professional events made her earnings $314,842. After the result of Evian Masters she was in the top 100 list of the ‘Women’s World Golf Rankings’ securing 74th position. Gradually, she began playing one-day tournaments on the Fuzion Minor league Golf Tour that gave new shape in her career. In 2011, Lexi played her first LPGA tournament, her three rounds were tied with her competitor Song-Hee Kim and although she didn’t grab the title but she gave a challenging knockout with only nine strokes behind the winner, Maria Hjorth. The tournament proved that her ability to even compete with other experienced golfer with the confident score. Her continuity in the Fuzion tour sharpens her skills which proved in the ‘Navistar LPGA Classic’ by a five stroke margin over with her competitor ‘Tiffany Joh’. She was allowed to enter in the LPGA Qualifying School for the Tour Membership in 2012 which comprises of three stages that was held in International course in Daytona Beach, Florida. She won stage I by 10 strokes, shooting -23 (66-66-66-67=265) becoming the top 50 finishers where she gain the membership based on her win. She also grab the title of becoming the youngest winner in Junior PGA Championship record. Her consistence focus was to be able to play her best swing shot that she displayed in the U.S. Girls’ Junior tournament where she won the title. Her records in the golf are amazing where she crossed $1 million mark in career earnings securing third place at the Evian Championship. In the year 2013, out of 24 events with 19 cuts she made her earnings of $ 1,206,109 and also standing second in eagles with 12 for the season.

She is 6 feet tall with stiff weight of her body has earned fourth career LPGA win and first major win at the 2014 Kraft Nabisco Championship and the achievement of being second-youngest women’s major winner. There are currently 975 photos and 30428 followers in her instagram where we can get her latest updates and pictures where she connects with her fans. For more information, we can get on wiki as well as on social networking site; facebook and twitter.