Thursday, January 4, 2018

LPGA Player Profile: Stacy Lewis

With the start of the LPGA season still about three weeks away, I think it is a good time to do another LPGA player profile.

The player I have chosen today is a former #1 player in the world rankings:


Stacy Lewis


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Stacy Lewis spent 25 weeks as the world's #1 player in 2013-2014.

Born:  February 16, 1985
Hometown:  The Woodlands, Texas
Resides: Houston, Texas
Rookie Year: 2009
2017 Earnings:  $1,057,208

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Stacy Lewis wins the 2013 Ricoh British Open at St. Andrews.

Stacy has won 12 times on the LPGA tour, including 2 major championships:

  • 2011 - Kraft Nabisco Championship
  • 2012 - Mobile Bay LPGA Classic
  • 2012 - ShopRite LPGA Classic
  • 2012 - Navistar LPGA Classic
  • 2012 - Mizuno Classic
  • 2013 - HSBC Women's Champions
  • 2013 - RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup
  • 2013 - Ricoh Women's British Open
  • 2014 - North Texas LPGA Shootout
  • 2014 - ShopRite LPGA Classic
  • 2014 - Northwest Arkansas Championship
  • 2017 - Cambia Portland Classic
Stacy Lewis with yours truly.


Best finishes in major championships:

  • ANA Inspiration - 1st in 2011
  • KPMG Women's PGA Championship - 2nd in 2012
  • U.S. Women's Open - 2nd in 2014
  • Ricoh Women's British Open - 1st in 2013
  • The Evian Championship - 6th in 2013


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Stacy Lewis won the Vare Trophy, Player of the Year, and Money List title in 2014.



Career Stats:

  • 237 career starts
  • 218 cuts made (92%)
  • 104 top ten finishes (47.7%)
  • Has $12,465,483 in career earnings (9th on the all-time LPGA career money list)
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Stacy Lewis has been a member of Team USA in the last four Solheim Cups.

Other career highlights:

  • Spent 264 consecutive weeks in the top ten of the Rolex Women's Golf World Rankings.
  • Three consecutive seasons from 2013-15 with a scoring average of below 70, with each one ranking in the top 20 in LPGA history.
  • In 2015 led the LPGA in birdies (407) and putts per greens in regulation (1.74).
  • Tallied an LPGA record 85 sub-par rounds in 2014.
  • Has held the #1 spot in the Rolex Women's World Golf Rankings for 25 weeks in her career.
  • Donated her entire $195,000 winner's check to the Hurricane Relief Fund in her hometown of Houston, Texas.
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Stacy was a member of the winning United States UL Internation Crown team in 2016.


Special Achievements:


  • Represented the United States in the 2016 Rio Olympics, finishing 4th.
  • Member of the victorious U.S. Team in th 2016 UL International Crown.
  • A four time U.S. Solheim Cup team member (2011, 2013, 2015, 2017).
  • 2014 Money List title.
  • 2014 and 2012 Player of the Year.
  • 2013 and 2014 Vare Trophy


Links to Previous Player Profiles:
Azahara Munoz


This Week's Trivia Question:

Who is the highest ranked player on the 2018 LPGA Priority List without a victory on the LPGA tour?

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1 comment:

  1. Stacy certainly found the sweet spot 2012-2014. And her nearly 50% rate of top 10 finishes surprised me. Statistics have a way of showing the reality of a sports career. Thanks Tony.
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