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15-Time Winner on LPGA Tour Makes Change

Lexi Thompson discusses the emotional struggles of life on the tour

(Newser) - Lexi Thompson, one of the most popular players on the LPGA Tour, decided Tuesday this will be her last year playing a full schedule. Thompson chose the US Women's Open—the major she first played when she was 12—to announce that she will step away at the end...

Golfer's Absent-Minded Goof Has Repercussions

Nearly 40 players missed practice because Lexi Thompson forgot her passport

(Newser) - Dozens of golfers hoping to win big at the Women's British Open were unable to practice Monday—all because American Lexi Thompson forgot her passport. Driver Ian Wright was transporting the golf clubs of 38 players from Évian-les-Bains, France—host of last week's Evian Championship—to England...

Eagle-Eyed TV Viewer Costs LPGA Golfer a Tourney

'Is this a joke?' Lexi Thompson asked when informed of penalty—a day later

(Newser) - Lexi Thompson is taking a "very needed" three-week break after what she describes on Instagram as "an emotional day." The professional golfer was taking part Saturday in the ANA Inspiration championship in Rancho Mirage, Calif., when she did something that no one noticed—except for a sharp-eyed...

Lexi Thompson, 16: Youngest LPGA Winner Ever

Beats old record by more than 2 years

(Newser) - At just 16 years old, Lexi Thompson became the youngest person to ever win an LPGA event yesterday, with a 5-stroke victory at the Navistar LPGA Classic, reports USA Today . Thompson, who qualified for the US Women's Open at the tender age of 12 and turned pro at 15,...

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