This week is all about...Stacy Lewis

Every week throughout 2012, we will spotlight one LPGA player and provide an in depth look into her life -- both on the course and off of it. Keep coming back each day to learn more about Stacy Lewis.

MEDIA BUZZ...

Official Stacy Lewis Website

Stacy Lewis donates $100,000 to Alma Mater

Young golfers inspired by Lewis’ battle with scoliosis

Stacy Lewis has sights set on Yani Tseng's No. 1 ranking

Trying to put herself on notice

 

My Trip to Africa by Stacy Lewis

Stacy Lewis spent part of her off season traveling with fellow Tour member Betsy King's Golf Fore Africa and donating her time to improve living conditions in several areas of Africa. Lewis is heavily involved in charity efforts and will be playing in this week's RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup for the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS.org).

My trip with Golf Fore Africa was amazing! I would definitely do it again.

I will admit that I was a little nervous in the days leading up to leaving. I really had no idea what to expect. I had seen pictures and had been told what it would be like, but it was hard to not be nervous. More>>

 

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Sights Set High
by Katie Ann Robinson

Stacy Lewis has her eye on the No. 1 spot

Stacy Lewis had to pinch herself the Monday following the ShopRite LPGA Classic just to make sure she wasn’t dreaming.

Sure enough, the Rolex Ranking confirmed it: she was not only the top-ranked American on the LPGA Tour but also the third-greatest golfer in the world. 

“It’s still pretty unbelievable to me” Lewis says. “I had to wake up Monday morning just making sure like it really happened, that I really was the top American. I worked hard and I know I’ve been playing well but to be the top player in the whole country is pretty unbelievable.”

It was a position the four-year veteran never thought would be tangible this early in her career. But after a sizzling start to the 2012 campaign, Lewis vaulted past 14-time winner and 15-year veteran Cristie Kerr, who had held the top position for nearly the entirety of Lewis’ career on the LPGA Tour. More>>

 

2012 STATISTICS
  • STARTS: 14
  • VICTORIES: 2
  • DRIVING ACCURACY: 73% (57)
  • BIRDIES: 193 (1)
  • SAND SAVES: 40% (77)
  • TOP 10 FINISHES: 9
  • EARNINGS: $941,860
  • EAGLES: 5 (2)
  • PUTTS PER GREEN: 1.75 (3)
  • GIR: 73% (4)
  • DRIVING AVERAGE: 263 (17)
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