In the Winner's Circle with Lexi Thompson

Lexi Thompson
Photo Credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images

Lexi Thompson of the USA poses with the winner's trophy as a amariachi band performs after her victory at the Lorena Ochoa Invitational Presented by Banamex at the Guadalajara Country Club on November 17, 2013 in Guadalajara, Mexico.

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IN THE WINNER’S CIRCLE with LEXI THOMPSON
2013 Lorena Ochoa Invitational Presented by Banamex
Guadalajara Country Club
November 17, 2013

Born: Coral Springs, Fla.
Lives: Coral Springs, Fla.
Birthdate: February 10, 1995 – currently 18 years, 9 months, and 7 days
Qualified for LPGA Tour: Won the 2011 Navistar LPGA Classic as a non-member
Turned Professional: June 2010

VICTORIES
- LPGA: Third-career victory; second as an LPGA Tour member Previous wins: 2013 Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia; 2011 Navistar LPGA Classic

MONEY
- CAREER: With the $200,000 first-place check, Lexi moves into the 128th spot on the LPGA Career Money List with $1,798,007
- SEASON: Lexi crossed the $1 million mark in season earnings with $1,186,986 and moves into 4th on the 2013 LPGA Official Money List
- Becomes the fifth different multiple time winner this season joining Stacy Lewis, Inbee Park, Suzann Pettersen, and Beatriz Recari
- Earns 40 U.S. Solheim Cup points and moves into first on the points list with 96 points

TOURNAMENT SPECIFIC
- Improves on her T26 finish she had in her only previous appearance at the Lorena Ochoa Invitational in 2012

2013 IN A NUTSHELL
- 21 events, 16 cuts made, $1,206,989 earned, 2 wins, 5 additional top-10s
- Ranks second in driving distance (270.289 yards) and second in eagles (12)

2012 RECAP
- 23 events, 19 cuts made, $611,021 earned (21), 4 top-10 finishes
- Recorded season-best runner-up finish at the Navistar LPGA Classic where she also recroded a career-low 63 in the first round
- Ranked second in driving distance with a 272.06 driving average, second in eagles (8) and second in Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year points

 

Topics: In the winners circle, Thompson, Lexi, Lorena Ochoa Invitational

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