In the Winner's Circle with Stacy Lewis

Stacy Lewis
Photo Credit: Warren Little/Getty Images

Stacy Lewis of the United States celebrates with caddie Travis Wilson on the 17th hole during the final round of the Ricoh Women's British Open at the Old Course, St Andrews on August 4, 2013 in St Andrews, Scotland.

IN THE WINNER’S CIRCLE with STACY LEWIS
2013 RICOH Women’s British Open
The Old Course, St. Andrews

Born: The Woodlands, Texas
Lives: Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
Birthdate: February 16, 1985 – currently 28 years, 5 months, and 19 days
Qualified for LPGA Tour: Earned medalist honors at the 2008 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament
Turned Professional: June 2008

VICTORIES:
- LPGA: Eighth-career victory; second-career major championship Previous wins: 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


MONEY:
- CAREER: With the $402,583 first-place check, Stacy surpasses LPGA and World Golf Halls of Famer Nancy Lopez to move into the 40th spot on the LPGA Career Money List with $5,412,824
- SEASON: Crosses the $1 million in season earnings for the third time in her career: Stacy has earned $1,329,299 this season and is 2nd on the 2013 LPGA Official Money List

ROLEX RANKINGS:
- Maintains the No. 2 spot in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings.

TOURNAMENT SPECIFIC:
- Previous finishes at the U.S. Women’s Open: 2007 - CUT; 2008 – T3; 2009 – T48; 2010 – T14; 2011 – T34; 2012 – T46

OF NOTE:
- Breaks a streak of 10-consecutive Asian-born players winning LPGA major championships and is the first American to win a major since she won her first major title at the 2011 Kraft Nabisco Championship
- First American to win the Women’s British Open since Sherri Steinhauer won in 2006

SOLHEIM CUP:
- Earned 120 points and finishes the U.S. Solheim Cup Team points race ranked first with 977 points

2013 IN A NUTSHELL:
- 17 events, 17 cuts made, $1,329,299 earned, 3 wins, 12 top-10s

2012 RECAP:
- Earned Rolex Player of the Year honors, becoming the first American player to win the award since Beth Daniel in 1994
- 26 events, 25 cuts made, $1,872,409 earned (3), four victories, 12 additional top-10 finishes, three runner-up finishes
- Placed in the top-10 in nine additional categories including greens in regulation (75%), putts per greens in regulation (1.751), scoring average (70.333), rounds under par (58), birdies (362), eagles (12), rounds in the 60’s (33), sub-par holes (374), and finished third on the money list with $1,872,409


Topics: Ricoh Women's British Open, Lewis, Stacy, In the winners circle

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