In the Winner's Circle with Stacy Lewis

Stacy Lewis
Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images

LPGA golfers Natalie Gulbis, Lexi Thompson and Alison Walshe celebrate with Stacy Lewis after Lewis won the North Texas LPGA Shootout Presented by JTBC at the Las Colinas Country Club on May 4, 2014 in Irving, Texas.

2014 North Texas LPGA Shootout Presented by JTBC
Las Colinas Country Club, Irving, Texas
May 4, 2014

Hometown/Resides – The Woodlands, Texas/Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Birthdate – February 16, 1985– currently 29 years, 2 months, and 18 days
Qualified for LPGA Tour – Earned medalist honors at the 2008 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament
Turned Professional – June 2008

VICTORIES
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LPGA: 9th career victory 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, 2012 RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup, 2013 RICOH Women’s British Open

RACE TO CME GLOBE
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Earns 500 points toward the Race to the CME Globe standings and maintains the No. 1 spot in the rankings with 1,979 points

ROLEX RANKINGS
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With her victory, Stacy is projected to move from No. 3 to No. 2 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings

ROLEX PLAYER OF THE YEAR
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Earns 30 points in the Rolex Player of the Year rankings and takes over the No. 1 spot from Lexi Thompson with 100 points

MONEY
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CAREER: With a $195,000 first-place check, Stacy surpasses Dottie Pepper and moves into the 24th spot on the LPGA Career Money list with $6,866,286.50 made
- SEASON: Stacy has earned $833,976 in 2014 which moves her to into first place on the LPGA Money List following the North Texas LPGA Shootout

TOURNAMENT SPECIFIC
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Previous best finish at the North Texas LPGA Shootout was a tie for seventh in 2013

2014 IN A NUTSHELL
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With her win today: 9 events played,  9 cuts made, $833,976; 1 victory; 7 additional top-10 finishes including two runner-ups (Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic & Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic)

2013 RECAP
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26 events, 25 cuts made, $1,938,868 (3)
- Received the Vare Trophy for a career-low scoring average of 69.484
- 19 top-10 finishes, 3 victories
- Captured second-career major victory at the RICOH Women's British Open
- Led the Tour in birdies, eagles, top-10 finishes, and scoring average
- Competed on her second U.S. Solheim Cup Team and posted a 1-2-1 record

OF NOTE
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Marks the sixth time in her career that Stacy has won after leading after 54 holes
- Made 16 starts between her last win at the 2013 RICOH Women’s British Open and this week
- Fifth American to earn a win on the LPGA Tour this season joining Jessica Korda (Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic), Paula Creamer (HSBC Women’s Champions), Lexi Thompson (Kraft Nabisco Championship) and Michelle Wie (LOTTE LPGA Championship)
- Second player on Tour to record a victory in her home state. Michelle Wie won in Hawaii at the LOTTE LPGA Championship

 

 

 

 

Topics: In the winners circle, Lewis, Stacy, North Texas LPGA Shootout

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