In the Winner's Circle with Stacy Lewis

Stacy Lewis
Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Stacy Lewis celebrates after winning the the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup at Wildfire Golf Club on March 17, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona.

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

VICTORIES


- LPGA:
Seventh 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

MONEY


- CAREER:
With the $225,000 first-place check, Stacy moves to 46th on the LPGA Career Money List with $4,619,80650

- SEASON:
Stacy has earned $526,364 this season and is first on the 2013 LPGA Official Money List

TOURNAMENT SPECIFIC


- Previous best finish at the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup was T10 in 2012

2013 IN A NUTSHELL


- Is projected to move to No. 1 in the Rolex Rankings with her victory. Rankings will be announced officially on Monday
- 4 events, 4 cuts made, $526,364 earned, 2 wins, 3 top-10s
- This week’s victory is her second consecutive win this season

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

OF NOTE


- Crossed the $3 and $4 million mark in 2012
- Is projected to become the seventh player to take over No. 1 in the Rolex Rankings, joining Annika Sorenstam, Lorena Ochoa, Jiyai Shin, Ai Miyazato, Cristie Kerr and Yani Tseng
- Would be the second American to be top-ranked in the world – other was Kerr in 2010

 

 

Topics: Lewis, Stacy, In the winners circle, LPGA Founders Cup