Lexi Thompson - Bio, Net Worth, Age, Husband, Ranking, Height, Parents
Lexi Thompson is an American professional golfer who regularly plays on the LPGA Tour. She was the youngest golfer to qualify for the US Women’s Open at the age of 12 but she didn’t make the cut. She turned professional in June 2010 at age 15. She set a then-new record on 18th September 2011 as the youngest-ever winner of an LPGA tournament, at the age of 6 years, seven months, and eight days, when she won the Navistar LPGA Classic. In December 2022, she became the second-youngest winner of a Ladies European Tour event capturing the Dubai Ladies Masters. Since her LPGA debut, Thompson won 11 LPGA Tour events. She won her first major championship at the 2014 Kraft Nabisco Championship at the age of 19 years, 1 month, and 27 days. Her current ranking is #7 as of June 2022.
What is Lexi Thompson Famous For?
- Being a professional golfer.
- Being the youngest golfer ever to qualify to play in the U.S. Women's Open at the age of twelve.
Where is Lexi Thompson From?
Lexi Thompson was born with the birth name of Alexis Noel Thompson in Coral Springs, Florida, the USA on 10th February 1995. She is American by nationality and her ethnicity is American-White. Her horoscope sign is Aquarius and her religion is Christian. Her present age is 27 as of 2022. Her mother’s name is Judy Thompson and her father’s name is Scott Thompson. She has two brothers namely Nicholas Thompson and Curtis Thompson. She was home-schooled and told an interviewer in September 2012 that she had "graduated a few months ago".
Lexi Thompson Career Timeline
- Lexi Thompson, at the age of 12, became the youngest player to qualify for the U.S. Women's Open. She shot 86-82 and failed to make the cut during the tournament.
- Next, in 2007, she won the Aldila Junior Classic to become the second-youngest winner in American Junior Golf Association (AJGA). Then, she won the Westfield Junior PGA Championship to become the youngest winner in Junior PGA Championship history.
- Also, she won the U.S. Girls' Junior in 2008 and qualified again in 2008 for U.S. Women's Open where she shot 75-77 and she again failed to make the cut, this time by two strokes.
- She qualified for the third time for the U.S. Women's Open as a 14-year-old in the year 2009.
- As an amateur, she played in the Women's Australian Open, where she finished T16 (+3), 12 strokes behind the winner, Yani Tseng.
- She then won the 2009 Verizon Junior Heritage after a sudden-death playoff with Laetitia Beck.
- She announced that she had turned professional on June 16, 2010.
- She then played qualifiers held in Florida in May to gain entry to the U.S. Women's Open.
- She next finished T10 at the tournament, +6 (73-74-70-73=290), nine shots behind winner Paula Creamer.
- She finished T2, −13 (69-72-67-67=275), one shot behind the winner, and made $242,711 at the Evian Masters.
- She played three more events on the LPGA Tour in 2010.
- She petitioned the LPGA in December 2010 to allow her to play in up to 12 LPGA tournaments in 2011.
- She next played in one-day tournaments in October 2010 on the Fuzion Minor League Golf Tour.
- She returned to play against women in February 2011 at the Women's Australian Open and the ANZ Ladies Masters.
- She won a one-round Fuzion Tour event, on February 21, at her home course in Coral Springs, Florida.
- In March, she attempted the Monday qualifier for the LPGA Kia Classic but failed to qualify.
- Her first LPGA tournament in 2011 was the Avnet LPGA Classic.
- In her fifth LPGA tournament she played in 2011, the Evian Masters, she finished tied for 36th.
- At age sixteen, she became the youngest winner ever on the LPGA Tour, breaking the previous record set by Marlene Hagge at age 18 in 1952.
- She won the Dubai Ladies Masters on 17th December 2011. This win made her the youngest professional winner on the LET at age 16 years, 10 months, and 7 days.
- Her petition was approved on September 30, 2011, and Thompson became a member of the tour for 2012.
- She earned her fourth career LPGA win and first major championship at the 2014 Kraft Nabisco Championship making her the second-youngest women's major winner at the time.
- She earned her fifth and sixth career wins at the Meijer LPGA Classic and the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship.
- She earned her seventh LPGA Tour win at the Honda LPGA Thailand in 2016.
- She earned her first victory at the World Ladies Championship Salonpas Cup on the LPGA Tour of Japan.
- She started her 2017 season at the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic where, in the second round, she shot a 61 (−12).
- She won the Indy Women in Tech Championship on September 9 for her 9th win.
- She withdrew from the Ricoh Women's British Open in 2018 and took a month-long leave from the LPGA.
- On 18th November 2018, she won the CME Group Tour Championship with an 18-under total giving her a four-shot victory.
- On 2nd June 2019, she had her best finish a T2nd in the U.S. Women's Open at the Country Club of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina.
- On 9th June, she won the ShopRite LPGA Classic outside of Atlantic City, New Jersey.
- She started the year at the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions finishing T7th.
- In June 2021, she led the U.S. Women's Open going into the last round at The Olympic Club in San Francisco, California.
- After her tie for fifth place, she made $79,951 at the Meijer LPGA Classic on June 19. She moved to 10th on the all-time career money list on the LPGA Tour, earning $12,608,045 in 230 events over 10 years, starting from her LPGA membership in 2012.
U.S. National Team Appearances
- Junior Ryder Cup: 2008 (winners)
- Junior Solheim Cup: 2009 (winners)
- Curtis Cup: 2010 (winners)
- Solheim Cup: 2013, 2015 (winners), 2017 (winners), 2019, 2021
- International Crown: 2014, 2016 (winners), 2018
Lexi Thompson Achievement and Highlights
- 2003 – Won U.S. Kids Golf World Championship
- 2004 – Won U.S. Kids Golf World Championship
- 2007 – second round, U.S. Girls' Junior
- 2007 quarterfinalist, U.S. Women's Amateur
- 2008 – Won U.S. Girls' Junior (final 5 & 4 over Karen Chung)
- 2009 third round, U.S. Girls' Junior
- 2009 semifinalist, U.S. Women's Amateur
- LPGA Vare Trophy in 2017
- Race to the CME Globe in 2017
How much is Lexi Thompson Net Worth and Salary?
Lexi Thompson is a professional golfer who has made a huge amount of money from her professional career. She has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2022. Her main source of income comes from her golf career and today, she is living a lavish lifestyle from her earnings. Her career earnings is $12,528,094 until now and she is making an annual salary in around $1 Million. She has also signed sponsorship deals with Cobra-PUMA Golf and with Red Bull. She collected her first professional check for $72,131. In 2022, she earned over $890k from the tournament prize.
Who is Lexi Thompson Boyfriend?
Lexi Thompson is not married yet and she is still to get married yet. She is assumed to be single at present and she is focusing on her career at present. There is no news or information regarding her dating affairs and relationship. Her sexual orientation is straight.
How tall is Lexi Thompson?
Lexi Thompson stands at the height of 6 feet and her body weight consists of 72 kg. Her hair color is blonde and her eye color is blue. Her body measurement is 35-25-35 inches and wears a bra size of 34 A. her shoe size is 8.5(US) and her dress size is 6(US). She has got an athletic body type.
Trivias About Lexi Thompson You Need To Know.
- Her birth name is Alexis Noel Thompson.
- Her horoscope sign is Aquarius.
- She has two brothers.
- Lexi Thompson, at the age of 12, she became the youngest player to qualify for the U.S. Women's Open.