Who's who: Stacy Lewis

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Who's who: Stacy Lewis

  • Name:

    Stacy Lewis
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    Feb 16, 1985 in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    2008
  • Website:

    https://www.stacysback.com

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (2). Curtis Cup player (2008). Solheim Cup player (2011, '13, '15, '17). Multiple wins on the LPGA and Asian Tours. LPGA leading money winner (2014). Held the position of No.1 golfer in the Women's Official World Golf Rankings.

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Born in Toledo, Ohio, Lewis grew up in The Woodlands, outside Houston, Texas, and attended college at the University of Arkansas. In 2008 as an amateur golfer, Lewis became the first player ever to go 5-0 in a single Curtis Cup (which was contested on the Old Course, St Andrews).

Lewis recorded her first LPGA Tour win as an amateur, two years before joining the Tour as a professional. The win was declared unofficial, since rain shortened the event to just one round. Her first official professional win came in 2011, an event that just happened to be a major championship.

Top tournaments won by Stacy Lewis

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Lewis, Stacy

Score

279 (-5)

Prize money

US$225,000

Title sponsor

ASI

Played as the Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open (Aug 13-16; LET/LPGA Trs event). Stacy Lewis (USA) beat Cheyenne Knight (USA), Azahara Muñoz (Esp) and Emily Kristine Pedersen (Den) with a birdie at the first playoff hole (par-4 18th). [Renaissance Club, Gullane, East Lothian].

2017
America
268 (-20)
$195,000
Cambia Health

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Lewis, Stacy

Score

268 (-20)

Prize money

$195,000

Title sponsor

Cambia Health

Played as the Cambia Portland Classic presented by JTBC (Aug 31-Sep 3). Second-placed In-gee Chun (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind Lewis (USA), who recorded her first LPGA Tour win in over three years. [Columbia Edgewater CC, Portland, Oregon].

2014
America
Las Colinas CC
268 (-16)
$195,000
JTBC

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Lewis, Stacy

Venue

Las Colinas CC

Score

268 (-16)

Prize money

$195,000

Title sponsor

JTBC

Played as the North Texas LPGA Shootout presented by JTBC (May 1-4). Second-placed Meena Lee (S Kor) finished 6 shots behind home-state winner Stacy Lewis (USA), who recorded her ninth LPGA Tour win. [Las Colinas CC, Irving, TX].

2014
Awards
$2,539,039
see Score
LPGA Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Lewis, Stacy

Venue

Score

$2,539,039

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

LPGA Tr

Lewis (USA) won the LPGA Tour 2014 Money List, with season earnings of $2,539,039 on the Tour. Inbee Park (S Kor) was second with $2,226,641; Lydia Ko (NZ) was third with $2,089,033.

2014
America
197 (-16)
$225,000
ShopRite

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Lewis, Stacy

Score

197 (-16)

Prize money

$225,000

Title sponsor

ShopRite

Played as the ShopRite LPGA Classic presented by Acer (May 30-Jun 1). Second-placed Christina Kim (USA) finished 6 shots behind Lewis (USA), who recorded her tenth US LPGA Tour win. [Bay course, Seaview Resort, Galloway, nr Atlantic City, NJ].

2014
America
201 (-12)
$300,000
Walmart

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Lewis, Stacy

Score

201 (-12)

Prize money

$300,000

Title sponsor

Walmart

Played as the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G (June 27-29). Second-placed Lydia Ko (NZ), Cristie Kerr (USA) and Angela Stanford (USA) finished 1 shot behind Stacy Lewis (USA). [Pinnacle CC, Rogers, Arkansas].

2014
Awards
69.53
n/a
LPGA Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Lewis, Stacy

Venue

Score

69.53

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

LPGA Tr

Lewis (USA) won her second straight Vare Trophy, recording the season's lowest scoring average on the LPGA Tour. Inbee Park (S Kor) was second with 69.68; Michelle Wie (USA) was third with 69.82.

2014
Awards
231 pts
n/a
Rolex

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Lewis, Stacy

Venue

Score

231 pts

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

Rolex

Lewis (USA) won her second LPGA Rolex Player of the Year Award, based on a points system for top 10 finishes and performance in Majors. Inbee Park (S Kor) was second with 226 pts; Lydia Ko (NZ) was third with 182 pts.

2013
America
265 (-23)
$225,000
RR Donnelley

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Lewis, Stacy

Score

265 (-23)

Prize money

$225,000

Title sponsor

RR Donnelley

Played as the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup (March 14-17). Second-placed Ai Miyazato (Jpn) finished 3 shots behind Stacy Lewis (USA). [Wildfire GC, Phoenix, AZ; composite of back-nines of Palmer & Faldo courses].

2013
Awards
69.48
n/a
LPGA Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Lewis, Stacy

Venue

Score

69.48

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

LPGA Tr

Lewis (USA) won the Vare Trophy, recording the season's lowest scoring average on the LPGA Tour. Suzann Pettersen (Nor) was second with 69.70; Inbee Park (S Kor) was third with 69.87. Lewis was the first American since 1994 to win this award.

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Lewis, Stacy

Score

280 (-8)

Prize money

$402,583

Title sponsor

Ricoh

The Ricoh Women's British Open (37th) (Aug 1-4). Second-placed Hee Young Park (S Kor) and Na Yeon Choi (S Kor) finished 2 shots behind Lewis (USA). On the final day Lewis clinched victory with a birdie-birdie finish on the Old Course's famous 17th and 18th holes. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Lewis, Stacy

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

US$210,000

Title sponsor

HSBC

Played as the HSBC Women's Champions (Feb 28-Mar 3; LPGA Tr event). Second-placed Na Yeon Choi (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind Lewis (USA). [Serapong course, Sentosa GC, Singapore].

2012
America
201 (-12)
$225,000
ShopRite

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Lewis, Stacy

Score

201 (-12)

Prize money

$225,000

Title sponsor

ShopRite

Played as the ShopRite LPGA Classic (June 1-3). Second-placed Katherine Hull (Aus) finished 4 shots behind Lewis (USA), who recorded her second straight win in an LPGA Tour strokeplay event. [Bay course, Seaview Resort, Galloway, nr Atlantic City, NJ].

2012
America
270 (-18)
$195,000
Navistar

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Lewis, Stacy

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

$195,000

Title sponsor

Navistar

Played as the Navistar LPGA Classic (Sept 20-23). Second-placed and defending champion Lexi Thompson (USA) finished 2 shots behind Stacy Lewis (USA), who claimed her third LPGA Tour win of 2012. [Senator course, RTJ Golf Trail at Capitol Hill, Prattville, Alabama].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Lewis, Stacy

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

$187,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic (April 26-29). Second-placed Lexi Thompson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Lewis (USA). [Crossings course, RTJ Golf Trail at Magnolia Grove, Mobile, AL].

2012
Asia
Kashikojima CC
205 (-11)
US$180,000
Mizuno

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Lewis, Stacy

Venue

Kashikojima CC

Score

205 (-11)

Prize money

US$180,000

Title sponsor

Mizuno

Played as the Mizuno Classic (Nov 2-4; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Bo-mee Lee (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind Lewis (USA), who claimed her fourth LPGA Tour title of 2012. [Kintetsu Kashikojima CC, Shima-Shi, Mie, Jpn].

2012
Awards
221 pts
n/a
Rolex

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Lewis, Stacy

Venue

Score

221 pts

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

Rolex

Lewis (USA) won the LPGA Tour Rolex Player of the Year Award, based on a points system for top 10 finishes and performance in Majors.

2011
Majors
275 (-13)
$300,000
Kraft Nabisco

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Lewis, Stacy

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

$300,000

Title sponsor

Kraft Nabisco

Played as the Kraft Nabisco Championship (40th) (Mar 31-Apr 3). Defending champion and second-placed Yani Tseng (Taiw) finished 3 shots behind Lewis (USA), who recorded her first LPGA Tour win and her first major championship title. [Dinah Shore Tournament course, Mission Hills CC, Rancho Mirage, CA].

2007
America
65 (-6)
amateur
John Q Hammons

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Lewis, Stacy

Score

65 (-6)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

John Q Hammons

Played as the inaugural LPGA NW Arkansas Championship presented by John Q Hammons (Sept 7-9). Second-placed Teresa Lu (Taiw), Katherine Hull (Aus) and Kristy McPherson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Stacy Lewis (USA, amateur). Event was weather-shortened from 54 to 18 holes and dropped from the 2007 official LPGA Tour schedule, depriving Lewis of her first official LPGA Tour win. [Pinnacle CC, Rogers, Arkansas].

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