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Teen Sensation Thompson To Become LPGA Member

Last Updated on Monday, 03 October 2011 01:11 Monday, 03 October 2011 00:47

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Lexi Thompson proved she was good enough to play on the LPGA Tour as a 16-year-old when she beat a strong field by five shots two weeks ago. She was granted membership Friday based on more than birdies and bogeys.

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Rebecca Lee-Bentham Moves Into 6th At LPGA Q-School

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 September 2011 23:48 Wednesday, 28 September 2011 23:35

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Toronto's Rebecca Lee-Bentham continued her strong play at the Plantation Golf and Country Club on Wednesday, moving into a tie for sixth in the second stage of LPGA Tour Q-School.

Lee-Bentham carded her second straight round of 2-under 70 and sits at 4-under 140, four strokes behind leader Stephanie Na.

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LPGA's Belen Mozo Poses Naked In ESPN 'Body Issue'

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 September 2011 22:54 Wednesday, 28 September 2011 22:15

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LPGA rookie Belen Mozo will be featured in the upcoming ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue, according to USA Today's Michael McCarthy.

In McCarthy's column for the USA Today, entitled 'Nude awakening: Athletes posing in ESPN's Body Issue,' McCarthy divulged the names of the athletes who will strip down with only their privates covered in strategic fashion.

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After Big Win, Thompson Hopes To Be Tour Regular

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 September 2011 08:33 Wednesday, 21 September 2011 08:13

 

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(AP) — Golf's latest female phenom has no interest in teeing it up with the guys.

Being able to play full-time on the LPGA Tour is challenge enough for Lexi Thompson.

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Lexi Thompson Youngest Ever To Win On LPGA Tour

Last Updated on Sunday, 18 September 2011 22:43 Sunday, 18 September 2011 21:57

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PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Lexi Thompson was poised to become the youngest player to win an LPGA Tour event at a fresh-faced 16, sitting five strokes ahead of the field and one round from history.

So what was the dinner table topic the night before? "Boys. Boys definitely came up," she said.

Hey, she's an LPGA winner. But she's still 16.

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