Lexi Thompson Biography
Lexi Thompson is an American professional golf player who plays on the LPGA Tour. At the age of 12, Lexi was the youngest golfer ever to qualify to play in the U.S. Women’s Open. However, she turned professional in June 2010 at age 15 and on September 18, 2011, set a then-new record as the youngest-ever winner of an LPGA tournament after she won the Navistar LPGA Classic.
Three months later, Thompson became the second-youngest winner of a Ladies European Tour event, capturing the Dubai Ladies Masters by four strokes on December 17, 2011. She also won her first major championship at the 2014 Kraft Nabisco Championship at the age of 19 years, making her the second-youngest LPGA golfer to win a major.
Lexi Thompson Age
Thompson is 27 years old as of 2022. She was born on February 10, 1995, in Coral Springs, Florida. In addition, Lexi celebrates her birthday on February 10th every year.
Lexi Thompson Husband
Lexi is very private about her personal information and hence has not disclosed information on her marital status. It is therefore not clear whether she is single, dating, engaged, or married. We promise to update you once the information is available.
Lexi Thompson Family
Thompson was born and raised by her parents Judy and Scott Thompson. She has two siblings, brothers Nicholas Thompson and Curtis Thompson who are also professional golfers. Nicholas plays on the PGA and Korn Ferry Tours while Curtis plays on the Korn Ferry Tour.
Lexi Thompson Height
Thompson stands at an approximate height of 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m).
Lexi Thompson Amateur Career
In 2007, as a 12-year-old, Lexi became the youngest player to qualify for the US Women’s Open. She shot 86-82 in the tournament and did not make the cut. Lucy Li surpassed the record in 2014. In 2007, she also won the Aldila Junior Classic, becoming the American Junior Golf Association’s second-youngest winner (AJGA). She also won the Westfield Junior PGA Championship, making her the youngest winner of the Junior PGA Championship.
She won the U.S. Girls’ Junior in 2008. She qualified for the U.S. Women’s Open again in 2008, shooting 75-77 and missing the cut by two strokes this time. In 2009, she qualified for the US Women’s Open for the third time as a 14-year-old and made the cut for the first time, finishing tied for 34th, +11 (71-73-78-73=295). Later that year, she Monday-qualified for the Navistar LPGA Classic, where she finished tied for 27th, 12 strokes behind winner Lorena Ochoa.
Thompson maintained her amateur status in 2010 for the first half of the year. She competed in the Women’s Australian Open as an amateur, finishing T16 (+3), 12 strokes behind the winner, Yani Tseng. She finished T24, +2 (74-72-73-71=290) at the 2010 Kraft Nabisco Championship, 15 shots behind winner Yani Tseng.
In 2009, she won the Verizon Junior Heritage in a sudden-death playoff with Laetitia Beck. She was a member of the winning United States team in the Curtis Cup competition, where she went undefeated, winning four matches and tying one. She turned pro the following week, claiming that her game was ready for the LPGA Tour.
Lexi Thompson Net Worth
Thompson has an estimated net worth of $12 million. Her income is mainly from her successful career as a professional golfer.