Alexis ‘Lexi’ Thompson was born on this day in 1995. She is an American professional golfer who plays on the LPGA Tour.
At age 12, Lexi became the youngest golfer ever to qualify to play in the U.S. Women's Open. She turned professional in June 2010 at age 15.
On September 18, 2011, at the age of 16 years, seven months, and eight days, Thompson set a new record as the youngest-ever winner of an LPGA tournament, when she won the Navistar LPGA Classic.
Three months later she became the second-youngest winner of a Ladies European Tour event, capturing the Dubai Ladies Masters by four strokes.
She won her first Major championship in the 2014 Kraft Nabisco Championship.