In the Winner's Circle with Stacy Lewis
2014 Walmart NW Arkansas Championship Presented by P&G
Pinnacle Golf Club, Rogers, Arkansas
June 29, 2014
Hometown/Resides – The Woodlands, Texas/Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Birthdate – February 16, 1985– currently 29 years, 4 months, and 13 days
Qualified for LPGA Tour – Earned medalist honors at the 2008 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament
Turned Professional – June 2008
o LPGA: 11th career victory Previous wins: 2011 Kraft Nabisco Championship, 2012 Mobile Bay LPGA Classic, 2012 ShopRite LPGA Classic, 2012 Navistar LPGA Classic, 2012 Mizuno Classic, 2013 HSBC Women’s Champions, 2012 RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup, 2013 RICOH Women’s British Open, 2014 North Texas LPGA Shootout, 2014 ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer
· RACE TO CME GLOBE
o Earns 500 points toward the Race to the CME Globe standings and maintains the No. 1 spot in the rankings with 3,594 points
· ROLEX RANKINGS
o With her victory, Stacy will remain No. 1 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings and will hold the top spot for five-consecutive weeks.
· ROLEX PLAYER OF THE YEAR
o Earns 30 points in the Rolex Player of the Year rankings and stays No. 1 in points with 190 points. Lewis won the award in 2012.
o CAREER: With a $300,000 first-place check, Stacy’s career earnings increase to $7,913,537. She surpasses Betsy King for 19th on the Career Money List.
o SEASON: Stacy has earned $1,881,227 in 2014 and reclaims the top spot on the Official Money List.
· TOURNAMENT SPECIFIC
o Previous finishes at the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship:
§ 2008- T49*
§ 2009 – T21
§ 2010 – T9
§ 2011 – T8
§ 2012 – T19
§ 2013 – T4
*played as an amateur
o Led after 18 holes in 2007 as an amateur before the event was rained out and marked unofficial
o Becomes the first American to win the event
· 2014 IN A NUTSHELL
o With her win today: 15 events played, 15 cuts made, $1,881,227; 3 victories; 12 additional top-10 finishes including three runner-ups (Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic, Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic, U.S. Women’s Open)
· 2013 RECAP
o 26 events, 25 cuts made, $1,938,868 (3)
o Received the Vare Trophy for a career-low scoring average of 69.484
o 19 top-10 finishes, 3 victories
o Captured second-career major victory at the RICOH Women's British Open
o Led the Tour in birdies, eagles, top-10 finishes, and scoring average
o Competed on her second U.S. Solheim Cup Team and posted a 1-2-1 record
· OF NOTE
o Marks the third time in her career to record at least three wins in a season (4 wins in 2012 and 3 wins in 2013)
o Third win in her last seven starts
o Her win marks the 10th victory by an American in the first 16 events of the 2014 season. Six of the last seven events on Tour have been won by American players.