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This page is our hub for information and features about golfer Alexis "Lexi" Thompson. As we add new stuff about Lexi Thompson to other parts of About.com Golf, we index those features here. And you can always find the bio and photo galleries of the golfer here.

Thompson Earns First Major at 2014 KNC

Lexi Thompson won the 2014 Kraft Nabisco Championship to earn her first win in an LPGA major.

Alexis Thompson Biography

Lexi Thompson biograhy
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Read about the golf phenom from her early days on the course, her junior and amateur play, and her LPGA tournaments.

Alexis Thompson Pictures

Lexi Thompson photo galleries
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Our photo galleries of Thompson are listed here, including one that covers her earliest tournaments at the professional level.

Win No. 2 at 2013 Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia

Here's a brief look at where Lexi Thompson stood after winning for the second time on the LPGA Tour.

Lexi Thompson Granted LPGA Membership

The LPGA announced it is waiving its minimum-age requirement and granting Alexis Thompson membership beginning with the 2012 season, when she will be 17. This follows by a couple weeks her victory in the Navistar LPGA Classic.

Lexi Thompson Makes History With First Win at Age 16

Lexi Thompson 2011 Navistar Classic Third Round
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On Sept. 18, 2011, Lexi Thompson won the Navistar LPGA Classic at age 16, becoming the youngest-ever winner on the LPGA Tour (a record since broken). Here's a look at the implications of that victory, what it means for Thompson's LPGA status, and whether Michelle Wie serves as a cautionary tale about Thompson hype.

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Photo Gallery: Lexi's first win

Poll: How Many More Wins for Lexi?

As noted above, Lexi Thompson earned her first win at the 2011 Navistar LPGA Classic at age 16. How many times do you think Thompson will win over the course of her career? Look into the future and make your prediction:

Poll: How many LPGA tournaments will Lexi Thompson win in her career? (click your choice to cast vote)
1) Fewer than 10
2) 10-19
3) 20-29
4) 30-39
5) More than 40

LPGA Declines Thompson's Request for More Tournaments

In late 2010, 15-year-old Lexi Thompson asked for the right to play in more tournaments in 2011, despite being shy of the tour's minimum-age requirement. The LPGA Tour said no.

15-Year-Old Lexi Thompson Petitions LPGA for more Playing Time

This blog post from 2010 explains what Lexi Thompson was asking for when she petitioned the LPGA Tour to grant her more opportunities to play during 2011.

Lexi Thompson Turns Pro at Age 15

In early 2010, Lexi Thompson announced the she would turn pro a couple months later, at the age of 15. Here is our post about the decision written at the time of her announcement.

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