March 4, 2013
earned her sixth LPGA Tour title at the HSBC Women’s Champions in Singapore with a 15-under-par 273. The 2012 LPGA Rolex Player of the Year
closed with a 1-under-par 71 for a one-stroke victory over Na Yeon Choi.
Lewis played in eight AJGA tournaments during the 2001 and 2002 seasons. Her junior career was highlighted by a T4 finish at the 2002 Aaron’s / Bob Estes Abilene Junior and a seventh-place finish at the 2002 Junior All-Star at Colonial.
Before turning pro in 2008, Lewis played at the University of Arkansas where she was a four-time All-American and was named SEC Freshman of the Year in 2005.
Lewis will host the second-annual KPMG Stacy Lewis Junior Open, June 17-20, at Lost Springs Golf & Athletic Club in Rogers, Ark.
Michael Thompson finished with a tournament total of 9-under-par 271 to win his first PGA TOUR title at the Honda Classic. Thompson closed with a 1-under-par 69, one of only five players to break par during the final round.
A native of Tucson, Ariz., Thompson competed in the 2001 Winn Grips Heather Farr Classic hosted by Longbow Golf Club. He began his collegiate career at Tulane where he earned four individual championships before transferring to University of Alabama. He posted a trio of fourth-place finishes at the 2006 NCAA Championship, 2007 SEC Championships and the 2007 NCAA Central Regional Championship.
Patrick Cantlay carded a 5-under-par 66 to secure a four-stroke victory at the Colombia Championship. Cantlay finished at 18-under-par 266 for his first Web.com Tour victory.
During his AJGA career, Cantlay was a two-time Rolex Junior All-American. He compiled 10 top-10 finishes, including a win at the 2008 ClubCorp Mission Hills Desert Junior. He finished in the top three twice at the Thunderbird International Junior.
Before turning professional in 2012, Cantlay competed at UCLA where he earned a second-place finish at the NCAA Championship in 2011 and 11 top-10 individual career finishes, including four victories. In 2012, he received the Ben Hogan Award, becoming the youngest winner since Rickie Fowler (2008).