5 things that will surprise you about Lexi Thompson children

5 things that will surprise you about Lexi Thompson children

Lexi Thompson became only the second woman to record a sub-70 round in a PGA Tour event on Friday when she carded a 2-under 69 at the PGA Tour’s Shriners Children’s Open. Thompson joins Michelle Wie West, who twice shot 2-under 68 at the Sony Open.

Thompson’s exhilarating run toward the weekend made Friday golf at the Shriners must-see TV. While her even-par effort is expected to come up short, the 11-time LPGA winner dug deep to hover around the cutline for the entire back nine.

Thompson became only the seventh woman to tee it up in a PGA Tour event. No woman has made the cut against the men since Babe Didrikson Zaharias in 1945.

Here are five takeaways from Thompson’s inspiring effort:

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