Former World No. 1 looking to close season on high note
Stacy Lewis is set to return to action next week when she competes in the CME Group Tour Championship, the final tournament of the 2019 LPGA season.
Lewis figured that her season was over when she was forced to withdraw from the Solheim Cup in September after suffering a stress fracture in her rib. At the time, she was 54th on the field list for the CME Group Tour Championship and was projected to miss the next six events. “I just had to let the bone heal,” said Lewis, “so there’s not really anything you can do.”
Lewis has received multiple pieces of good news recently. Not only has her doctor cleared her to resume golf activities, but she has also secured the 60th, and final, spot in the CME Group Tour Championship field.
The former World No. 1 will now compete for the $1.5 million purse. “I don’t have very high expectations,” said Lewis, “and I don’t know how I will play.... But I’m tired of sitting around.” Lewis is using the upcoming tournament to get herself in better position for no-cut events that are set to take place in Thailand and Singapore next year. She also hopes to identify the parts of her game that she will focus on during the offseason.
Best of luck to Stacy as she looks to build some momentum heading into the 2020 LPGA Tour season!