Stacy Lewis is an American professional golfer. She competes on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour. Having turned professional in 2008, she has won 13 LPGA Tour events, as of August 2020. She won two major championships: 2011 Kraft Nabisco Championship and 2013 Women’s British Open. She reached the career-high ranking at No. 1 in 2013. She was named LPGA Player of the Year twice in 2012 and 2014. She played collegiate golf at the University of Arkansas and is a four-time All-American.
What is Stacy Silva Famous For?
- Named LPGA Player of the Year in 2012 and 2014.
- 2005 SEC Freshman Golfer of the Year.
Where is Stacy Silva From?
Stacy Silva was born on 16 February 1985. Her birth place is in Toledo, Ohio in the United States. She holds an American nationality. She was born to a father, Dale Lewis, and a mother, Carol Lewis. She grew up in Texas at The Woodlands outside of Houston. She belongs to white ethnicity and her zodiac sign is Aquarius. Her religion is Christianity.
She attended The Woodlands High School, from where she graduated in 2003. She started playing golf at high school. She was diagnosed with scoliosis at the age of 11. She was treated by a spinal fusion when she was in high school. She attended the University of Arkansas. While recovering from surgery, she redshirted her first collegiate golf season. She is a four-time All-American at the University of Arkansas. She won the Southeastern Conference Tournament. She was named 2005 SEC Freshman Golfer of the Year. She won the Women’s Western Amateur in 2006. She was sidelined from the SEC Tournament due to back injury. She won the NCAA Division Division I Championship in 2007. She was selected Golf Digest Amateur of the Year. The same year, she also received the National Golf Coaches Association Dinah Shore Trophy. She won the SEC Tournament in 2008. She was selected SEC Golfer of the Year and SEC Golf Scholar-Athlete of the Year in 2008. She graduated from Arkansas in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting.
Stacy Silva Career
- She won the 92nd Women’s Southern Amateur. She finished second in individual play in leading the U.S. team to a victory at the Copa de las Americas.
- She finished tied for 93rd in the 2007 U.S. Women’s Open.
- She won the 2007 LPGA NW Arkansas Championship. However, the tournament was shortened to one round and her win was declared unofficial.
- She became the first player ever to go 5-0 in a single Curtis Cup representing the U.S. in 2008. The U.S. won 13 to 7 for a sixth consecutive victory over Great Britain and Ireland. It was her last competition as an amateur.
- She then turned professional in 2008.
- She qualified for her first tournament as a professional in the U.S. Women’s Open. She tied for 3rd.
- She competed in seven events on the LPGA tour in 2008 and earned over $247,000. She compiled two top-10 finishes in 2008.
- She failed to earn a spot on the 2008 LPGA Tour.
- She finished as a medalist for the five-round event in the sectional qualifying.
- She recorded her first professional win, as well as her first major championship: 2011 Kraft Nabisco Championship.
- She made her Solheim Cup debut in 2011.
- She won four tournaments in 2012: Mobile Bay LPGA Classic, ShopRite LPGA Classic, Navistar LPGA Classic, and Mizuno Classic.
- She was named the LPGA Player of the Year.
- She won 3 tournaments in 2013: HSBC Women’s Champions, RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup, and Women’s British Open (her second major win).
- She unseated Yani Tseng as the No. 1 ranked woman golfer in March 2013. However, Inbee Park overtook the number one position in April 2013.
- She won three tournaments in 2014: North Texas LPGA Shootout, ShopRite LPGA Classic, and Walmart NW Arkansas Championship.
- Her win at the 2014 ShopRite LPGA Classic reclaimed her number position in the world rankings.
- She also won her second LPGA Player of the Year award.
- She lost the ANA Inspiration in 2015 in a sudden-death playoff to Brittany Lincicome.
- As of June 2015, she was represented by Sterling Sports Management.
- She did not win any tournaments in 2015 and 2016.
- She won the Cambia Portland Classic in 2017. She donated her earnings to the relief for victims of Hurricane Harvey, as pledged prior to the tournament. Her sponsor matched her winner’s check amounting to a total of $390,000.
- She then failed to win any tournaments in 2018 and 2019.
- She won the Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open with a playoff victory in 2020.
Stacy Silva Husband
Stacy Lewis is a married woman. She is married to Gerrod Chadwell. Chadwell is a golf coach. The couple got married in 2016. The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter in October 2018.
She lives in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.
Stacy Silva Height
Stacy Silva stands at a height of 1.65 m i.e. 5 feet and 5 inches tall. She was a body weight of 60 kg. She has a slim and athletic body build. Her body measurements are 33-25-34 inches. Her bra size is 32B. Her shoe size is 8(US) and her dress size is 6(US). Her sexual orientation is straight.
Stacy Silva net worth
Stacy Silva earns from her professional career as a golfer. She competes on the LPGA Tour. Having turned professional in 2008, she has recorded 13 wins on LPGA Tour. She was the top female earner on the 2015 Golf Digest 50 All-Encompassing Money List, ranking at number 41. She has endorsement deals with Mizuno Corp golf clubs, Fila Golf apparel, and KPMG. As of August 2020, she has accumulated career earnings of $13.1 million. her net worth is estimated at $10 million.