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Lexi Thompson's moment has come

Updated: April 7, 2014, 1:05 AM ET
By Mick Elliott | Special to espnW.com

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -- As a Southern California desert sun began its westerly dip behind the San Jacinta Mountains late Sunday evening, conceding the end of another day, likewise expectancy gave way to reality.

Nineteen-year-old Lexi Thompson made it official. The new face of women's golf now belongs to a 5-foot-11 athletic package of physical fitness and mental toughness, raised with the competitive ferocity of a pit bull. Powered by a final-round 68, the South Florida teenager ...

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