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Lexi Thompson's charge stirs crowd

Originally Published: March 31, 2012
By Mick Elliott

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -- Lexi Thompson, the 17-year-old LPGA rookie who last year became the youngest winner in women's tour history, birdied four of her opening five holes Saturday in the Kraft Nabisco Championship.

She played onward to post an attention-grabbing 68, going 4 under and jumping from a tie for 33rd into a tie for 12th going into Sunday's final round. Thompson was steady and relentless, bombing drives and stiffing wedges. At one time she reached 6 under, ...

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