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U.S. Women's Open - Round Two

SAN MARTIN, CA - JULY 08: Lexi Thompson walks on the 9th hole during the second round of the U.S. Women's Open at CordeValle Golf Club on July 8, 2016 in San Martin, California. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Teen Lexi Thompson to become LPGA member

January 1, 1970

Teenage prodigy Alexis Thompson will compete full-time on the LPGA Tour next year after her petition for membership was approved by the LPGA on Sept. 30.