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Lexi Thompson of the United States watches her shot on the second hole during the final round of the LPGA KEB HanaBank Championship at Sky72 Golf Club in Incheon, South Korea, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Teen Lexi Thompson to become LPGA member

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.