Stacy Lewis has put together a stable 2021 season on the LPGA Tour and made 10 cuts in 11 starts with two top 10 placements. This includes the best result of the season with a tie for seventh place at the Kia Classic. But for the four-time Solheim Cup Team USA member, missing the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship Cut wasn’t an excuse to work over the weekend.
“My ride [is what I rely on]. I talked to my husband [Gerrod] on Friday night and I think he thought I need a lift. I thought, ‘No, I’m crazy. I don’t need any encouragement, ‘”said Lewis, a 13-time LPGA Tour winner. “I was out there again [at Atlanta Athletic Club] work on it on Saturday. I just am
“I’m not going to stop or feel bad about missing a cut. Then you go back to work and think about what you did wrong. ”With a veteran like Lewis, injustice isn’t always bad. In fact, it could almost be good.
“I wasn’t as far away as I thought,” said Lewis. “It was related to setup, so a couple of things were fixed in setup and then on the handle. It was kind of a chain of things that were wrong. The last was for my body to move instead of sliding forward.
“I putted and chipped really well until last week so I think I got away with the golf swing. Putts just didn’t go in. Besides, I can’t take a weekend off. I’m just not. “
The 2014 Volunteers of America Classic Champion starts Thursday at 8:37 a.m. CT with the Rolex ranking # 4 from tee # 10 Be Young Kim and winner 2019 Cheyenne knight.