On Set at Lexi Thompson’s May Cover Shoot

She’s only 20 years old, but Lexi Thompson is a veteran having turned pro at 15. Get to know our May 2015 cover star as she waxes poetic about fitness and golf, common amateur mistakes, and her signature swing.

Released on 4/6/2015

Credits

Starring: Lexi Thompson

Music:
"You Give Me Pain" by APB
"Snowden" by Minutes Til Midnight
"Turn It Up" by Franc Wyte

Transcript

00:00
(upbeat music)
00:06
Hi, I'm Lexi Thompson and I'm on set with Golf Digest.
00:11
I love looking athletic and feeling fit.
00:14
I love looking online and seeing women
00:17
that are in shape and fit, especially athletes.
00:21
I wouldn't say I really compare my swing to anybody else.
00:24
Mine is kind of unique.
00:25
What I see a lot of amateurs do is just
00:28
not swinging within themselves,
00:30
so they swing out of control thinking
00:32
alright, I'm gonna swing harder and it's gonna go further.
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But really, the farther you wanna hit it,
00:36
the more you have to hit center.
00:38
It makes it fun, it's different.
00:40
It's not just regular lifting weights or anything,
00:43
and it's a great source for cardio and not just exercise.
00:47
(upbeat music)
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