Ankle injury 48 hours before match is a good thing for Stacy Lewis
By Keely Levins
Here’s all you need to know about the kind of year the LPGA Tour is having in 2014. The No. 1 player in the world suffers an ankle injury days before the tour's newest flagship event is set to debut, and it might actually be a good thing.
In a Tuesday practice round for the inaugural International Crown, a
competition between teams from eight different countries being held at
Caves Valley G.C. outside of Baltimore, World No. 1 Stacy Lewis rolled
her right angle while stepping on a sprinkler head she said was set
pretty deep into the ground.
A few hours after the practice
round, Lewis had the ankle taped up, and in her usual resilient manner,
assured everyone the injury isn't going to affect a thing. "If anything,
it's helping me stay down and not jump in front of the ball, which I've
been trying to work on for two weeks,” Lewis said, “so maybe it's a
Lewis is on the four-person American squad and will
be paired with Lexi Thompson in a four-ball match against Chinese Taipei with the
International Crown beings Thursday.
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