The first thing the uninitiated notices about Alexis Thompson, Lexi for short, is her engaging smile. But make no mistake, behind this phenom's pearly whites is a serious competitor who led the U.S. Curtis Cup team to victory in June, going 4-0-1 in the matches, then turned pro at 15--she'll be 16 on Feb. 10. In a sport with no sure things, she might be just that. →
Age: 15 | Height: 5-foot-11
Hometown: Coral Springs, Fla.
Driver: Cobra S2, 8.5 degrees, Fujikura ZCom shaft, stiff flex
Ball: Callaway i(z)
Status: Playing LPGA Tour on sponsor's exemptions, but could try to qualify on Mondays for additional tournaments.