News & ToursApril 15, 2016

Lexi Thompson drilled a 359-yard drive at LPGA Tour's Lotte Championship

KAPOLEI, HI - APRIL 14:  Lexi Thompson plays a tee shot on the 13th hole during the second round of the LPGA LOTTE Championship Presented By Hershey at Ko Olina Golf Club on April 14, 2016 in Kapolei, Hawaii.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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KAPOLEI, HI - APRIL 14: Lexi Thompson plays a tee shot on the 13th hole during the second round of the LPGA LOTTE Championship Presented By Hershey at Ko Olina Golf Club on April 14, 2016 in Kapolei, Hawaii. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Chicks really DO dig the long ball.

Lexi Thompson is no stranger to bombs off the tee, leading the LPGA Tour in driving distance with a 285-yard average. But what she did to her golf ball at the LPGA Tour's Lotte Championship was absurd.

At Ko Olina Golf Club's par-5 fifth hole, the 21-year-old crushed her drive a whopping 359 yards. That left Thompson with a 9-iron into the green:

Thompson would make the eagle putt. She enters Friday play in 10th place.


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