Despite Recent Health Struggles, Is Lexi Thompson Playing in the 2023 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship?

The 2023 edition of the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship is just days away from kicking off at the Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey. With many of the biggest names in the LPGA set to tee it up at the year’s second major, the excitement for the event is at an all-time high.

One LPGA star that many fans are hoping to catch in action this year is none other than World No. 8 Lexi Thompson. Will the 28-year-old play at the major this year? How has Thompson fared in recent LPGA events? Let’s dive in to find out more!

Will Lexi Thompson be vying for her second major at the 2023 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship?

Lexi Thompson is undoubtedly one of the biggest names in the LPGA Tour. In her illustrious career, the golfing sensation has already scripted eleven victories on the Tour, with her last win coming at the 2019 ShopRite LPGA Classic. Her professional victories also include a major win which came during the 2014 Chevron Championship.

So, will she be able to compete to win her second major later this month? Well, one of the qualifying criteria for the event states that the top 10 and ties at the previous year’s edition are eligible to play in 2023. This means that Thompson, who finished T2 at Congressional last year, is exempt to play this year!


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