After a Long and Successful Battle With Cancer, Lexi Thompson Pens an Emotional Message to Her Mother on Her Birthday

Published 12/14/2022, 12:46 PM EST

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Though Lexi Thompson had her struggles in the past, the sun has been shining much brighter for the LPGA star in recent years. Nonetheless, today Thompson was filled with joy as she wished her mother a happy birthday, and also added more heartwarming words to address the prominent role of her mother in her life.

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Thompson has been in the public eye for quite some time. She turned pro back in 2010, while still being at the age of 15. However, the golfer rose to fame after her big win at the 2014 Chevron Championship.

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With so much being already achieved, Lexi must have had a role model all this while. And her idol was none other than her mother Judy Thompson. Let’s take a look at what the golfer had to say to her mother publicly.

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Thompson has always brought her mother to several golf events in the past. With a picture, of both of them together at one such tournament, the 26-year-old posted the photo as a story on her Instagram page. “Happy Birthday to my best friend”, wrote Lexi.

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She further addresses the different roles her mother plays for her. Lexi Thompson wrote, “Role Model and the best mom a girl can ask for”. Though the age of Judy Thompson remains unknown, it surely must have been a joyous day at the Thompson house.

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Judy was previously diagnosed with Breast cancer. Though she successfully overcame cancer, the medications for her diagnosis included Tamoxifen, which resulted in the birth of Uterine Cancer in her body. Nonetheless, the strong fighter she is, Judy was given the green light by the doctors and became cancer free once again in late 2017.

 

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Thompson has adopted the fighting spirit of her mother. Though the golfer never had to undergo the same problems as her mother, the LPGA star did face massive scrutiny on the course. However, Thompson has always bounced back stronger. Still 26 years of age, fans will very soon witness a Lexi Thompson masterclass.

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What are your thoughts on Thompson’s special message to her mother? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Abdul Bari Khan

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Abdul Bari is a Golf writer at EssentiallySports. Having completed his Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Abdul is currently pursuing his Master’s in the same. With great affection for the world of sports, this avid golf lover turned to the course at a young age.
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