Safe to say, LPGA Tour star Stacy Lewis earned some new fans for this one — and rightfully so. It’s not often you see a gesture as heartfelt and genuine as this.
Ahead of this week’s Portland Classic the LPGA Tour star, who has been living in Houston since she was 11 and whose husband is the head women’s golf coach at the University of Houston, announced she would donate her entire check to the Houston relief effort:
— Stacy Lewis (@Stacy_Lewis) August 31, 2017
Fast-forward to Sunday. Stacy Lewis snapped her three year win-less streak with a victory at the event, meaning she’ll donate her entire $195,000 winner’s check to charity. KPMG, her sponsor, is matching her donation, while Marathon Oil is also donating $1 million as a result.