Best golf shots of 2013 -- No. 2

Stacy Lewis
Getty Images
Stacy Lewis celebrates with her caddie after an incredible shot into the 17th green at St. Andrews.
By T.J. Auclair
Connect with T.J.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, December 19, 2013 | 8:39 a.m.

LPGA star Stacy Lewis -- the highest ranked American player in the ladies game at No. 3 in the world -- delivered one of the great shots in major championship golf during the final round of the Ricoh Women's British Open on her way to victory.

Playing the 17th hole at St. Andrews -- The Road Hole -- in the final round, Lewis hit her second shot on the par 4 with a 5-iron from 200 yards. The ball settled just 3 feet from the hole, setting up a birdie.

RELATED: Best golf shots of 2013 -- No. 3 | No. 4 | No. 5

Watch the amazing shot here, as well as Lewis' description:

Carrying that momentum to the final hole at the birthplace of golf, Lewis made one last birdie. She finished with an even-par 72 to win the tournament by two shots. It was her second major on the LPGA Tour, ending a record streak of 10 straight majors won by Asian players.

Follow T.J. Auclair on Twitter, @tjauclair


T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.