Minjee Lee Wiki – Biography
Minjee Lee is an Australian professional golfer. In 2010, Lee became the youngest winner of the WA Amateur Open while still a year 9 student at Methodist Ladies’ College, Perth. At the start of 2012, she transferred from MLC to Corpus Christi College, to be closer to her golf course at Royal Fremantle Golf Club. later in 2013, she left Corpus Christi.
Minjee Lee won the 2012 U.S. Girls’ Junior and also won the Australian Women’s Amateur in 2013 and successfully defended the title in 2014. Lee became the number one ranked amateur golfer on 26 February 2014 after winning the Oates Victorian Open on the ALPG Tour. She remained the number one ranked amateur golfer until she started her professional in September 2014 after leading the Australia team that won the Espirito Santo Trophy.
On 18 May 2015, Lee gained her first LPGA Tour victory the Kingsmill Championship. In 2016, she won the Lotte Championship in April and the Blue Bay LPGA tournament in October. She represented Australia in the women’s golf competition during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, finishing in a tie for the 7th.In April 2018, she lost the LPGA Mediheal Championship in a playoff to New Zealand golfer Lydia Ko, On 27 May 2018, won the LPGA Volvik Championship.
Lee was ranked second in 2018 on the money list with $1,551,032 in earnings, finishing second in scoring average with 69.75 shots per round. She also became the first woman to win the Greg Norman Medal for being the best Australian professional golfer on the world stage. On 28 April 2019, Lee won the Hugel-Air Premia LA Open, her fifth LPGA Tour victory. late the following month, she had risen to number two in the Women’s World Golf Rankings, but in her home country she still had such a low profile that she was described by The Age as the “Invisible Champion of Australia”.
Minjee Lee Age
Lee was born on 27 May 1996 in Perth, Western Australia.
Minjee Lee’s parents are Soonam Lee and Clara Lee. She has a younger brother Min Woo Lee who won the 2016 U.S. Junior Amateur, making them the first brother/sister pair to win the USGA’s junior championships.
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Minjee Lee’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million.
Minjee lee stands at a height of 5 feet and 5 inches (1.65m) tall.