Minjee Lee is an Australian professional golfer residing in Perth. She has been playing golf since an early age. She has made history by being the youngest winner of the WA Amateur Open in 2010.
She has earned the largest payday to date in the women’s golf history. She has won a number of championships and defended her championships for many years. She is one of the top three world women golfers.
How Old Is Minjee Lee?
Minjee Lee was born on May 27, 1996. She is 27 years old according to the wiki. She was born in Perth, Western Australia. She is a Gemini. Her father is Soonam Lee and her mother is Clara Lee.
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Originally, her parents were from Korea. In the early 1900s, they immigrated to Australia. She has a younger brother named Min Woo Lee. She studied at Methodist Ladies’ College, Perth.
Then she moved her campus to Corpus Christi College so that she could be closer to her golf course at Royal Fremantle. She left the college in 2013.
How Is Minjee Lee’s Golf Career?
Talking about her amateur career, Lee is the youngest winner of the WA Amateur Open in 2010. She was studying in year 9 in her school when she won. She won the 2012 U.S. Girl’s Junior, the 2013 and 2014 Australian Women’s Amateur, and the 2014 Oates Victorian Open.
She was ranked number one in the amateur category until she won the Espirito Santo Trophy and turned professional in 2014. She won her first LPGA Tour at the Kingsmill Championship on May 18, 2015.
She has won numerous championships including, Lotte Championship, Blue Bay LPGA, and LPGA Volvik Championship. She participated in the 2016 Summer Olympics and placed seventh. She also attended the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and placed 29th.
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She won her eighth LPGA Tour in the U.S. Women’s Open in 2022 and got the largest payday of $1.8 million to date in women’s golf history. She won the Aon Risk Reward Challenge and $1,000,000 in the 2022 LPGA Tour season.
She is ranked 3rd in the world women's golfer. Recently, she split with her caddie Jason Gilroyed with whom she had worked for five years. Her new compatriot is Rance De Grussa. In the recent Founders Cup, she lost the title to Jin Young Ko from Korea.
Is Minjee Lee Single?
Lee seems to be single. She is not married and she does not have a husband. She was rumoured to be dating Ranan Tan when she shared a photo with him on her social media. It seems to be just a rumour as she has never announced Tan as her partner. Since the rumour, she has deleted that post. On her Instagram, she shares pictures with fans and families.
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She supports her brother on championships and dedicates her love to him through different posts. In 2016, they competed and won U.S. Junior Amateur making them the first sibling pair to win the championship.
How much money does Minjee Lee have?
Lee has an estimated net worth of $5 million. She has been included in the top ten LPGS Tour’s official money list for five straight years. She got the second position in that list with 3.8 million dollars in 2022.
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She took home $1 million as a reward for winning the Aon Risk Reward Challenge. She has endorsements worth $2.5 million. Her sponsors are Aon, Hana Bank, WAAC, and ECCO Sko A/S.
How Tall Is Minjee Lee?
Lee has a height of 5 feet and 5 inches. She weighs about 60 kg. She has brown eyes. Her hair colour is brown. She has a slim but muscular body. She has a strong core. She has thin lips.