IGS Blog

04 August 2015

Minjee Lee Australia's Best

Perth’s teenage golfing sensation Minjee Lee is on a meteoric rise through the ranks of women’s professional golf.

Since turning pro in September last year, Lee has enjoyed strong finishes in her first season on the USLPGA Tour with a break through victory in the Kingsmill Championship in May. Her outstanding ball striking and enviable short game have seen the 19 year old rise to a ranking of 15 in the world and become the highest ranked Australian woman.

After three rounds of last weekend’s Ricoh Women’s British Open, Minjee was well placed for a shot at her first major title. Having opened with rounds of 69 and 72, her third round of 2 under 70 was played in testing conditions at the Turnberry’s Ailsa Course.

However, the young West Australian’s final round of 73 left her in a tie for 7th. Like the rest of the field, she simply couldn’t match the golf played by South Korean Inbee Park who shot a sizzling final round of 65 to finish at 12 under the card and win the tournament by two strokes from Jin Young Ko.

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