Lee Jee-young

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Jee-Young Lee
— Golfer —
2009 Women's British Open – Jee Young Lee (3).jpg
Personal information
Nickname Jelly
Born (1985-12-02) 2 December 1985 (age 28)
Seoul, South Korea
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Nationality  South Korea
Residence Bundang, South Korea
Career
College Yong-In University
Turned professional 2004
Current tour(s) LPGA Tour (joined 2005)
KLPGA Tour (joined 2004)
Professional wins 2
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour 1
LPGA of Korea Tour 1
Best results in LPGA Major Championships
Kraft Nabisco C'ship T13: 2007
LPGA Championship T10: 2007
U.S. Women's Open 7th: 2007
Women's British Open T2: 2007
The Evian Championship WD: 2013

Jee-Young Lee (born 2 December 1985) is a South Korean professional golfer now playing on the United States LPGA Tour.

Born in Seoul, South Korea, Lee began playing golf at age 14 and turned professional in 2004, playing on the LPGA of Korea Tour. In 2005, as a member of the KLPGA, she won the CJ Nine Bridges Classic, while still not yet a member of the LPGA. That same year, she won the TaeYoung Cup on the KLPGA Tour.

Professional wins (2)[edit]

LPGA Tour (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 30 Oct 2005 CJ Nine Bridges Classic −5 (65-73-73=211) 3 stroke South Korea Mi-Hyun Kim
Sweden Carin Koch

LPGA Tour playoff record (0–1)

No. Year Tournament Opponent Result
1 2007 Michelob ULTRA Open at Kingsmill Norway Suzann Pettersen Lost to par on third extra hole

LPGA of Korea Tour (1)[edit]

  • 2005 (1) TaeYoung Cup

Results in LPGA majors[edit]

Results not in chronological order before 2014.

Tournament 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Kraft Nabisco Championship T56 T13 T21 20 T40 CUT CUT T32 T16
U.S. Women's Open T10 7 T13 WD T25 CUT DNP DNP T38
Women's British Open T22 T2 T17 CUT T62 CUT DNP T36 T58
LPGA Championship T14 T10 T18 T65 CUT CUT CUT DNP
The Evian Championship ^ WD

^ The Evian Championship was added as a major in 2013.
DNP = did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
WD = withdrew
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.

Summary[edit]

Tournament Wins 2nd 3rd Top-5 Top-10 Top-25 Events Cuts made
Kraft Nabisco Championship 0 0 0 0 0 4 9 7
U.S. Women's Open 0 0 0 0 2 4 7 5
Women's British Open 0 1 0 1 1 3 8 6
LPGA Championship 0 0 0 0 1 3 7 4
The Evian Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Totals 0 1 0 1 4 14 32 22
  • Most consecutive cuts made – 14 (2006 Kraft Nabisco – 2009 LPGA)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 3 (2007 LPGA - 2007 British Open)

LPGA Tour career summary[edit]

Year Tournaments
played
Cuts
made
Wins 2nd 3rd Top 10s Best
finish
Earnings ($) Money
list rank
Scoring
average
Scoring
rank
2005 2 2 1 0 0 1 1 208,482 n/a 72.14 n/a
2006 25 24 0 1 0 6 T2 575,125 20 71.46 18
2007 24 23 0 3 0 10 2 966,256 10 71.66 12
2008 28 25 0 1 1 8 2 795,991 21 71.38 14
2009 25 22 0 0 1 3 T3 358,711 37 71.88 33
2010 20 18 0 1 1 8 T2 589,784 19 71.26 16
2011 15 5 0 0 0 0 T33 22,582 116 73.97 106
2012 13 8 0 0 0 0 T12 68,650 90 72.35 48
2013 21 15 0 0 0 1 T4 172,692 65 72.37 61
  • Official as of the 2013 season

Team appearances[edit]

Professional

External links[edit]