Lee Mi-hyang

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Lee Mi-hyang
Personal information
Born (1993-03-30) 30 March 1993 (age 26)
Seoul, South Korea
Height5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
Nationality South Korea
Career
Turned professional2011
Current tour(s)LPGA Tour (2012–)
Ladies European Tour (2014–)
Former tour(s)Symetra Tour (2012)
Professional wins4
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour2
Ladies European Tour2
LPGA of Japan Tour1
ALPG Tour1
Symetra Tour1
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA Inspiration2nd: 2019
Women's PGA C'shipT4: 2017
U.S. Women's OpenT14: 2015
Women's British OpenT11: 2016
Evian ChampionshipT4: 2015
Achievements and awards
Symetra Tour
Rookie of the Year
2012

Lee Mi-hyang (Korean: 이미향, born 30 March 1993), also known as Mi Hyang Lee is a South Korean professional golfer.

Lee turned professional in 2011. She earned her LPGA Tour card through qualifying school and played on both the LPGA Tour and Symetra Tour in 2012.[1] She won the Symetra Classic on the Symetra Tour, finished 6th on the money list to retain her LPGA Tour card for 2013, and also won Symetra Tour Rookie of the Year honors. In 2013 on the LPGA Tour, she finished 92nd on the money list to maintain her card.

In 2014, she won the ISPS Handa New Zealand Women's Open in February, co-sanctioned by the Ladies European Tour and the ALPG Tour.[2] In November, she won the Mizuno Classic, co-sanctioned by the LPGA Tour and the LPGA of Japan Tour.[3]

Professional wins (4)[edit]

LPGA Tour wins (2)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score To par Margin of
victory
Runners-up
1 9 Nov 2014 Mizuno Classic^ 69-67-69=205 −11 Playoff Japan Kotono Kozuma
South Korea Ilhee Lee
2 30 Jul 2017 Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open 73-75-68-66=282 −6 1 stroke South Korea Mi Jung Hur
Australia Karrie Webb

^ co-sanctioned with LPGA of Japan Tour

LPGA Tour playoff record (1–0)

No. Year Tournament Opponent Result
1 2014 Mizuno Classic Japan Kotono Kozuma
South Korea Ilhee Lee
Won with birdie on fIfth extra hole

Ladies European Tour wins (2)[edit]

Symetra Tour wins (1)[edit]

Results in LPGA majors[edit]

Results not in chronological order before 2019.

Tournament 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
ANA Inspiration DNP DNP T16 T8 T36 CUT CUT 2
U.S. Women's Open CUT DNP DNP T14 T32 T39 CUT
Women's PGA Championship DNP T64 CUT T53 T26 T4 CUT
The Evian Championship ^ T19 T61 T4 CUT 9 T10
Women's British Open DNP DNP CUT T17 T11 T23 T28

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

Summary[edit]

Tournament Wins 2nd 3rd Top-5 Top-10 Top-25 Events Cuts made
ANA Inspiration 0 1 0 1 2 3 6 4
U.S. Women's Open 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 3
Women's PGA Championship 0 0 0 1 1 1 6 4
The Evian Championship 0 0 0 1 3 4 6 5
Women's British Open 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 4
Totals 0 1 0 3 6 12 28 20
  • Most consecutive cuts made – 10 (2014 Evian – 2016 British Open)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 2 (2018 Evian – 2019 ANA, current)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mi Hyang Lee bio". LPGA Tour. Retrieved 12 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Mi Hyang Lee edges Ko by a stroke in New Zealand Women's Open". Fox Sports. Associated Press. 6 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Mi Hyang Lee wins Mizuno Classic". ESPN. Associated Press. 9 November 2014.

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