In 2010, Minjee whilst still attending school became the youngest ever Western Australia Women’s Amateur Champion, winning twice more in 2013 and 2014.
World number one ranked amateur player
In 2014, as an amateur Minjee Lee won the Oates Vic Open. This win elevated her to the number one ranked amateur female golfer in the world.
Prior to turning pro in 2014, Minjee guided Australia to a win in the World Amateur Team Championship playing for the Espirito Santo Trophy, finishing 2nd to Brooke Henderson in the individual competition. Minjee earned her 2015 LPGA Tour card by tying 1st at the LPGA final qualifying event in 2014.
AS OF FEBRUARY 2023, MINJEE HAS 8 LPGA TOUR WINS, WITH TWO BEING MAJOR.
MINJEE REPRESENTED AUSTRALIA IN GOLF AT THE 2016 RIO OLYMPICS, TIED 7TH.
MINJEE REPRESENTED AUSTRALIA IN GOLF AT THE 2020 TOKYO OLYMPICS.
Only sister and brother to win the USGA’s Junior Championships
Minjee Lee’s younger brother, Min Woo Lee, won the 2016 U.S. Junior Amateur, making them the first brother/sister pair to win the USGA’s junior championships.
How old is Minjee Lee?
Minjee Lee was born on May 27, 1996 in Perth, Western Australia.
How did she start playing golf?
When Minjee was ten years old, her mother who was a golf teacher at the local driving range, encouraged her to take up golf.
First Australian to win Rolex Annika major award
On August the 7th, 2022, following the conclusion of the AIG Women’s Open, Minjee Lee has officially clinched the 2022 Rolex Annika Major Award (RAMA), which recognizes the player who has the most outstanding record in all five major championships during the LPGA Tour season.