2019 Winners Circle with Minjee Lee HUGEL-AIR AWARDS LA Open | LPGA

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HUGEL-AIR AWARDS THE Open

Wilshire Country Club | Los Angeles, California | 25-28 April 2019

Hometown / reside: Perth, Australia

Date of birth: May 27, 1996; currently 22 years, 11 months and 1 day

Qualified for the LPGA tour: He earned the honor of the co-medal at the 2014 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament

Turned Professional / Rookie Year: 2014/2015

VICTORIES

LPGA: Fifth career win

PREVIOUS LPGA WINES: 2018 LPGA Volvik Championship; 2016 Blue Bay LPGA; LOTTE 2016 Championship presented by Hershey; 2015 Kingsmill Championship

RACE TO THE GLOBE CME

With his victory, Lee earns 500 points and is expected to move from fourth to second in the CME Globe race with 1,492 points

MONEY

With his victory, Lee earns $ 225,000; earned $ 703,472 this season and $ 5,317,468 for his career

PREVIOUS HUGEL-AIR AWARDS THE OPEN

2018 – T7

2019 IN NUTSHELL ON THE LPGA

Nine events, nine cuts made, $ 703,472, one win, three additional top-10 placements

OF NOTE

  • With the victory, Lee is projected to move from fourth to second place in the Rolex Women & # 39; s World Golf Rankings, the highest ranking of his career
  • Lee won his fifth LPGA Tour victory; only Karrie Webb (41), Jan Stephenson (16) and Rachel Hetherington (eight) have more victories among Australian players
  • With the winner's $ 225,000 check, Lee moved up to $ 5,317,468 in career, projecting her to pass Katherine Kirk and become Australia's third most successful player, behind Karrie Webb ($ 20,254,718) and Rachel Hetherington ($ 5,730,915)
  • Lee is the ninth winner of the LPGA Tour season and the first winner from Australia

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