In the winner's circle with Ilhee Lee

Ilhee Lee
Photo Credit: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

Ilhee Lee of South Korea celebrates after winning the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic at the Ocean Club course on May 26, 2013 in Paradise Island, Bahamas.

Born: Seoul, South Korea
Lives: Dallas, Texas
Birthdate: December 13, 1988
Qualified for LPGA Tour: Finished 20th at the 2009 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament
Turned Professional: July 2006
 
VICTORIES
LPGA: Becomes a Rolex First-Time Winner at the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic
Previous career-best finish was a tie for third at the 2013 Kingsmill Championship
 
MONEY

CAREER: With the $195,000 first-place check, Ilhee moves to 229th on the LPGA Career Money List with $626,96
SEASON: Ilhee has earned $309,645 this season and is 11th on the 2013 LPGA Official Money List
 
ROLEX RANKINGS
With her win, Ilhee is projected to move from 62nd to 34th on the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings

2013 IN A NUTSHELL

10 events, 8 cuts made, $309,645 earned, 1 win
Previous season-best was T3 at the Kingsmill Championship
Earns 30 points toward Player of the Year race with her victory and now currently sits in seventh place

2012 IN A NUTSHELL

22 events, 16 cuts made, $355,780 (40)
2 top-10 finishes including T4 at 2013 U.S. Women’s Open

Topics: In the winners circle, Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic, Lee, Ilhee

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