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Jeongeun Lee6
Rookie Year
2019
Age
25
Race to CME Points
1376.070

Uses a 6 at the end of her last name as she is the sixth player named Jeongeun Lee in KLPGA history; her fan club in Korea is called "Lucky 6"...Hobbies include shopping. 

LPGA Tour Victories (1 win, 1 major)

  • 2019 U.S. Women's Open conducted by the USGA

LPGA Awards 

  • Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year

2020 in a Nutshell

  • Five events, Five cuts made, $220,495 (57)
  • Notched a season-best finish of T6 in her title defense at the U.S. Women's Open
  • Ranked eighth on the KLPGA in GIR (77.19%) and secured five top-10s in 14 stats

Career Highlights

2019:

  • 25 events, 23 cuts made, $2,052,103 (3)
  • Became a Rolex First-Time winner and major champion with a win at the U.S. Women's Open and was the 19th player in history to make the U.S. Women's Open her first LPGA Tour victory.
  • Crossed the $2 million mark in career earnings in her rookie campaign with her victory and nine additional top-10 finishes, including three runner-up performances
  • Clinched the Louise Suggs Rookie of the Year award with five events remaining in the season, becoming the 13th player from the Republic of Korea to earn the honor and fifth consecutive following Jin Young Ko (2018), Sung Hyun Park (2017), In Gee Chun (2016) and Sei Young Kim (2015)
  • Finished third on Tour on the Official Money List and Rolex Player of the Year standings (123 points), fourth in Race to the CME Globe points (2,743), fifth in rounds under par (69), sub par holes (391) and sixth in birdies (382)

2018:

  • Earned medalist honors at the inaugural LPGA Q-Series to earn Priority List Category 14 status for the 2019 season
  • Made six starts on the LPGA Tour prior to becoming a Member with top-10 finishes at the 2018 Evian Championship (T6) and the 2017 U.S. Women's Open (T5)
  • Has six career victories on the KLPGA, including two wins in 2018
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