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2019 Minjee Lee Circle of HUGEL-AIR PREMIA LA Open | LPGA



HUGEL-AIR PREMIA LA OPEN

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

City / Residence: Perth, Australia

Birthdate: May 27, 1996; currently 22 years, 11 months and 1 day

LPGA Tour Qualified: Honors honored in the 2014 LPGA qualifying tournament

Professional / Rookie Year: 2014/2015

VICTORIES

LPGA: Fifth career victory

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

THE ENVIRONMENT TO CME GLOBE

With her prize, Lee earns 500 points and is expected to move from fourth to second in a 1,592 point CME Globe race

MONEY

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

PREVIOUS HUGEL-AIR PREMIA LA OPEN

2018 – T7

2019 IN NUTSHELL ON LPGA

Nine tournaments, nine cuts, $ 703,472, one victory, three other top-10 finishes

NOTE

  • With the winner, Lee is expected to move from fourth to second in the Rolex Women's World Ranking, 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 a $ 225,000 pay check Lee moves to $ 5,317,468 in his career and projects it to move to Katherine Kirk and become Australia's third most successful player, Karrie Webb ($ 20,254,718) and Rachel Hetherington ($ 5,730,915)
  • Lee is the ninth LPGA Tour winner and the first winner from Australia


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