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Player Bio: Jeonghyun Lee (a)2022 U.S. Women's Open


Age: 15
Country: Republic of Korea
Road to Pine Needles: Qualifier from Incheon, Korea site on April 22

Lee became the second 15-year-old to qualify for the U.S. Women's Open, joining Southern Californian Kylee Choi, who had qualified a couple of days earlier. She earned her first U.S. Women's Open berth by shooting 139 to garner the second and final spot at Dream Park Country Club (Dream Course) in the Republic of Korea. She is currently inside the top 30 of the Women's World Amateur Golf Ranking. At the age of 12, she made headlines when she took home team and individual gold medals for Korea at the Spirit International in Texas. At age 8, she relocated from Korea to New Zealand to follow the blueprint of former world No. 1 Lydia Ko. In 2020, she won the New Zealand Stroke Play Championship and the Korean Women's Amateur.

U.S. Women's Open Playing Record






2022 Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club 78-78 +14 MC