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Player Bio: Il Hee Lee2022 U.S. Women's Open


Age: 33
Country: Republic of Korea
College: Sungkyunkwan University
Worldwide professional wins: 
Road to Pine Needles: Qualified at Madera, Calif., site on May 10

Lee returns to the U.S. Women's Open for the first time since 2016 after garnering one of the two available spots at Dragonfly Golf Club. The LPGA Tour veteran posted rounds of 73-65 (8-under 138) on the par-73 layout to earn medalist honors. Lee's only professional win came in the 2013 Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic by two strokes over Irene Cho. She tied for fourth in her U.S. Women's Open debut in 2012 at Blackwolf Run. She also tied for fourth in the 2015 Evian Championship. Prior to turning pro in 2006, Lee won the 2004 Asia-Pacific Junior Championship. 

U.S. Women's Open Playing Record






2021 Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club 71-76 +5 MC
2016 CordeValle 72-82 +10 MC


Lancaster Country Club




2014 Pinehurst Resort & Country Club (Course No. 2) 73-76-77-75—301 +21 67
2013 Sebonack Golf Club 76-78 +10 MC
2012 Blackwolf Run 72-71-77-70—290 +2 T-4