Duke Women's Golf BIO
2008-09: A second team NGCA All-America ... All-ACC selection ... posted a career-best 73.09 stroke average to go along with four top five, five top 10 and seven top 20 finishes ... led Duke to a sixth place finish at the NCAA Championship, while placing tied for 25th, individually ... her 73.09 stroke average ranked second in the ACC ... collected a tied for the team best 18-hole total of 67 at the Mason Rudolph Championship as she notched two eagles in the round ... totaled 88 birdies on the year and a team-best three eagles ... only player to count all 31 of her rounds on the season ... finished third at the ACC Championship and the UCF Challenge marking her best finishes of the season ... played in the Duramed FUTURES Tour qualifying and placed tied for 25th with rounds of 72, 75, 71 and 72 for a total of 290 ... concluded the season ranked 12th in the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index ... her 54-hole total of 210 at the UCF Challenge was a team best.
2008 Summer Action: Led the U.S. to a 13-7 victory over GB&I in the Curtis Cup ... advanced to the first round of match play at the U.S. Women’s Amateur ... missed the cut at the U.S. Women’s Open with rounds of 74 and 81 for a total of 155 ... advanced to the second round of match play at the WAPL ... advanced to the first round of match play at the North & South Amateur Championship.
2007-08: Earned NGCA second team All-America ... earned Golfweek third team All-America ... named All-ACC for the third straight year ... placed tied for 15th at the NCAA Championship, which included a final round of three-under-par, 69 ... her final round at NCAA’s produced her second hole-in-one of her career on the 12th hole ... posted a 74.23 stroke average in 10 tournaments ... notched three top 10 and seven top 20 finishes ... totaled her best finish of the season at the NCAA Fall Preview as she tied for sixth (70-73-70=213) ... she also placed seventh at the challenging Stanford Intercollegiate (69-76-71=216) ... finished the season ranked 25th in the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index ... counted 83.0 percent of her rounds and totaled 66 birdies on the season... notched two eagles and eight even or under par rounds.
2007 Summer Action: Tied for the low amateur at the U.S. Women’s Open with rounds of 71-74-75-74=294, which was tied for 39th ... led the United States to a victory at the Copa de las Americas international golf competition ... represented the U.S.A. in the 32nd Annual Fuji Xerox U.S.A. vs. Japan Collegiate Golf Championships, with Japan taking the victory on a tiebreaker ... advanced to the quarterfinals of match play at the U.S. Women’s Amateur before falling to teammate Amanda Blumenherst, 5 and 4 ... fell in the second round of match play at the North and South Women’s Amateur.
2006-07: Selected Golfweek first team All-America and NGCA second team honoree ... All-ACC ... totaled a 73.26 stroke average to go along with four top five, five top 10 and seven top 20 finishes ... registered 13 rounds of even or under par ... counted 84.0 percent of her rounds ... closed the season ranked 10th in the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index ... registered her best finish of the season at both the Tar Heel Invitational (72-72-72=215) and the ACC Championship (71-71-75=217), which was third ... USA Women’s World Amateur Team member ... member of the ACC Honor Roll.
2006 Summer Action: Led the U.S. to a 2006 Curtis Cup victory ... earned medalist honors at the North & South Women’s Amateur with rounds of 71-69=140 ... played in the U.S. Open, but missed the cut with rounds of 76-76=152 ... advanced to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Women’s Amateur match play.
2005-06: Turned in the best finish of her career at the NCAA Championship with rounds of 73-72-72-71=288 for second place ... earned NGCA Honorable Mention All-America ... nominee for the Honda Award as National Player of the Year ... Golfweek Honorable Mention All-America ... selected All-ACC ... posted a 74.29 stroke average to go along with one top five, two top 10 and eight top 20 finishes ... had her best finish of the fall at the Tar Heel Invitational with rounds of 80-69-68=217 to finish seventh ... her 74.29 stroke average was the seventh best by a freshman in Duke history.
2005 Summer Action: Placed tied for second in stroke play of the U.S. Women’s Amateur with a 141 and advanced to quarterfinals of match play before falling to Morgan Pressel, 6 & 5.
Prep: A three-time Rolex Junior All-America ... posted five AJGA tournament titles over her last four years of playing ... 2004 first team and 2003 second team Rolex Junior All-America ... teamed with James Lee to win the 2005 I.R.I. Arizona National Mixed Team Championship with rounds of 64-66-65=195 ... picked up AJGA victories at the 2004 Junior Heritage, 2003 AJGA Spring Junior Golf Championship, 2003 Needham Junior at Diablo Grande, 2002 ClubCorp Junior at Mission Hills and 2001 Compaq Junior All-Star Classic at Cimarron ... was the stroke play medalist and the match play champion at the 2003 AJGA Polo Golf Classic ... qualified for the 2004 U.S. Open and finished 50th with rounds of 73-72-75-74=294, which ranked third among amateur golfers ... played on the 2003 and 2004 West Canon Cup teams ... a 2003 Rolex second team All-America ... a four-year letterwinner at Edison H.S. ... a four-time Orange County Register first team and Sunset League first team selection from 2001-04 ... named Orange County Register Player of the Year in 2003 ... a 2002 Rolex Honorable Mention All-America ... as a senior, finished first in the Southern Section California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) ... Edison High School scholar-athlete in 2001, 2002, 2004.
Personal: Born November 6, 1986 in Seoul, Korea ... daughter of Young Chun and Young Ran Lee ... has one brother, Daniel (24) ... started playing golf at age eight and credits her brother, Daniel, for introducing her to the game ... enjoys playing the piano ... originally was a very talented ice skater before turning her attention to golf ... majored in sociology.