Minjee Lee is an Australian professional golfer from Perth. She became the number one ranked amateur golfer on 26 February 2014 after winning the Oates Victorian Open on the ALPG Tour. She remained the number one ranked amateur golfer until she turned professional in September 2014.
In 2010, Lee became the youngest winner of the WA Amateur Open while still a year 9 student at Methodist Ladies’ College, Perth. At the start of 2012, she swapped from MLC to Corpus Christi College, to be closer to her golf course. She left Corpus Christi in 2013. Lee was the winner of the 2012 U.S. Girls’ Junior. She won the Australian Women’s Amateur in 2013 and successfully defended the title in 2014.
Lee was a member of the 2013 Golf Australia National Squad. Lee turned professional in September 2014 after leading the Australia team to win the Espirito Santo Trophy. She finished as co-medalist at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn her tour card for 2015. Lee’s younger brother, Min Woo Lee, won the 2016 U.S. Junior Amateur, making them the first brother/sister pair to win the USGA’s junior championships.
Lee represented Australia in the women’s golf competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
On her 22nd birthday in May 2018, Minjee won the LPGA Volvik Championship.
Minjee became an ambassador for Bioflow Sport in 2017.