Minjee Lee has received the US Girls’s Open, ending 4 strokes forward of American golfer Mina Harigae.
Lee, who’s from Australia, took a three-shot lead into the ultimate spherical over Harigae, having damaged a 23-year-old report along with her 54-hole rating of 200 after capturing a 67 on Saturday.
The event came about at Pine Needles Golf Membership in Southern Pines, North Carolina – the fourth time the venue has hosted the occasion.
The 26-year-old bought her ultimate spherical off to a super begin with a cushty birdie on the primary gap, adopted by one other on the second as she drained a 30-foot putt.
Lee wobbled barely on holes 5 and 7 as she made bogeys, however recovered her composure to observe these errors with 4 pars and a birdie.
After 12 holes, the world’s fourth ranked golfer was six photographs away from the sector and from there cruised in the direction of the Harton S. Semple Trophy.
The win represents the eighth LPGA Tour victory of Lee’s profession, and her second main, after she received the Evian Championship in 2021. Lee acquired $1.eight million for her victory, the largest prize in women’s golf history, the LPGA tweeted Sunday.
Lee’s youthful brother and fellow skilled golfer Min Woo Lee took to Twitter Sunday to congratulate his sister.
“This one hits onerous. Tears in my eyes,” he tweeted. “So so proud. Only a child from Perth. Two main wins to her title now.”