Min Woo Lee is a professional golfer from Australia who plays on the European Tour. He led a successful amateur career before turning pro in the year 2019. He also has an older sister who is also a professional golfer, Minjee Lee.
Min Woo Lee is a decorated amateur golf player. He was the winner of the 2013 and 2014 Drummond Junior. 2015 was his best amateur year, winning the Western Australia Amateur, the Drummond Junior, and the Aaron Baddeley International Junior Championship. In 2016, he won the U.S. Junior Amateur. In 2017, he made waves in his own country by winning the 2017 Western Australia Amateur and again in 2018 after winning the South Australia Amateur Classic. Min Woo Lee’s victory at the U.S. Junior Amateur in 2016 made the siblings the first brother/sister pair to win the USGA Junior Championships, with Minjee Lee winning the U.S. Girls’ Junior in the year 2012.
Min Woo Lee turned professional in 2019. He experienced early successes in many European Tour events. He finished 4th in the Saudi International. For the ISPS Handa World Super 6 Perth, he finished tied for 5th. Although he had top 10 finishes, he was able to finish 117th in the Order of Merit. He continued his top 10 finishes at the end of the year. He finished tied for 6th at the Genesis Championship and won 3rd place solo at the AV Jennings NSW Open. He again tied for 3rd at the Australian PGA Championship.
In February of 2020, Lee won the ISPS Handa Vic Open. In July of 2021, Lee was able to defeat Thomas Detry Matthew Fitzpatrick at the Abrdn Scottish Open, earning him entry into the 2021 Open Championship. His recent 2021 event was the Italian Open in September when he gained a two-shot lead after the second round, leading him ahead of Tommy Fleetwood, Johannes Veerman, Adri Arnaus, and Mikko Korhonen. According to a recent interview with Min Woo Lee, he is looking forward to the challenge.
Professional wins: 2European tour: 1PGA Tour of Australasia: 1