10 Things You Didn't Know About Min Woo Lee

Check out these 10 facts about the former Rolex Series winner

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Min Woo Lee is one the game's upcoming stars, with the Australian already a multiple-time DP World Tour winner, including a Rolex Series event victory at the 2021 Abrdn Scottish Open.

Here, we get to know the young Aussie a little bit better.

1. Min Woo Lee (opens in new tab) was born on the 27th July 1998

2. He was born in Perth, Western Australia 

3. Lee's older sister, Minjee Lee, is also an extremely successful golfer, winning the 2021 Evian Championship, one of the five Majors on the women's circuit

4. He holds a Guinness World Record for the ‘Fastest hole of golf by a team of four’ achieved a Valderrama in 2021

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5. A promising amateur golfer, Lee won the 2016 US Junior Amateur, defeating Noah Goodwin 2&1 in the final

6. With the win, both Minwoo and Minjee became the first brother/sister pair to win the USGA's junior championships, Minjee Lee having won the US Girls' Junior in 2012

7. In 2021, Lee played with Rick Shiels at the Old Course at St Andrews, what was special about the video is that the duo played the course in reverse and with hickory clubs

8. He has been dating his partner, Gracie Drennan, since 2019

9. Turning professional at the start of 2019, his first professional win came at the 2020 ISPS Handa Vic Open

10. In July 2021, Lee defeated Thomas Detry and Matt Fitzpatrick in a playoff at the Abrdn Scottish Open (opens in new tab). With the win, he earned entry into the 2021 Open Championship

Matt Cradock
Matt Cradock

Matt studied Sports Journalism at Southampton Solent University, graduating in 2019. Now a freelance writer for Golf Monthly and the PGA, he covers all aspects of the game, from Tour news to equipment testing and buyers’ guides. Taking up the game at the age of six, Matt currently holds a handicap of 3 and despite not having a hole in one…yet, he has had two albatrosses. His favourite player is Rory McIlroy, despite nearly being struck by his second shot at the 17th during the 2015 BMW PGA Championship.