Jeongeun Lee6 Biography – Jeongeun Lee6 Wiki
Jeongeun Lee6 is a South Korean professional golfer. She currently competes on the U.S based LPGA Tour and the LPGA of Korea Tour. Jeongeun6 started playing golf at a very young age, at the age of 13 years she was disappointed and stopped training and playing golf for several years. After 3 years, she started playing golf again and was among the best female golfers in South Korea.
Lee6 turned professional in 2015 and started competing on the LPGA of Korea Tour in 2016. She has won six times on the LPGA of Korea Tour, winning 4 events in 2017 and 2 events in 2018, she as well leading the money list in both years. Jeongeun6 played her first LPGA Tour event in 2017, she made 6 starts on the LPGA Tour before becoming a Member with top-10 finishes at the 2018 Evian Championship tied for 6th and the 2017 U.S. Women’s Open where she finished tied for 5th.
In November 2018, Jeongeun6 earned medalist honors at the inaugural LPGA Q-Series to earn Priority List Category 14 status for the 2019 season. In 2019, her rookie year, she played in 25 events and made 23 cuts. On June 2, 2019, Jeongeun6 became a Rolex First-Time winner and major champion after her victory at the U.S. Women’s Open. The win made her the 19th player in history to win the U.S. Women’s Open as their first LPGA Tour victory. She also earned the Louise Suggs Rookie of the Year award with five events remaining in the season.
In 2020, she played in 5 events and made 5 cuts, she also recorded a season-best finish of T6 in her title defense at the U.S. Women’s Open. When she is not on the golf course, Jeongeun enjoys shopping. Upon turning pro, Lee6 joined the Korea University where she is studying Physical Education which is Golf related. She attends her classes during breaks in her pro schedule.
Jeongeun Lee6 Age
She was born on May 28, 1996, in South Korea.
Jeongeun Lee6 Husband
Who is Jeongeun Lee6’s husband? her husband is unclear.
Jeongeun Lee6 Parents
She is the dughter of Eunjin Ju (mother) and Jung Ho (father). When Lee6 was young, her father Jung Ho was involved in a car accident that left him paralyzed. As an amateur golfer, it was difficult for Lee6’s parents to travel to the tournaments with her as her father used a wheelchair and the Lee6 family financial state.
Jeongeun Lee6 Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m) tall.
Jeongeun Lee6 Name
Lee6 uses 6 at the end of her last name as she is the sixth player named Jeongeun Lee in LPGA of Korea Tour (KLPGA) history; Lee6’s fan club in Korea is called “Lucky 6”. She took up the name as her lucky mojo.
Jeongeun Lee6 Net Worth
Jeongeun Lee6’s net worth is unclear.