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Korean-Australian golfer Lee Min-jee wins 2022 U.S. Women's Open
Updated: 2022-06-06 09:21:06 KST
Korean-Australian golfer Lee Min-jee was victorious in the 2022 U.S. Women's Open on Sunday, winning one of the biggest women's golf tournaments in the world.
Lee finished with a 13-under par at the Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club in North Carolina. breaking the previous record achieved by South Korean Chun In-gee in 2015.
The 26-year-old also pocketed the 1.8 million U.S. dollar winner's check as part of the tournament's record-breaking 10 million dollar purse.
All the players in the top five are of Asian descent.
South Korea's Choi Hye-jin and Ko Jin-young finished third and fourth, respectively.
Reporter : minjchoi@arirang.com