Yang, Lee share lead on LPGA Tour

Yang, Lee share lead on LPGA Tour

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Amy Yang and Seon Hwa Lee both posted a 5-under 67 Thursday that left them tied for the top after one round of the LPGA Tour Championship.

Tseng holds off Wie for Arkansas win

ROGERS, Ark., Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Yani Tseng heated up down the stretch Sunday, collecting five late birdies to hold off Michelle Wie and win the NW Arkansas Championship.

Kerr, Lewis, Lee lead at LPGA Championship

PITTSFORD, N.Y., June 24 (UPI) -- Cristie Kerr, who won the 13th title of her career earlier this month, grabbed a share of the lead Thursday after one round of the LPGA Championship.

Seo leads, Wie contends on LPGA Tour

CARLSBAD, Calif., March 26 (UPI) -- Hee Kyung Seo, playing on a sponsor's exemption, shot a 5-under 67 Friday and took a one-shot lead at the 36-hole mark of the Kia Classic.

Bader seeks first win on LPGA Tour

NORTH PLAINS, Ore., Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Beth Bader, seeking her first victory her ninth LPGA Tour season, took the lead Friday after one round of the Safeway Classic.
Ginn Tribute dropped from LPGA schedule

Ginn Tribute dropped from LPGA schedule

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C., Aug. 8 (UPI) -- The LPGA tournament hosted by Annika Sorenstam will be dropped from the tour's schedule for at least the next two seasons, the LPGA announced Friday.

Seon Hwa Lee LPGA Arkansas title

ROGERS, Ark., July 6 (UPI) -- Seon Hwa Lee birdied the 18th hole for a 4-under-par 68 and a one-shot victory Sunday in the LPGA's Northwest Arkansas Championship at Rogers, Ark.

LPGA second-round suspended by dark

ROGERS, Ark., July 5 (UPI) -- Meena Lee had a 7-under 65 Saturday to move into a share of the lead when the second round of the LPGA Arkansas Championship was suspended by darkness.

Lee wins Ginn Tribute in playoff with Webb

MT. PLEASANT, S.C., June 1 (UPI) -- Seon Hwa Lee of Korea came from nine shots behind and won the Ginn Tribute in South Carolina Sunday in a playoff with Karrie Webb.

Ochoa leads Kraft Nabisco by a shot

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif., April 5 (UPI) -- Lorena Ochoa made two late bogeys and wound up at 1-under 71 Saturday to hold a one-shot lead through three rounds of the LPGA Kraft Nabisco Championship.

Creamer on birdie binge to win Fields Open

KAPOLEI, Hawaii, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Paula Creamer birdied her final three holes and four of her last five Saturday to win the LPGA Fields Open in Hawaii.

Sorenstam eliminated from ADT Championship

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Annika Sorenstam was eliminated Friday as the field was trimmed to 16 players at the season-ending ADT Championship in West Palm Beach, Fla.

Creamer leads the latest LPGA event

SEMMES, Ala., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Paula Creamer Thursday shared the lead with Meg Mallon after one round of the LPGA’s Tournament of Champions at Semmes, Ala.

Pettersen maintains lead in South Korea

KYEONGBOOK, South Korea, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Suzann Pettersen managed an even-par 72 Saturday, retaining the lead after two rounds of the LPGA’s Hana Bank-KOLON Championship at Kyeongbook, South Korea.

Ochoa wins Canadian Women’s Open

EDMONTON, Alberta, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Lorena Ochoa Sunday shot a 2-under 69 to capture the LPGA Canadian Open at Edmonton, Alberta, with a tournament record 16-under 268.
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Seon Hwa Lee
South Korea's Seon-Hwa Lee hits from the eighth fairway during the first round of the LPGA State Farm Classic at the Rail Golf Club in Springfield, IL August 31, 2006. (UPI Photo/Mark Cowan)

Seon-Hwa Lee (Korean 이선화) (born 10 February 1986) is a South Korean professional golfer now playing on the United States LPGA Tour.

Born in Cheonan, South Korea, Lee began playing golf at age 4 and turned professional at age 14, the youngest female to ever turn professional in Korea. She recorded three wins on the LPGA of Korea Tour between 2001 and 2006. She played on the Futures Tour in 2004 and 2005 before joining the LPGA Tour in 2006. She won her first LPGA tournament in June 2006 at the ShopRite LPGA Classic.

In 2006, Lee won the LPGA Louise Suggs Rookie of the Year Award. She clinched the award on September 25, 2006 after competing in 24 tournaments and finishing in the top 10 six times, including one win. She was the first rookie to win on Tour in 2006.

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