Minjee Lee of Australia wins first major at Amundi Evian Championship

A thrilling final day of the Evian Championship saw Australian Minjee Lee come from 7 shots behind Korean leader Jeongeung Lee6, who shot 71, to force a playoff. She had 7 birdies in her final round to finish -18. Yea,imi Noh shot 67 to narrowly miss out on the playoff when she missed a birdie chance on the final hole. Leona Maguire of Ireland shot 61, the best round in a major championship and tied 6th.

In the playoff Lee6 bogeyed the first extra hole when she hit a shot into water and Lee hot hers near to the flag. Lee converted the putt to win fer 6th LPGA title and first major, which she felt was “really amazing”.

This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply