|Andrea Lee Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||August 15, 1998|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Andrea Lee is an American professional golfer who joined the LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association) Tour, a series of weekly golf tournaments for elite female professional golfers from around the world, in 2020. On the LPGA Tour, as of October 2022, she had won a solitary title – the Portland Classic in September 2022. A few months earlier, in April 2022, she won the Casino Del Sol Golf Classic, her only title, as of October 2022, on the Epson Tour, the official developmental golf tour of the LPGA Tour. Her best performance in the majors, as of October 2022, was a tie for 7th place at the 2020 Women’s British Open. In October 2022, she reached a career-best 35th position on the Women’s World Golf Rankings, the official rankings chart for elite female professional golfers.
Los Angeles, California, United States
California, United States
Andrea had attended the Mira Costa High School, a public school located in Manhattan Beach, a city in Los Angeles County, California. After her high school graduation, in 2016, she joined Stanford University, a private research university in Stanford, California. She graduated from there in 2020.
- Father – James Lee
- Mother – Sunny Lee
She has been represented by Excel Sports Management, Talent/Brand Management & Marketing Firm, New York City, New York, United States.
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
64 kg or 141 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
She is of Korean descent.
- Toned physique
- Shoulder-length, straight hair
- Affable smile
- Radiant face
She has been sponsored by –
- Topgolf Callaway Brands Corp. (American global sports equipment manufacturing company that specializes in golfing equipment)
- Polo Ralph Lauren (a brand of the Ralph Lauren Corporation, an American fashion company)
- Fortinet (American multinational cybersecurity corporation)
- EasyPost (California-based shipping API that solves complex logistics problems for eCommerce businesses)
- Centerstone SBA Lending, Inc. (Los Angeles-based financial institution)
- Urban Golf Performance (California-based golf fitness/recovery, mental coaching, and golf training center)
Andrea Lee Facts
- Andrea, a child prodigy, began competing in golf tournaments by the time she had turned 8 years old. She went on to win more than 50 junior titles in the next 4 years.
- In both 2013 and 2015, she was a member of the American squads that clinched the Junior Solheim Cup, a version of the Solheim Cup (a biennial golf tournament for professional female golfers contested by teams representing Europe and the United States) for girls aged 12 to 18.
- In 2014, she was a part of the American squad that won the Junior Ryder Cup, a team golf competition (teams consisting of 6 boys and 6 girls) between Europe and the United States for junior golfers aged 18 and under. The competition is based on the prestigious Ryder Cup, a biennial men’s golf competition between teams from Europe and the United States.
- She finished the 2014 season as the top-ranked player in the AJGA (American Junior Golf Association) circuit after winning 2 major tournaments – the Rolex Tournament of Champions and the Yani Tseng Invitational. She was also named the ‘AJGA Junior Player of the Year’ in 2014.
- At the 2015 Toronto Pan American Games, she won the ‘Silver’ medal in both the women’s individual and the mixed team events. That year, she also led Mira Costa High School to the state title.
- In 2016, she helped the United States achieve the 6th position in a field of 55 teams at The Espirito Santo Trophy (a biennial world amateur team championship for female golfers that is organized by the International Golf Federation, the world governing body for the sport).
- At the 2017 Taipei Summer Universiade (an international multi-sport event, organized for university athletes by the International University Sports Federation), she won the ‘Gold’ medal in the women’s team event.
- As a freshman at Stanford University, for the 2016–17 season, she was named the ‘WGCA (Women’s Golf Coaches Association) Freshman of the Year’. She was a finalist for the ‘WGCA Player of the Year’ award as well as a finalist for the prestigious ‘Honda Award’, an annual award in the United States, given to the best collegiate female athlete in each of the 12 major collegiate sports (basketball, cross country, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, softball, swimming & diving, tennis, track & field, volleyball, soccer, and lacrosse).
- Representing the United States, at the amateur tier, she won 2 prestigious tournaments in 2018 – The Curtis Cup (the best-known team trophy for female amateur golfers, contested by teams representing the United States and ‘Great Britain & Ireland’); and The Arnold Palmer Cup (an annual team golf competition for college/university golfers which, since 2018, has been contested between a United States team and an international team representing the rest of the world).
- She stood first in the World Amateur Golf Ranking for a total of 17 weeks in 2015 and 2019.
- She ended her collegiate career with Stanford University as the most decorated golfer in the university’s history, winning 9 individual titles.
- In 2019, she also won the ‘Mark H. McCormack Medal’, presented annually by The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews (a private members-only club based in St. Andrews, Scotland; it is one of the oldest golf clubs in the world) to the leading player in the World Amateur Golf Ranking after the last elite event of the season.
Featured Image by Andrea Lee / Instagram