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Jaclyn Lee

Biography

Date of Birth
May 7, 1997
Hometown
Calgary, Alta.
Home Club
Glencoe Golf & Country Club
School
Ohio State University
Years on Team
5 (Amateur Squad in 2018, 2017, 2016 | Development Squad in 2015, 2014)

Calgary’s Jaclyn Lee also returns for a third year on the Amateur Squad. She makes her return following a collegiate season that included five top-20 finishes as a sophomore for the Ohio State Buckeyes. Lee, a former Future Links, driven by Acura Junior Skills National Event winner, added a runner-up finish at the B.C. Amateur followed by a T17 result at the Canadian Amateur. In 2016, Lee was the recipient of the Marlene Streit Award (low amateur) at the CP Women’s Open in addition to winning the Alberta Ladies Amateur title for a second time.

Q & A

Q: What are some of your nicknames?

Jac, Jackie, JL

Q: How did you get into golf? Explain.

My dad initially got my sister and I into golf so we could play it as a family sport.  Carolyn and I ended up liking it and started playing the sport competitively- my parents don’t play anymore though.

Q: How do you mark your golf ball?

Pink line and orange dots to make a circle.

Q: Do you have any siblings? If so, how old?

I have an older sister, Carolyn!  She is now 22 (2 years older than me)

Q: What was the last book you read?

Other than my school textbooks, Training Camp by Jon Gordon

Q: Who would play you in a movie about your life?

Lucy Liu or Brenda Song

Q: What is something most people don’t know about you? Any hidden talents?

Most of my friends know that I’m a huge foodie… I have an adventurous palate so I’m always willing to try new foods.  No hidden talents that I can think of though!

Q: What exercise do you dread the most?

Plate push circuits

Q: What was the last picture that you took on your phone?

Coincidentally- a picture of my food.

Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?

I really like the mountains- it’s something I’ve missed while at school in Ohio.

Q: Do you have any superstitions?

Yes, honestly too many to count or name!

Q: What is the most surprising thing in your golf bag?

I’m basically a walking pharmacy on the golf course.

Q: If you could have a walk-up song on the first tee box, what would it be?

Eye of the Tiger

Highlights

  • T5 – NCAA National Championship
  • T2 – NCAA Madison Regional
  • Champion – Big Ten Championship (NCAA)
  • 2nd – 2018 Clover Cup (NCAA)
  • Champion – 2018 Westbrook Invitational (NCAA)
  • T9 – 2017 Windy City Collegiate Championship (NCAA)
  • T16 – 2017 Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel Invite (NCAA)
  • T1 – 2017 East & West Match Play (NCAA)
  • T17 – 2017 Canadian Women’s Amateur
  • Round-of-16 – 2017 Pacific Northwest Women’s Amateur Championship
  • Round-of-16 – 2017 North and South Amateur Championship
  • 2nd – 2017 B.C. Women’s Amateur Championship
  • T13 – 2017 NCAA Columbus Regional
  • T5 – 2017 Big Ten Conference Championship (NCAA)
  • T5 – 2017 Lady Buckeye Invitational (NCAA)
  • T10 – 2017 Westbrook Spring Invitational (NCAA)
  • T17 – 2017 Northrop Grumman Regional (NCAA)
  • T6 – 2016 Trinity Forest Invitational Presented by Vic Salvino (NCAA)
  • T2 – 2016 East & West Match Play Challenge (NCAA)
  • T59 – 2016 CP Women’s Open (Marlene Streit Award – low amateur)
  • T27 – 2016 Canadian Women’s Amateur
  • Quarter-finalist – 2016 PNGA Women’s Amateur Championship
  • Quarter-finalist – 2016 Women’s North & South Amateur Championship
  • T3 – 2016 Women’s Porter Cup
  • Champion – 2016 Sun Life Financial Alberta Ladies Amateur Championship
  • T10 – 2016 SunTrust Gator Women’s Invite (NCAA)
  • T9 – 2016 Westbrook Spring College Invitational (NCAA)
  • 16th – 2015 Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship
  • 3rd – 2015 Sun Life Financial Alberta Ladies Amateur
  • T7 – 2015 B.C. Women’s Amateur
  • T16 – 2015 Women’s Porter Cup
  • T35 – 2015 Canadian Women’s Tour – AB
  • R16 – 2015 Australian Amateur
  • T15 – 2014 World Junior Girls Championship
  • 2nd – 2014 AJGA David Leadbetter Junior Championship
  • 12th – 2014 Canadian Junior Girls
  • 35th – 2014 Canadian Women’s Amateur
  • Champion – 2014 Alberta Junior Girls Championship
  • Champion – 2014 Alberta Ladies Amateur
  • 64th – 2014 WWGA National Amateur Championship
  • 24th – 2014 The Porter Cup
  • Champion – 2014 CN Future Links Prairie Championship
  • 47th – 2014 Canadian Women’s Tour – BC
  • 15th – 2014 CN Future Links Pacific Championship
  • 27th – 2014 South American Amateur
  • T4 – 2013 Canada Summer Games (individual)
  • 8th – 2013 Royale Cup Canadian Junior Girls Championship
  • Champion – 2013 Alberta Junior Girls Championship
  • Champion – 2013 CN Future Links Prairie Championship
  • Champion – 2013 CJGA Big Chief Beef Jerky Alberta Junior
  • T3 – 2013 MJT Boston Pizza National Tour Championship
  • Champion – 2012 CN Future Links Western Championship
  • 5th – 2012 Alberta Junior Girls Championship

Accolades

  • WGCA Second Team All-American (2018)
  • Premiére équipe All-Big Ten (2018)
  • All-American Scholar (2015-16)
  • Champion – Future Links Junior Skills Challenge National Event (2013)

Equipment

Driver: Ping G LS tec, 9 degree loft

Woods: Ping G30 3 wood, 5 wood, Ping G 4 hybrid

Irons: Ping I Series 9-5

Wedges: Ping Glide 46, 50, 54, 58

Putter: Ping Cadence TR Ketsch-Mid

Ball: Titleist ProV1

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