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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
6 (Young Pro Squad in 2019 | Amateur Squad in 2018, 2017, 2016 | Development Squad in 2015, 2014)

Team Canada veteran Jaclyn Lee transitions to the Young Pro Squad after five seasons as an amateur with the program. The 21-year-old recently turned professional after a stellar junior season with the Ohio State Buckeyes, highlighted by wins at the Big Ten Conference Championship, the Westbrook Invitational and the East&West Match Play. The finance major went on to cap her season with the Buckeyes with a T2 finish at regionals, followed by a school-record T5 finish at the NCAA Championship. Lee led the Canadian trio to a 7th place finish at the World Amateur in Ireland. The Calgary native earned her LPGA Tour card in the fall with a top-10 finish at the inaugural LPGA Q-Series tournament. 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. She also won the Future Links, driven by Acura Junior Skills National Event in 2013.

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

Professional

T22 – ISPS Handa Women’s Australia Open (LPGA Tour)

Amateur

3rd – Windy City Collegiate Championship

5th – 2018 World Amateur Team Championship (Individual – Espirito Santo Trophy)

Quarterfinalist – 2018 USGA U.S. Women’s Amateur

Round-of-16 – 2018 North & South Women`s Amateur Championship

Semi-finalist – 2018 Ladies British Open Amateur Championship

T35 – 2018 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give

T5 –  2018 NCAA National Championship

T2 – 2018 NCAA Madison Regional

Champion – 2018 Big Ten Championship (NCAA)

2nd – 2018 Clover Cup (NCAA)

Champion – 2018 Westbrook Invitational (NCAA)

T1 – 2017 East & West Match Play (NCAA)

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

T5 – 2017 Big Ten Conference Championship (NCAA)

T5 – 2017 Lady Buckeye Invitational (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)

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

3rd – 2015 Sun Life Financial Alberta Ladies Amateur

2nd – 2014 AJGA David Leadbetter Junior Championship

Champion – 2014 Alberta Junior Girls Championship

Champion – 2014 Alberta Ladies Amateur

Champion – 2014 CN Future Links Prairie Championship

Champion – 2013 Alberta Junior Girls Championship

Champion – 2013 CN Future Links Prairie Championship

Champion – 2012 CN Future Links Western Championship

Accolades

WGCA Second Team All-American (2018)

First Team 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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