What a day for Minjee Lee. Lee shot an incredible 63 on the final day of the sixth round of the LPGA’s Cognizant Founders Cup on Friday, making her the story of the day at the Innisbrook Resort. Lee became the first player in LPGA Tour history to crack the 60-hole mark with a 63 on Friday, and she also became the first player to shoot an 11-under round on the same day in a major.
Minjee Lee’s 63 on Friday
Minjee Lee, a 23-year-old rookie, became the youngest-ever winner of the LPGA’s Cognizant Founders Cup on Friday, at 23 years and 10 months, according to the LPGA. She shot a 63 on Friday for a two-shot victory. Lee’s winning score was 15 under par, the lowest of the week. “I’m very excited,” Lee said. “I’m still getting used to the golf course.”
The best shots from the day
Minjee Lee took command with a three-shot lead heading into the final round of the LPGA’s Cognizant Founders Cup on Friday in Phoenix. Minjee Lee posted a 63 to finish at 12-under-par and win the second leg of the season’s USD $1 million events.
The final day of the tournament
Minjee Lee won the tournament with a score of 63 on Friday, beating Brooke Pancake and Michelle Wie in a playoff. Minjee Lee took command with a 63 on Friday at the LPGA’s Cognizant Founders Cup.
Minjee Lee took command of the golf course at the LPGA’s Cognizant Founders Cup on Friday with a 63 in the first round to take an early lead. The South Korean fired a 12-under-par score of 63 in the first round at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in Half Moon Bay, California.
Lee, who shot the lowest ever opening-round score in the history of the tournament, is now seven strokes ahead of the field. Minjee Lee, who led the field with a 63, is now seven strokes ahead of the field.