Perth teenager MIN­JEE LEE wins again!

Min­jee Lee won the 1.3 mil­lion dol­lar Kingsmill Cham­pi­onship in May that earned her the in­au­gu­ral Herb El­liott Medal, with her be­com­ing only the sev­enth woman in LPGA his­tory to win on tour be­fore turn­ing 19 years of age.

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The ac­co­lades are con­tin­u­ing to pile up for Perth teenager Min­jee Lee, who was awarded the in­au­gu­ral Herb El­liott Medal at the Western Aus­tralian In­sti­tute of Sport an­nual din­ner. Herb El­liott be­came a leg­endary fig­ure in Aus­tralian sport af­ter win­ning the Men’s 1500m at the 1960 Olympic Games, and a medal has been struck in his hon­our to recog­nise an in­spi­ra­tional sport­ing per­for­mance by a Western Aus­tralian ev­ery year. Min­jee was nom­i­nated along­side WA cricket cap­tain Adam Vo­ges, who be­came the old­est debu­tant cen­tu­rion in Test cricket his­tory in the West Indies, and Caitlin Bas­sett, who was piv­otal in Australia’s 2015 Net­ball World Cup vic­tory. But it was Min­jee’s win at the 1.3 mil­lion dol­lar Kingsmill Cham­pi­onship in May that earned the award, with her be­com­ing the sev­enth woman in LPGA his­tory to win on tour be­fore turn­ing 19.

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