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Jaclyn Lee

Biography

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

Calgary’s Jaclyn Lee also returns for a second year on the Amateur Squad. Lee’s summer was highlighted by winning 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. The 19-year-old recorded a T3 finish at the Porter Cup while also making the quarter-finals at both the PNGA Women’s Amateur and North & South Women’s Amateur. The former CN Future Links Junior Skills Challenge National Event winner grabbed a share of 27th at the Canadian Women’s Amateur. Lee added two Top-10 collegiate finishes in her freshman year at Ohio State.

Q & A

Q: What are some of your nicknames?

Jackie

Q: Who or what got you into golf? Explain.

My dad got my sister and I into golf so my family could play as a natural foursome.

Q: What is your favourite pre-competition meal?

Bacon, strawberry yogurt, toast with peanut butter and banana slices, eggs (breakfast); A good steak for the night before.

Q: How about your favourite “cheat” meal?

Homemade fried chicken.

Q: What was the last book you read?

The Fault In Our Stars by John Green.

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

Lucy Lu (Watson from Elementary).

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

Most people don’t know that I fell in between the subway and platform when I was 6. Or that I did gymnastics for 7 years before I played golf.

Q: What exercise do you dread the most?

Pull-ups.

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

A photo of me ,Naomi and Grace by the Shell sign at the Golf Club of Houston.

Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?

I love the warm chinook winds and the mountain scenery.

Q: Do you have any superstitions?

No.

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

The amount of allergy medication and eye drops I carry with me.

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

Eye of the Tiger

Highlights

  • 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