Year First Year
Hometown Ringoes, N.J.
High School Hunterdon Central Regional H.S.
Major Enrolled at Columbia College
Experience High School
School: CC
Birthdate July 28, 1999




A 2017 graduate of Hunterdon Central Regional High School in Flemington, N.J., where she played four years of golf for head coach Fran Gacos … Earned All-American honors as a junior … Named the New Jersey Girls Golfer of the Year, while her team was selected the state girls golf team of the year by as a senior … Captured seven high school golf tournaments during four-year career … Led team to state title as a senior in 2017 … Finished in second place individually after firing seven birdies during the 2017 state tournament as a senior … Finished her senior year with a 9-hole average of 36 … Won three tournaments during her senior year … Captured the Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex Tournament by four strokes … Won the NJSIAA North Jersey Section 1 Tournament with a 71 … Hit a hole-in-one and shot a 69 in winning the Skyland Conference Tournament … Led the Red Devils to New Jersey’s Tournament of Champions title and county title in 2017 … The Red Devils also went undefeated in county competition since the start of women’s golf in New Jersey … Overall, led her team to four straight county titles and a 45-12 overall four-year record … Named team captain as a senior … Four-time team Most Valuable Player … Won two individual tournament titles and averaged a 9-hole 37 as a junior … Won two individual titles and averaged a 9-hole 39 as a sophomore … Involved in volunteer activities and community service including playing music at senior care center.




Born Kathleen Jiyeon Lee on July 28, 1999 in Yardley, Pa. … Daughter of Minkyu and Sooha Lee of Ringoes, N.J. … Has a sister Seungyeon Lee … Father attended Seoul National University … Family owns a leopard gecko … Played violin since she was three years old up until eighth grade and also played in her school orchestra … Enjoys New York for its musicals, plays, museums and food … Role model is her sister … Chose Columbia because it was her “dream school ever since she visited during her sophomore year of high school” … Selected Columbia because of its “incredible” economics program and golf team and the fact that she will get a good mix of competitive golf and rigorous academics … Enrolled at Columbia College … Intends to major in Economics and has plans to obtain a Masters degree.

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Interview: Jackie Chulya (WGOLF-Ivy League Championships Round 3-4/23/17)
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