Date: February 04, 2017
Author: Dave Tease

All class as Somi lifts NSW Women’s Am title

Somi Lee has won the 2017 Women's NSW Amateur title in a tight match against her Korean counterpart Hye Jin Choi.

For Lee, it was a well-deserved reversal of the result from two weeks ago when she was defeated by Choi. in the final of the Australian Women's Amateur Championship.

In a high-quality display of golf in the final, Lee Prevailed 2&1 over her younger rival in a match that featured several holes halved in birdies.

"I felt a lot of pressure today. I played Hye Jin Choi in the Australian Amateur, but I lost. I really wanted to beat her,

"I am really happy to win,

"My parents are very happy, it's my first win in a major tournament," Lee smiled.

The 18-year-old is hoping to begin a professional career later this year, initially on the Korean LPGA Tour. She hopes to one day compete on the LPGA tour in The United States.

Lee thanked the tournament organisers and the support of her team over the last four weeks.

"Thank you so much. I will enjoy the flight home to Seoul now," Lee smiled.