Date: April 01, 2014
Author: LPGA

Lee to represent Australia at LPGA International Crown

World Number 1 amateur Minjee Lee has qualified to represent Australia at the LPGA&aposs International Crown tournament in Maryland in July. Lee will be part of the Australian team which includes World Number 5 Karrie Webb, Katherine Kirk and Lindsey Wright. The eight qualified countries are the USA, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Japan, Thailand and Taiwan. The eight qualified countries were seeded #1 through #8 and divided into two pools based on the cumulative team score of the four players Rolex World Ranking.of the four players Rolex World Ranking. Each country will play two, four-ball matches between each of the other three countries in their pool (Thursday – Saturday). The top two point-earning countries from each pool and one wild card country will advance to play in Sunday s single matches. Two points will be awarded per match (two for a win and one for a halve). The total cumulative points from Thursday – Sunday will determine the champion. When the first of its kind, global team match play event tees off at Caves Valley, the current world #1 ranked player, Inbee Park (South Korea) and four other former world #1 ranked players, according to the Rolex World Rankings, will highlight the field including Stacy Lewis (United States), Yani Tseng (Chinese Taipei), Ai Miyazato (Japan) and Cristie Kerr (United States). In addition to the top ranked players, the field also boasts eight major champions which represent 23 major championships led by World Golf Hall of Fame member Karrie Webb of Australia with seven major titles.