UCLA's Lee named Pac-12 women's golfer of the month
SAN FRANCISCO – Alison Lee of UCLA has been named the Pac-12 Women’s Golfer of the Month for November, the Pac-12 announced today. The honor is Lee’s second this year.
Lee, a native of Valencia, Calif., won her fourth career collegiate tournament, shooting 10-under 208 at Nanea Golf Course in Hawaii to take first in the Pac-12 Preview and lead UCLA to a second-place team finish. The sophomore came out on fire, shooting an opening round 68 and following with a 69 in the second round to take a three-stroke lead over the field after 36 holes. Lee was the only player in the tournament to post a pair of sub-70 rounds. She closed it out in the final round shooting a one-under 71.
In nine rounds this season, Lee is 21-under par overall. She leads the Bruins with seven rounds under par, and has scored under 70 in five rounds. In 43 career rounds, she boasts a scoring average of 70.7 and is 43-under par. In her career, she has recorded 11 top-10 finishes, 13 top-20 results, 27 rounds under par and 15 rounds under 70. GolfWeek has Lee ranked as the nation’s No. 2 golfer.
This is UCLA’s third golfer of the month recipient this season and Lee’s fifth career golfer of the month award.
Also nominated for golfer of the month honors were Monica Vaughn, So., ARIZONA STATE; Caroline Inglis, Jr., OREGON; Lauren Kim, Jr., STANFORD; SooBin Kim, Sr., WASHINGTON;
Pac-12 Women’s Golfer of the Month
September – Alison Lee, UCLA
October – Bronte Law, UCLA
November – Alison Lee, UCLA