Minjee Lee in the hunt for Women’s Open and a Scottish family double


  • Lee’s brother won 2021 Scottish Open at Renaissance Club
  • Australian is four shots off leader Chun In-gee at halfway

A corner of East Lothian may forever belong to a family from Western Australia. Should Minjee Lee prevail at the Women’s Open – and a second round of 70 leaves her in fine position to do precisely that – she will have shown the local speciality already displayed by her brother.

Min Woo Lee’s win at the Scottish Open last July was the biggest of his career. It is hardly unfair to suggest the 24-year-old has been firmly upstaged in sporting context by his older sister. The quirk here is that Minjee Lee is in hot pursuit of a third major – and second of 2022 – at Muirfield, literally over the wall from the Renaissance Club where Min Woo Lee emerged from a playoff.

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Written by Ewan Murray at Muirfield
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