Danny Lee

Danny Lee

Height: 5'11" (1.8 m)
Weight: 175 (79 kg)
Age: 30 (July 24, 1990)
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Residence: Irving, Texas
Family: Wife, Yoomi; Roi Theodore, Robin Oliver

Education: Sungkyunkwan University
Turned Professional: 2009
City plays from: Rotorua, New Zealand


Exempt Status


PGA TOURTop 125 in 2019-20 FedExCup standings (thru 2020-21)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (1):
2015 (1) The Greenbrier Classic.
Korn Ferry Tour Victories (1):
2011 (1) WNB Golf Classic.
International Victories (1):
2009 Johnnie Walker Classic [Eur].

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

62 - 2020 Mayakoba Golf Classic (Round 1)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#9 : 2015 TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#34 : 2016 World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship

Career Largest Paycheck:

$1,206,000 : 2015 The Greenbrier Classic (Finished 1)

National Team Selections


Presidents Cup : 2015 World Cup : 2009, 2016 Olympic Games : 2016 Eisenhower Trophy : 2008

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 1 - 0)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 247 737 1 4 3 25 56 142 94 12 $13,432,515
2021 1 3 1 1
2020 22 69 1 3 5 13 7 2 45 $2,043,764
2019 27 81 1 3 5 15 11 73 $1,524,126
2018 30 86 3 8 15 13 1 97 $1,269,386
2017 32 89 1 4 9 19 11 4 70 $1,611,331
2016 28 90 2 6 21 7 2 92 $1,405,722
2015 36 120 1 1 2 8 13 24 11 1 9 $3,965,933
2014 28 80 1 1 3 13 15 88 $781,295
2013 1 4 1 1 $112,000
2012 26 70 3 13 10 1 159 $359,112
2010 2 4 2
2009 11 33 1 2 6 5 $359,846
1 (A) 2 1
2008 2 (A) 6 1 1 1
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Mexico WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv
2021 W/D
2020 CNL T71
2019 CUT T36
2018 T7
2017 CUT CUT
2016 T35 T17 T56 T57 CUT T58 T42 T51 56
2015 CUT T43 CUT CUT T6
2009 CUT T66 T51
FedExCup Playoffs
THE NORTHERN TRUST Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2020 T18 T33
2019 81
2018 T34 T49
2017 CUT CUT W/D
2016 CUT CUT
2015 T30 T33 T47 T2
2014 T38 T35

Personal


  • Often engages in pranks at tournaments with fellow PGA TOUR player Rickie Fowler.
  • Favorite college team is Southern California and the Dallas Cowboys are his favorite pro team.
  • Attended Sungkyunkwan University for his freshman year.
  • Attended Rotorua Boy's High School and has established a Danny Lee Scholarship at the school.
  • Family moved from native South Korea to New Zealand when he was age 8.
  • Is a citizen of New Zealand.