Minjee Lee Wins 2022 LPGA Founders Cup

Minjee Lee Wins Cognizant Founders Cup
Minjee Lee reacts after sinking a putt for birdie on the 18th green to win the Cognizant Founders Cup at Upper Montclair CC on May 15, 2022 in Clifton, NJ. (Photo by Sarah Stier via Getty Images)

Minjee Lee shot a 2-under 70 to reach 19 under and claim a hard-fought victory at the 2022 LPGA Founders Cup.

The win was the seventh of the Aussie’s LPGA Tour career, and the first since her maiden major win at the 2021 Evian Championship.

“I fought really hard this whole day, and to finish with a couple of birdies and just to come out with a win is just really special. I’m really happy,” said Lee, who finished at -19 overall, two strokes ahead of fellow major champion Lexi Thompson (-17).

Top-10 Finishers

Pos-Player-Score (Rd 4)
1. Minjee Lee -19 (-2)
2. Lexi Thompson -17 (-3)
3. Angel Yin -16 (-5)
3. Madelene Sagstrom -16 (E)
5. Carlota Ciganda -15 (-8)
6. Nasa Hataoka -14 (-6)
6. Megan Khang -14 (-5)
8. Atthaya Thitikul -13 (-9)
8. Hye-Jin Choi -13 (-6)
10. Jenny Shin -12 (-5)

The Winning Putt

The Winner’s Selfie


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