Australian Minjee Lee couldn’t hide her delight after coming from seven shots behind to beat South Korea’s Lee6 Jeongeun in a play-off at the Evian Championship to join the exclusive club of major winners.
“I just can’t believe it – I am really happy,” admitted the 25-year-old after hitting a six iron second shot to eight feet to clinch victory with a birdie four at the first extra hole.
“It’s a dream come true. I have been waiting for this for so long.”
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Lee has been known as the best woman golfer without a major win — she finished third in both the 2017 ANA Inspirational and last year’s Women’s British Open.
“I just tried to play my best and it just…