Danny Lee’s fans who have been following his achievements this PGA Tour season are heartened to see that he retains his chances to play at the BMW Championship.
Being the number one player of New Zealand, many feared that he has almost finished his season when he missed the chance that came by at the second playoff. He did fallout from the top 70 player list in the overall tour as a result of his performance at the Dell Technologies Championship.
He has, however raised to the 69th position as other players lost ground. He has now become eligible to be part of the penultimate playoff event that will be held in Illinois in a time span of two weeks. Meanwhile Justin Thomas has added another title to his series of wins this season and even outlasted the likes of Marc Leishman and Jordan Spieth.
If you look at Danny’s playing career, being a Korean and born in 1990, he is a professional golfer who was born in South Korea and then immigrated to New Zealand with his family.
He came under the spotlight when he gained the title of US Amateur at a very young age of 18 years in August 2008. This was an age record that he set that brought the international golfing community’s attention on him. He went on to represent New Zealand in subsequent championship events like an Eisenhower trophy in Adelaide or the Johnnie Walker Classic event in the year 2009 when he won the title. He was also the youngest winner on the European Tour that he took part in subsequently. He then gained the 159th place among the official world rankings in golf. He also participated in the Masters Tournament in 2009 which put him on the world map of golf.