Somin Lee
Somin  Lee


Denver, Colo.

High School:
Overland HS




Women's Golf Has Season End at NCAA South Bend Regional

The Waves were making their 17th consecutive regional appearance.


Waves Through Two Rounds at NCAA South Bend Regional

The third and final round is on Saturday.


Women's Golf Gets NCAA Regional Underway

The Waves need to finish in the top six to advance to the NCAA Championships.


Women's Golf Named #6 Seed at Notre Dame Regional

The women's golf team will try to finish in the top six at the regional, which will be held May 7-9.


Women's Golf Wins 14th Straight WCC Title; Chow is Medalist

Pepperdine has won 17 of the 19 WCC championships ever contested.


Women's Golf at WCC Championships (4/13-15/2015)

Photos by Jeff Golden, Kyle Terada/WCC and Roger Horne from the Waves' WCC title at Saticoy Country Club.


Women's Golf at Bruin Wave Invitational (3/2-3/2015)

Jeff Golden's photos of the Waves at El Caballero Country Club.


Women's Golf at Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge

Jeff Golden's photos of the Waves' first round at Palos Verdes Golf Club on 2/8/2015.


Women's Golf at Bruin Wave Invitational (3/3-4/2014)

Jeff Golden's photos of the 2014 Bruin Wave Invitational, at which Pepperdine finished second.


Women's Golf at Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge (2/19/2014)

Jeff Golden photos from the first round of the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge.

Somin Lee Career Stats Get Acrobat Reader

CAREER: A three-time All-WCC selection (twice on the first team) ... Had a career stroke average of 76.64 through 39 tournaments and 114 rounds ... Had eight top-10 and 11 top-20 finishes.

PEPPERDINE 2014-15: Averaged 76.54 strokes in 24 rounds as a senior ... Played in nine tournaments ... Had a remarkable streak of improving round after round (she averaged 80.9 in the first round, 76.5 in the second and 72.3 in the third) and had her best round of the tournament in the final round at all eight stroke-play events ... Went a perfect 4-0 in match play at the Farms Invitational ... Came in second place at the WCC Championships (80-77-72=229) ... Took 17th at the Golfweek Conference Challenge (79-73-70=222) ... Tied for 65th at the NCAA South Bend Regional (83-76-72=231) ... Best round was a 3-under 70 in the final round of the Dick McGuire Invitational.

PEPPERDINE 2013-14: Made the All-WCC first team as a junior ... Averaged 75.04 strokes in 27 rounds ... Was in the lineup for eight of her nine tournaments ... Had four top-10 and five top-20 finishes ... Season began with a tie for third at the Dick McGuire Invitational (70-72-73=215) and tie for eighth at the Golfweek Conference Challenge (76-77-72=225) ... In the spring, tied for 10th at the Bruin Wave Invitational (72-72-77=221) and was seventh at the WCC Championships (72-75-75=222) ... Best round was a 3-under 70 at the McGuire, and best 54-hole score was 4-under at the same tournament ... Tied for 103rd at the NCAA East Regional (78-79-74=231).

PEPPERDINE 2012-13: Earned a spot on the All-WCC honorable mention team as a sophomore ... Averaged 78.23 strokes and played in all 10 tournaments and 30 rounds ... Had one top-10 and two top-20 results ... Tied for fifth at the Golfweek Conference Challenge with a 1-under 215 (71-75-69) ... Tied for 14th at the WCC Championships (78-82-77) ... Best round was a 3-under 69 in the third round at the Golfweek Conference Challenge ... Tied for 103rd at the NCAA West Regional (79-77-81=237).

PEPPERDINE 2011-12: Came on greatly during the postseason as a freshman and was named to the All-WCC first team ... Had a 76.58 stroke average and played in all 11 events and all 33 rounds ... Best finish during the regular season was a tie for 23rd place at the Bruin Wave Invitational (79-76-79=234) ... Then led the Waves at both the WCC Championships, where she tied for third (77-73-75=225), and at the NCAA West Regional, where she tied for sixth with an even-par 216 (75-74-67) ... She was named to the NGCA's All-West Regional team ... The 5-under 67 in the third round tied the best-ever 18-hole score in Pepperdine postseason history, and it was the first sub-par round of her college career ... At the WCC Championships, she recorded a hole-in-one during the third round.

AMATEUR/JUNIOR GOLF: Reached the second round of the 2011 U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship ... Won the 2011 Colorado Women's Golf Association Match Play Championship ... The CWGA junior player of the year in 2009 and 2010 ... Won two CWGA Junior Match Play Championships and one Stroke Play Championship ... Set a course record at Heritage Eagle Bend Golf Course ... In summer 2010, had five wins and three runner-up finishes in Colorado Junior Tour events ... Won an AJGA tournament in Nebraska and finished second at the Optimist International Junior in Florida ... Was #24 in the Golfweek junior rankings when she signed a letter-of-intent in November 2010.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Overland High School, located in Aurora, Colo., in 2011 ... Was the class 5A state champion as a 2010 junior ... Had three straight top six results at the state tournament between her sophomore and senior years ... Four-time Aurora Sentinel All-City honors.

PERSONAL: Born in South Korea ... Daughter of Jinki Lee and Sowon Lee ... Has one brother, Charlie ... Majoring in advertising with a minor in multimedia design ... Only began playing golf shortly before the start of high school ... Did an internship with Instabrand in summer 2014 ... Chose Pepperdine because "of the beautiful campus, the coach and the team, the school's atmosphere and the great art program."

FAVORITES: Enjoys working on sculptures ... Favorites include Rory McIlroy (pro golfer), Heather Ridge (golf course), Despicable Me (movie), This Means War and Despicable Me (movies), America's Got Talent (TV show), Sara Bareilles and Sam Smith (musical artist) and steak and Korean (food) ... Enjoys golf because "of the competition and meeting new people at golf tournaments."

Our favorite photos from the past season of Somin Lee, a senior who graduated this spring.

Posted by Pepperdine Women's Golf on Wednesday, June 3, 2015

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