So, what about the other Jeongeun Lees?
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So, what about the other Jeongeun Lees?

Just a week ago, Jeongeun Lee6 won the US Women's Open. Needless to say, it's the first time in the history of golf someone with an Arabic numeral in their entry name won a major championship.

(You could argue Davis Love III was actually the first with a number in their name at the 1996 PGA Championship, but ordinal numbers don't count.)

Of course, there was a curiosity why Lee was sporting a 6 in her name and on her Sunday shirt. The depth of that curiosity ranged from immediately dismissive -- "Who has a number in their name?!" -- to genuine confusion.

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