Esther Lee
Esther Lee
  • Year:
  • Hometown:
    Walnut, CA
  • High School:
  • College:
    Claremont McKenna


2022-23 (First-Year)

WGCA First-Team All-American WGCA Freshman of the Year ... SCIAC Athlete of the Year ... SCIAC Newcomer of the Year ... First-Team All-SCIAC ... Medaled at the SCIAC Championship with a league-record -10 over three rounds ... Tied the program record with a 67 (-5) on the final round of SCIACs to secure individual medalist honors and help CMS to a three-round team title, after shooting a 68 on her second round ... Tied for 13th at the NCAA Championships (+15) out of 152 to help CMS earn third place as a team ... Took second place at the Westbrook Invite at the Lakes with a 144 (+2), earning SCIAC Athlete of the Week honors ... Began her career with a top 10 finish (ninth, out of 59) at the California State Intercollegiate ... Finished ninth at the Jekyll Island Invitational (out of 140), including a 72 on her second round ... was seventh at the UC Santa Cruz Invitational (out of 57) .. Tied for ninth (out of 40) at the second SCIAC regular season tournament.

Prior to CMS
Attended Walnut High School, where she played golf ... Helped her team to the CIF title three straight seasons, as well as its first ever state championship berth as a junior, where they finished third ... Placed second at the Anaheim Hill Summer Championship in 2020 with a 75 ... Had a 69-72-141 to place eighth at the Toyota Tour Cup at Arrowood in 2021.

Attends Claremont McKenna.

News Mentions

CMS Women's Golf Places Four an All-SCIAC Teams

Claremont, Calif. - Esther Lee and Stella Cheng of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's golf team were named first-team All-SCIAC, and Jessie Kong...

May 6, 2024

CMS Women's Golf Holds Off Pomona-Pitzer for SCIAC Title

CHINO HILLS, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's golf team had a seven-shot lead on the back nine trimmed to two, but the Athenas were...

April 30, 2024

CMS Women's Golf Finishes Third at SCIAC No. 2

POMONA, Calif. - Playing a young line-up of three first-years and two sophomores, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's golf team ended up in third...

April 7, 2024

CMS Women's Golf Earns Runner-Up Finish at UC Santa Cruz Invitational

PACIFIC GROVE, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's golf team finished second out of 12 teams at the two-day UC Santa Cruz Invitational on...

March 31, 2024

CMS Women's Golf Finishes Second at Westbrook Invitational

PEORIA, Ariz. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's golf team shot even par in Saturday's first round to build a narrow lead and then went on to...

March 10, 2024

Christine Yu Ties for First, As Athenas Golf Finishes Runner-Up at SCIAC No. 1

COASTA MESA, Calif. - First-year Christine Yu tied for individual medalist honors in her first collegiate conference tournament as she ended at +1...

February 26, 2024

Esther Lee Earns SCIAC Women's Golf Athlete of the Week

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Esther Lee of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps earned the SCIAC Women's Golf Athlete of the Week Award for events through Sunday, Feb....

February 20, 2024

CMS Opens Spring With 32-Stroke Win, Esther Lee Earns Individual Medalist Honors

CORONA, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's golf team earned a 32-stroke victory at the 2024 Leopard Spring Invitational on Monday and...

February 13, 2024

Athenas Golf Closes Fall Season with 20-Stroke Win over La Verne

CHINO HILLS, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's golf team concluded the fall portion of its schedule with a 20-stroke win over La Verne,...

October 20, 2023

CMS Women's Golf Earns Team Title at Chapman Quad

COSTA MESA, Calif. - Jessie Kong and Esther Lee tied for the low round of the day, each shooting a 72, as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's golf...

October 8, 2023

Cheng Wins First Tournament of 2023-24, Athenas Golf Takes Second

VENTURA, Calif. - Stella Cheng of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's golf team shot in the red for the second day in a row to finish -6 and take...

September 12, 2023

Cheng, Lee, Tain All Shoot CMS-Record 67s on First Day of California State Intercollegiate

VENTURA, Calif. - Stella Cheng, Esther Lee and Reina Tain all tied the program record with 67s (-5) on the first day of competition of the 2023-24...

September 11, 2023