|Hometown:||La Quinta, Calif.|
|High School:||La Quinta|
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--La Quinta (Calif.) High School product was ranked as high as No. 13 in his signing class.
--Won the 2012 Golfweek West Coast Junior Invitational at Whirlwind in Chandler, Ariz. and tied for seventh at the 2011 Callaway Junior Worlds.
--Born in South Korea and started playing golf at age seven. Family moved to Vancouver at age nine and he competed in Maple Leaf Junior Tour, Canadiean Junior Golf Assocation and CN Future Links.
--Moved to LaQuinta and competed in AJGA, SCPGA Junior Tour and Toyota Cup Tour.
--Earned way into the Callaway Junior World Golf Championship and finished first in 13-14 age group. Earned MVP honors of his league and won CIF Regional individual honors.
--Awarded the Palms G.G. Marcy Hyman Scholarship in 2010, given to individual with outstanding integrity and character.
--Signed with Arizona State in November of 2012.
--"I chose ASU because I was very impressed with the facilities Arizona State has, and I really related to the coaches. With the help and guidance of the coaching staff and the access to these world-class practice facilities, I truly believe it gives me the best opportunity to take my game to the next level. The university offers numerous majors that I have interest, and coach Mickelson's past success had a major roll in my decision."
-- Shot a career-low 66 in the second round of the Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational
-- Recorded five top-20 finishes
-- Averaged 72.44 through 11 tournaments
KI TAEK LEE ROUND-BY-ROUND 2014-15
Itani Quality Homes Collegiate 68-67-75=210/E/T15
Alister MacKenzie Invite 67-70-75=212/-1/T11
Bill Cullum Invite 74-70-73=217/+1/T27
Warrior Princeville Makai Invite 71-66-76=213/-3/T29
Loyola Golf Invite 71-77-74=222/+6/32
ASU Thunderbird 74-68-68=210/E/T8
Wyoming Cowboy Classic 72-72-73=217/+1/T44
Western Intercollegiate 72-74-69=215/+5/T17
Pac-12 Championships 73-70-70-76=289/+9/T31
NCAA Regionals 74-73-71=218/+2/T18
NCAA Finals 83-74-83=240/+24/T150
--Shot season-low 67 in the first round of the ASU Thunderbird Invitational, where he tied for 11th place. Averaged 73.83 through six tournaments
KI TAEK LEE ROUND-BY-ROUND 2013-14
Kikkor Golf Husky Invitational 74-75-71=220/+4/T28
Tucker Invitational (I) 77-81-77=235/+19/T65
Amer Ari 73-70-72=215/-1/T55
Prestige at PGA West 74-75-69=218/+5/T41
ASU Thunderbird 67-70-73=210/-6/T11
Wyoming Cowboy Classic (I) 77-78-76=231/+15/T100
GETTING TO KNOW KI TAEK...
What major would you most like to win? Masters
The best round of my life was...12-under 60 at Morongo Golf Club in 2009.
Three golfers I want to play a round with...Tiger Woods, Ben Hogan, K.J. Choi.
The main reasons I picked Arizona State are...tradition, atmosphere, program and coaching staff.
What is your favorite golf course you have ever played? Palms Golf Club in La Quinta, Calif.
What is the one golf course you have not played but want to? Augusta.
One word to describe Arizona State golf...gentlemen.
What did like best about your hometown? There are golf courses on every block.
A movie you have watched more than once and will watch again...Fast and Furious.
Past Sun Devil athlete (any sport) you wish you could have watched compete...Anthony Robles.
Favorite song from your favorite artist? Lupe Fiasco, The Show Goes On.
Are you a good dancer? No.
What chore do you absolutely hate doing? I enjoy doing them.
What is your favorite form of exercise? Leg press.
If you could witness any event past, present or future, what would it be? 2002 FIFA World Cup with South Korea in top four.
If you could learn to do anything, what would it be? Ping Pong.
If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would it be? My family.
If someone wrote a book about your life, what would they title it? The Struggle.
Name one thing about yourself that most people don’t know...I am Canadian.
What is your favorite commercial? I don't watch TV.
If on Twitter, your favorite person to follow on Twitter and favorite person who follows you on Twitter? All my friends from back home.
Where is the most interesting vacation spot that you have visited? Grand Canyon.
What toppings do you get on your pizza? Hawaiian.
Favorite pro athlete you have been around...Fred Couples.
Past Sun Devil game/event you wish you would have been there live to see...Phil Mickelson NCAA championship.
Last book I read...The Game Before the Game.
Last movie I saw...We Are The Millers.
The most played song on my Ipod is...Kendrick Lamar, A.D.H.D.
Something I have not done, but I will...buy my parents a house.
One word to describe yourself? Loyal.
What is your fondest childhood memory? Camping with family in Canada.
You have just won the lottery, what is your first purchase? Take my parents to fancy steakhouse.
Besides golf, what is your favorite sport to watch? Love the Los Angeles Lakers.
What is your favorite food? Korean BBQ (baby back ribs)
What is a place that you have always wanted to visit? Africa