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T he Supermarine Spitfire was perhaps the most iconic fighter plane to ever grace the skies. Its manoeuvrability, firepower and stamina have become the stuff of legend. But it wasn’t always this way. Initially the plane would overheat whenever it was asked to perform in front of the Air Ministry. It took years of perseverance and ingenuity before it ultimately became the hero of the Battle of Britain. My grandfather used to tell me that story whenever I got impatient. “Good things take time,” was the message. Minjee Lee has played on the LPGA Tour since 2015. The 22-year-old from Perth has lifted four trophies, earned more than US$4 million and posted 36 top-10 finishes in that time. But she has constantly failed to fire (by her own admission) at the majors. In fact, the World No.6 has only produced three top-10s from her 23 starts on the biggest of stages. “I probably haven’t quite performed as well as I wanted to over the past couple years in the majors,” Lee said during the ANA Inspiration earlier this year. But it’s not all doom and gloom. The Evian Championship will this week present Lee with another opportunity to break her maiden and COVER STORY
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