HSBC Women’s World Championship 2019

Lee Jeong-Eun now called Nos. 5 and 6

Lee Jeong-eun 6 with her bag that has a 6 on it above her initials J.E. Lee. Left: Lee Jeong-eun 5 also has her bag with 5 next to her name.
Lee Jeong-eun 6 with her bag that has a 6 on it above her initials J.E. Lee.ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

With 8 S. Korean golfers sharing that name, the suffixes A and B and then 1-6 were added

There are two well-known Michael Jordans (actor and basketballer), two Michelle Williams (actress and singer) and three Randy Jacksons (television personality, singer and baseball player) but that's really small-fry.

From a single sport, in a single country, there are eight people with the exact same name - talk about confusion.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 03, 2019, with the headline 'Lee Jeong-Eun now called Nos. 5 and 6'. Print Edition | Subscribe