Jae Lee grew up in South Korea, where after graduating from college with a Bachelor of Science degree, he worked in civil engineering firms worldwide for over 10 years. His global experience created the foundation for his work in golf course design. Nearly 20 years ago, Jae left his home country and moved to the U.S. to work for Gary Roger Baird/Global Golf Design.
He now runs the Sacramento, CA office for the Global Golf organization, and is Senior Vice President of its domestic, as well as its international work. Considered by his peers to be the best grading engineer in the golf design business, his expertise is particularly appreciated throughout several countries in Asia where the organization has projects in various countries.