LYDIA KO

  • Golf: Lydia Ko overcomes Amy Yang to become youngest Australian Open winner February 22, 2015

    Melbourne: World number one Lydia Ko became the youngest Australian Open winner on Sunday, prevailing in her final round duel with South Korean Amy Yang to add another title to her ever-growing list of achievements. The 17-year-old from New Zealand shot a final round of two-under 71 for a two-shot victory...
  • Teenager Lydia Ko breaks Tiger Woods' record to become youngest world No. 1 golfer February 1, 2015

    Seventeen-year-old Lydia Ko of New Zealand became the youngest golfer to hold top spot in the world rankings by tying for second place at the LPGA season-opening Coates Golf Championship in Ocala, Florida, on Saturday. American Tiger Woods was previously the youngest golfer to become world number one when he did...
  • Jiyai Shin wins Australian Women's Golf Open February 17, 2013

    Canberra: South Korea's Jiyai Shin won the Australian Women's Golf Open by two shots on Sunday, finishing with a 1under 72 to break out of an overnight tie for the lead with teenage star Lydia Ko. Shin mixed three birdies with two bogeys in a final round dogfight with Ko...