Golfing Prodigy Lydia Ko Granted Lpga Membership At Age Of 16

Golfing Mongolia: A 2.3-Million-Yard Par 11,880

The 16-year-old New Zealander, who was born in South Korea, was the youngest player to win a professional tournament when she clinched the New South Wales Open in Sydney at the age of 14 last year. She is the youngest champion on the LPGA Tour, having won the first of two Canadian Open titles in 2012, and the European Tour where she broke her duck at the co-sponsored ISPS Handa New Zealand Open in February. Ko announced her decision to turn pro last week, and after hearing the news the LPGA had made an excpetion to their 18-year-old age restriction, she said: “I am very excited to become a member on the LPGA Tour. It has always been my dream goal to play on the LPGA, and play against the world’s best players. “I know that becoming a member is not only performing well, but to deal with responsibilities very well. “Women’s golf is growing day by day and I would love to be able to inspire other girls to take up the game, and go for it.”
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Then, with a powerful clockwise whirl and a satisfying swak! he sent the little white ball soaring far into the clear blue Mongolian sky. ”I feel good about that shot,” Mr. Tolme said, intently tracking the ball until it disappeared from view. ”You could just hit the ball forever here.” In a sense, he is.
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It is time to find out, at first hand, exactly why. Playing the dutiful guinea pig, I take a few swings for the authors forensic analysis. Good hand speed, Gould mutters, as I try to leather a drive down a replica of the famous dog-leg sixth at Bay Hill. Great hand-eye co-ordination. Any self-satisfaction is swiftly disabused, though, as they continue to scrutinise. Hes a classic, isnt he, Dave? Related Articles Woods gets apology for ‘cheat’ jibe 23 Oct 2013 Yep, youre making the same mistake as nine out of 10 golfers, Oliver. Its stopping you from reaching the next level. The error, it transpires, is breathtakingly simple, as I take the club back on too flat a plane, creating a kind of chicken wing posture at impact as the wrists roll over and the club head stays trapped behind the hands rather than overtaking them as it should.
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