Lydia Ko: ‘Great Birthday Week Again’

FOR LYDIA KO, BEING 18 isn’t much different than 17 in at least one respect. She wins golf tournaments. On Sunday, two days after celebrating her 18th birthday, Ko beat Morgan Pressel on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff for a repeat victory in the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic at Lake Merced Golf Club. … Read more

Golf on TV: Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic, Zurich Classic, Legends of Golf, Volvo China Open

The following edited content was supplied by Golf Channel in a news release. LPGA TOUR Swinging Skirts LPGA ClassicDates: April 23-26 Venue: Lake Merced Golf Club, San Francisco, Calif. Tournament Airtimes On Golf Channel (Eastern):           Thursday         6-9 p.m. (Live) Friday              6-9 p.m. (Live) Saturday          6-9 p.m. (Live) Sunday            6-9 p.m. (Live) Broadcast Notes Ko leads a strong field: World No. 1 Lydia Ko headlines a … Read more

‘Fearless’ Ko Bags Third LPGA Title

Lydia Ko IN A THREE-WAY DUEL at Lake Merced Golf Club, 17-year-old Lydia Ko of New Zealand defeated 54-hole leader Stacy Lewis and Jenny Shin to win the inaugural Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic. Young Ko has won three times on the LPGA Tour, although this was her first title as a professional. Earlier in the … Read more

VIDEO: How Stacy Lewis Overcame Scoliosis to Become a Champion Golfer

YOU MAY ALREADY KNOW THE STORY about Stacy Lewis, an LPGA Tour player, a two-time major winner and world No. 3 golfer (Rolex Rankings). In this short video, Lewis talks about growing up with scoliosis, wearing a back brace for six and a half years and eventually having back surgery. She didn’t let it stop … Read more

Golf on TV: Zurich Classic, Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic, Volvo China Open

By Golf Channel News (The following edited content was supplied by Golf Channel in a news release.) The LPGA Tour will stage its inaugural showing of the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic in primetime on Golf Channel from San Francisco, Calif. The event was previously a stop on the Taiwanese Tour schedule, and Swinging Skirts (a … Read more