6 Apr 2015

Ko struggling in year's first major

6:26 am on 6 April 2015

The New Zealand golfer Lydia Ko is unlikely to win her first major title at this weekend's first major tournament of the year in California.

The world number one carded a two over par third round 74 to be in a tie for 48th at two over for the tournament, 13 strokes behind the leader from Korea, Sei Young Kim, who's on 10 under par to Ko's three over total.

A day earlier at Rancho Mirage, Ko's record-equalling run of consecutive sub-par rounds on the LPGA tour ended at 29.

Lydia Ko

Lydia Ko Photo: Photosport

Ko shot a one over par 73 in the second round following her first round 71 to tie the record set 11 years ago by Annika Sorenstam.

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