10 Mar 2015

Ko back to US after successful time Down Under

12:17 pm on 10 March 2015

New Zealand's world golf number one Lydia Ko is on her way back to the United States after a successful three weeks here and in Asia.

Lydia Ko in action at Clearwater

New Zealand golfer Lydia Ko. Photo: Photosport

Despite Ko's second place behind the Korean Park In-Bee in the Singapore Open at the weekend, the 17-year-old remains on top of the LPGA rankings and the money list with $610,000 from her first two events.

Ko drew level with Park after five holes, but he struggled at times off the tee and with her putter, while the Korean was rock solid with a bogey free final round of 70 for a two stroke win over Ko.

After her victory Park said she was confident of regaining top spot in the rankings from Ko who recently won the Australian Open and New Zealand Open.

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