Golf: Ko wants to defend NZ Open title
Lydia Ko wants to defend her NZ Open title next February in a run towards the LPGA-sanctioned Australian Open in Adelaide. The world No 1 took out the NZ title this year at Clearwater and her coach David Leadbetter thinks she's set to defend her title.
"It's looking like it," he told Radio Sport, "she's seriously considering it."
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Golf is for all not rich alone — says amateur golfer
Augustine Igbuku, an amateur golfer, on Monday debunked claims by golf enthusiasts that the game was exclusively for prominent personalities. Igbukuspoke on the sidelines of a two-day Golf Invitational Tournament held at Rumukurushi Golf Club, Port Harcourt.
Igbuku, who is the Captain of the club, said the game could be played and enjoyed by both young and old, provided such individuals were fit and patient.
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Lydia Ko wins $1 million LPGA 'Race' jackpot, becomes golf’s youngest Player of the Year
Lydia Ko finished six shots behind CME Group Tour Championship winner Cristie Kerr in the LPGA Tour's season finale on Sunday, but the 18-year-old world No. 1 became the youngest golfer in history to win Player of the Year honors.
Ko, who entered last week’s contest with a three-point lead over future Hall of Famer Inbee Park for PoY honors, edged her rival by two points for the award.
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Four ways that cycling is better than golf
The cycling boom is great, especially seeing more people on bikes. The sport going mainstream? That’s great. There’s just one thing that’s not so great; that whole “cycling is the new golf” thing.
So it is no less than our duty, now that this phrase is gaining widespread currency, to compile a short list of things which proves that cycling is better than golf. In so many ways. .
Source: cyclingweekly Website
Dustin Johnson has big plans for 2016 season, golf school at TPC Myrtle Beach
Dustin Johnson returned to the Grand Strand on Monday to fulfill some promotional obligations for marketing cooperative Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday and visit a golf school that is sure to experience growth, expansion and changes in 2016.
The Dustin Johnson Golf School at the TPC Myrtle Beach is essentially the host entity of the upcoming inaugural Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Championship, which will be played Feb. 13-15 at the TPC and is expected to have an international field of 90 boys and girls ages 13-18.
Source: myrtlebeachonline Website