BETHESDA, Md. – Final week, Lydia Ko notched her one hundredth top-10 end on the LPGA. The 25-year-old has made 210 begins on the LPGA courting again to 2014. She has missed the lower solely a dozen instances in her profession.
The previous No. 1 is teeing it up for a fourth consecutive week on the KPMG Girls’s PGA and mentioned she was unaware of the milestone.
“After I’m on the market enjoying, I don’t actually suppose a lot of it,” she mentioned. “Prime 10, clearly, is a good end result and one thing that I attempt to shoot for lots of the weeks. It was extra of, yeah, I performed actually stable final week and gave myself a run at it fairly than, whoo-hoo, my one hundredth high 10.”
Ko, a two-time main winner, received the Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio in January for her seventeenth LPGA title. She has completed within the high 5 in every of her final three begins, together with a fifth-place on the U.S. Girls’s Open. She at present tops the tour in placing common and sand saves.
Ko mentioned teacher Sean Foley known as her each morning in the course of the Girls’s Open at Pine Needles. More often than not they aren’t “tremendous technical.”
“It’s form of going to be the identical because the U.S. Girls’s Open of getting tentative traces, however being tremendous aggressive to these form of traces and being tremendous dedicated to it,” she mentioned.
“I believe that’s when I’m able to play most freely. That’s all I can do on the finish of the day, and I don’t wish to be on the market attempting to manage it, and simply put my one hundred pc and see what I get again.”