Golfer Lydia Ko Takes the Trophy in Dubai

A bogey-free 65 in the final round earned a commanding five-shot victory for two-time major champion New Zealander Lydia Ko at the Aramco Saudi Ladies International, earlier this month, Sky Sports reports.

After equalling the course record with a 63 to open up a four-stroke advantage, Ko’s march to the title was rarely in doubt as she closed with a classy final-round 65 to post a winning score of 23 under par, Keith Jackson writes for the broadcaster.

“When I was out there, I was just trying to play the best golf that I can,” Ko, 24, said.

“I knew a lot of the top names were playing really well and this is a golf course where there’s a fair amount of birdies, so I was just trying to have my fair share of them and have fun out there.”

In April, Ko won her first LPGA Tour event since 2018 at the 2021 Lotte Championship, Hawaii.

Original article by Keith Jackson, Sky Sports, November 7, 2021.

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