Lydia Ko named ‘Player of the Year’ by the American Golf Writers Association

Korean New Zealander Lydia Ko, the world number one in women’s golf, has been named ‘Player of the Year’ by American golf journalists.

The Golf Writers Association of America (GWAA) said on the 10th local time, “Scotty Scheffler of the PGA Tour, Lydia Ko of the LPGA Tour, and Steven Alker of the Champions Tour were named Player of the Year.” revealed

Lydia Ko returned to world No. 1 with three wins last year.

With a landslide 79.5% of the vote, she beat Immigration of Australia and Ataya Titikun of Thailand.

“It is an honor to receive the GWAA Player of the Year award twice,” said Lydia Ko.

She added, “There is nothing more special than this, but my golf was also very good. I sincerely thank everyone at the GWAA for recognizing me with this prestigious award.” 안전놀이터

Lydia Ko, who got married on December 30 last year, will not participate in the LPGA season opener in Florida, USA from the 19th of this month, and is expected to participate in the Ladies European Tour (LET) event to be held in Saudi Arabia in February.

On the 11th, the Golf Channel, a professional golf media outlet in the US, reported that “Lydia Ko will compete in the LET Aramco Saudi Ladies International, which will be held in Saudi Arabia for four days from February 16th.”

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