Lydia Ko of New Zealand blew away the field at the US$2 million Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship on Sunday with a dominant final day 7-under par 65 to become the world's top-ranked female golfer, while none of the 20 Taiwanese players in the tournament finished under par.
Taiwanese golfer Yani Tseng (曾雅妮), who was seeking a comeback at this year's Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship, was left disheartened after finishing tied for 37th at the final round of the tournament on Sunday.
Lydia Ko ran away with the LPGA Taiwan Championship on Sunday to regain the No. 1 spot in the world ranking.1 Comment
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