Asian Golfer Lydia Ko is set to defend her title at the Aramco Saudi Ladies International Championship

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Recently married Lydia Ko will lead a world-class field at the Saudi Arabian Royal Greens Golf & Country Club from February 15-18: Aramco Saudi Ladies International Presented by PIF – Riyadh Golf Club, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.


The elevated total prize of $5million is a first and marks a new high for women’s golf. Her experience and superb play to hold off Aditi Ashok earned her one of the richest payoffs in women’s golf history. $750,000.00

Last year Ko said: “I’m thrilled to see golf is moving towards equal prize money – it is something I believe all the ladies on tour have been striving hard for. I’m grateful to those backing the women’s game who have believed in us and are committed to taking the sport to the next level. We’re moving in the right direction, and I believe it will only get much better from here for women’s golf.”

Lydia Ko is a remarkable LPGA professional golfer who has significantly impacted the world of women’s professional golf. Born on April 24, 1997, in Seoul, South Korea, Lydia Ko moved to New Zealand at a young age and began playing golf at age five. Her talent quickly became evident, and she turned professional in 2013 at just 16 years old, making her the youngest player ever to win an LPGA Tour event.

Ko’s career has been nothing short of impressive. She has won numerous tournaments, including two major championships: the 2015 Evian Championship and the 2016 ANA Inspiration. Her consistent performance and exceptional skills have earned her the title of one of the world’s greatest female golfers.

Off the course, Lydia Ko is known for her humble and down-to-earth personality. She has become a role model for aspiring young golfers, inspiring them to pursue their dreams and work hard to succeed. With her incredible talent and determination, Lydia Ko continues to make waves in golf, leaving a lasting impact on the sport.

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