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Lydia Ko Reigns Supreme at Aramco Saudi Ladies International


Lydia Ko reaffirmed her dominance as the world’s top-ranked golfer by clinching victory at the prestigious Aramco Saudi Ladies International Presented by Public Investment Fund.

With a remarkable display of skill and resilience, Ko secured her 26th career win, earning a handsome prize purse of $750,000.

Ko’s triumph was a testament to her unwavering determination and strategic prowess on the greens of the Royal Greens Golf & Country Club.

Despite fierce competition from formidable opponents like Aditi Ashok and Lilia Vu, Ko maintained her composure throughout the four-day tournament, ultimately finishing with a remarkable 21-under total of 267.

Reflecting on her stellar performance, Ko remarked, “I’m two for two on this golf course, so clearly something is going for me.

This is a course where, in the last few days when I played in 2021, a few players went from the back that would shoot low scores, so I just wanted to focus on my game.”

The victory marked Ko’s second triumph at the Aramco Saudi Ladies International, further solidifying her reputation as a force to be reckoned with in women’s golf.

Despite the pressure of being the defending champion, Ko showcased her mental fortitude and strategic acumen, delivering a flawless final round to clinch the title.

In a thrilling showdown, Ko faced stiff competition from Aditi Ashok and Lilia Vu, both of whom demonstrated exceptional skill and determination on the challenging course.

However, Ko’s unwavering focus and precision proved to be the difference, as she maintained her lead to emerge victorious once again.

The tournament served as a fitting start to Ko’s season, underscoring her remarkable talent and competitive spirit.

Despite the uncertainties that come with the first tournament of the year, Ko remained unfazed, delivering a performance worthy of her world number-one ranking.

With her sights set on further success in the season ahead, Ko expressed her determination to continue pushing herself to new heights.

As she basks in the glory of her latest triumph, Ko remains focused on the challenges that lie ahead, knowing that her journey to greatness is far from over.