Ko chosen top women’s amateur golfer for 3rd year
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — New Zealand golfer Lydia Ko has received the McCormack Medal as the world’s leading women amateur for a third straight year.
The medal was presented by the Royal & Ancient and United States Golf Association on Wednesday.
The 16-year-old Ko successfully defended the Canadian Women’s Open title on the U.S. LPGA Tour then finished runner-up at the Evian Championship, the year’s last major. Other highlights include a tie for third in the Australian Women’s Open, and tie for 17th in the LPGA Championship.