Lydia Ko confident as next chance for major win looms
Lydia Ko confident as next chance for major win looms

Top-ranked Lydia Ko is confident going into next week`s first major tournament of the LPGA season, the 17-year-old New Zealand star tuning up at this week`s Kia Classic.

Karrie Webb defends Founders crown as LPGA Tour returns Stateside
Karrie Webb defends Founders crown as LPGA Tour returns Stateside

Australia`s Karrie Webb will defend her Founders Cup crown this week as the LPGA Tour returns to the United States after tournaments in the Bahamas, Australia, Thailand and Singapore.

Steely Park In-Bee seals wire-to-wire win over Lydio Ko
Steely Park In-Bee seals wire-to-wire win over Lydio Ko

Nerveless Park In-Bee sealed a wire-to-wire victory at the HSBC Women`s Champions on Sunday in a clear statement of her intent to win back the number one ranking from Lydia Ko.

Park In-Bee opens up two-shot lead in Singapore
Park In-Bee opens up two-shot lead in Singapore

Park In-Bee opened up a two-shot lead at the HSBC Women`s Champions on Saturday but teenage world number one Lydia Ko was snapping at her heels after her best round of the week.

Former number ones overshadow Lydia Ko in Singapore
Former number ones overshadow Lydia Ko in Singapore

Lydia Ko`s meteoric rise to the top of women`s golf has shown little sign of slowing down but the New Zealand teen was forced to take a back seat to a pair of former number ones at the HSBC Women`s Champions on Thursday.

Singapore's rising mercury a challenge for Lydia Ko's hot streak
Singapore's rising mercury a challenge for Lydia Ko's hot streak

Singapore`s steamy temperatures will be no less a challenge than the star-studded field at the HSBC Women`s Champions for teenaged world number one Lydia Ko`s bid for her third successive title.

Relaxed approach key for pressure free Park
Relaxed approach key for pressure free Park

 Free of the burden that comes with the world number one ranking, South Korea`s Park In-bee is looking forward to a more relaxed year on the LPGA Tour that she hopes will lead to an elusive British Open title.

Lydia Ko cruises to New Zealand Open victory
Lydia Ko cruises to New Zealand Open victory

World number one Lydia Ko cruised to her second New Zealand Open championship crown in three years on Sunday after surviving a slight wobble midway through her final round.

Lydia Ko beats Yang for Australian Open crown
Lydia Ko beats Yang for Australian Open crown

Teenage world No.1 Lydia Ko added the Australian Open to her growing list of achievements with a two-stroke win at Royal Melbourne on Sunday.

Australian Open LPGA final-round scores
Australian Open LPGA final-round scores

Leading final-round scores in the LPGA Women`s Australian Open at Royal Melbourne (par 73) on Sunday:

Lydia Ko retains share of lead at women's Australian Open
Lydia Ko retains share of lead at women's Australian Open

Newly crowned world number one Lydia Ko shot a one-under-par 72 on Saturday to retain a share of the lead heading into the final round of the women`s Australian Open, the third event on this year`s LPGA Tour.

Lydia Ko in three-way share of Australian Open lead
Lydia Ko in three-way share of Australian Open lead

World No.1 Lydia Ko was in a three-way share of the lead at the halfway stage of the Australian Women`s Golf Open at Royal Melbourne on Friday.

Teen wonder Lydia Ko plans to retire at 30
Teen wonder Lydia Ko plans to retire at 30

Teenage world number one Lydia Ko revealed Wednesday she plans to retire at 30 and is about to start a psychology degree to prepare for life after golf.

Kim wins Bahamas LPGA title as Ko keeps top spot
Kim wins Bahamas LPGA title as Ko keeps top spot

South Korean rookie Kim Sei-Young won a playoff Sunday to capture the Bahamas LPGA Classic while teen Lydia Ko kept the world`s top ranking, foiling a number-one bid by Park In-Bee.

Park, Pancake and Kim share LPGA Bahamas lead
Park, Pancake and Kim share LPGA Bahamas lead

South Korea`s Park In-Bee, fighting to reclaim world number one after being overtaken by Lydia Ko, finished off a three-under par 70 Saturday to share the Bahamas LPGA Classic lead.

Kiwi teen Lydia Ko becomes youngest world number one
Kiwi teen Lydia Ko becomes youngest world number one

New Zealand teen star Lydia Ko became golf`s youngest-ever world number one Saturday even though she only settled for a share of second at the season-opening LPGA Coates Championship.

LPGA season opens with top field in Florida
LPGA season opens with top field in Florida

Top-ranked Park In-Bee of South Korea and second-ranked New Zealand teen Lydia Ko will try to follow stellar 2014 campaigns with hot 2015 starts when the LPGA season begins Wednesday.

Kiwi teen star Lydia Ko to hit the books
Kiwi teen star Lydia Ko to hit the books

Teenage golf sensation Lydia Ko will look to sharpen her physical and mental game next year when she plans to marry the demands of the LPGA Tour with the rigours of academia.

Lydia Ko ready to balance Tour demands with university life
Lydia Ko ready to balance Tour demands with university life

Rookie golf sensation Lydia Ko says she will have to learn to balance the demands of the LPGA Tour with her upcoming studies after being admitted to one of South Korea`s most prestigious universities.

Rookie sensation Lydia Ko faces 'tough' task to match 2014
Rookie sensation Lydia Ko faces 'tough' task to match 2014

New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko knows full well that she will face a formidable challenge next year in trying to replicate, at the very least, her astonishingly successful rookie campaign on the LPGA Tour.