Ko closes in in Phoenix

BY Bruce Young | LPGA Tour | 2014 JTCB LPGA Founders Cup | Round Two | 22 Mar 2014

LPGA Tour rookies dominate the leaderboard at the halfway stage of the JTCB Founders Cup in Phoenix with Korean Mi Rim Lee two ahead of New Zealander Lydia Ko.

Lee qualified for the LPGA Tour by finishing runner-up at the Tour School last year while Lydia Ko, although technically a rookie, has already won two LPGA Tour titles.

Sun Young Yoo, yet another Korean, is in 3rd position one shot behind Ko.

Of the first seven players only Ko and 4th placed Jessica Korda are no Korean nationals although Ko was of course born and raised there until the age of 3.

Inbee Park and So Yeon Ryu are amongst the group in a share of 4th.

Karrie Webb is in a share of 13th position at 7 under and six shots from the lead and leads the Australians while Sarah Jane Smith has played well to be in 16th position.

  • 3
    About the Author: Bruce Young

    A multi-award winning golf journalist, Bruce's extensive knowledge of the game comes from several years caddying the tournament circuits of the world, marketing a successful golf course design company and as one of Australia's leading golf journalists and commentators.


    Read all of Bruce's articles »




Special Promotions

Teetimes Specials


View All Courses »