LPGA: Ko Jin-young matches Annika Sorenstam’s report for sub-70 rounds in newest win

Ko carded rounds of 63, 68, 69 and 66 to hitch Sorenstam within the historical past books
-18 Ko (Kor); -14 Masson (Ger); -11 Szokol (US); -10 Saso (Phi), Lee6 (Kor)
Chosen others: -9 J Korda (US); -7 Thompson (US); -3 Corridor (Eng); -2 Hull (Eng); +1 Meadow (NI)
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Ko Jin-young matched Annika Sorenstam’s report for consecutive sub-70 rounds throughout the profitable defence of her LPGA Founders Cup title.

The 26-year-old world quantity two carded a five-under closing 66 to achieve the legendary Swede’s mark of 14 successive rounds within the 60s set in 2005.

It was Ko’s tenth LPGA Tour title, changing into the fifth South Korean to achieve double-digit tour wins.

Ko will attempt to surpass Sorenstam on the BMW Women Championship on 21 October.

“I used to be actually unhappy final week. Final week on Sunday wasn’t good play,” mentioned the two-time main winner, who completed second in final week’s ShopRite LPGA Traditional.

“It was very completely different immediately. The again 9 this week, it was large.”

On making an attempt to overhaul 10-time main winner Sorenstam, she added: “I am going to return to Korea. I nonetheless have an opportunity to beat Annika. I’ll attempt to do my greatest.”

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