August 8, 2020

Ko takes lead at LPGA Marathon Classic

Washington (AFP) – Lydia Ko produced a barnstorming finish to snatch a one-shot lead with a six-under-par second round at the LPGA Marathon Classic on Friday.The former world number one from New Zealand bagged back-to-back birdies on the 17th and 18th holes to leapfrog England’s Jodi Ewart Shadoff for sole possession of the lead at Highland Meadows in Sylvania, Ohio.Ko’s pair of closing birdies bookended a blistering start to her round, when she reeled off four consecutive birdies over the first four holes to move into the lead.Her roller coaster 65 included nine birdies, three bogeys and six …


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