Ko wins Swinging Skirts for 2nd straight year
DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) Lydia Ko won the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic for the second straight year, beating Morgan Pressel on the second hole of a playoff.
The 18-year-old Ko never had the lead Sunday until she rolled in a 5-foot birdie putt on the par-5 18th hole for her seventh career victory. She also made birdie on the 18th in regulation for a 2-under 70 to force a playoff.
Pressel closed with a 72. She missed three birdie putts on the 18th hole - from 15 feet in regulation, from 10 feet on the first playoff hole and from 8 feet on the second playoff hole.
Brooke Henderson, the 17-year-old from Canada, had a 74 and missed the playoff by one shot.