Lydia Ko pulls out of Ochoa Invitational citing fatigue
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Lydia Ko pulls out of Ochoa Invitational citing fatigue


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Lydia Ko has withdrawn from next week's Lorena Ochoa Invitational, citing fatigue.

“Yes, just fatigue from four weeks of tournaments in Asia,” said Ko's agent, Michael Yim, to Golf Channel. “She wants to be ready and recharged heading into CME.”

Ko reclaimed the No. 1 spot in the Rolex Rankings two weeks ago with a win in the Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship, her fifth LPGA win of the season. With that win, she also locked up the top spot in the LPGA's Race to the CME Globe, its season-long points race. The points standings will be reset for the 72-player CME Group Tour Championship, which follows the Ochoa event in Mexico.



The New Zealander will be defending champion in the season finale in Naples, Fla., which comes with a $500,000 first-place prize. Ko is also looking to again win the $1 million top prize for the Race to the CME Globe.

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