Video: Lydia Ko's golf swing at age 8, or just seven years ago

Video: Lydia Ko’s golf swing at age 8, or just seven years ago

Seven years ago, I was 22, fresh into the beginning of graduate school (for a degree I do not use). My golf game was pretty good. My drinking game was better.

A world away in New Zealand, Lydia Ko was fine-tuning a championship golf swing - at the age of seven.

It's no wonder Ko became the youngest winner in six-plus-decade history of the LPGA Tour on Sunday at the CN Canadian Women's Open at just a smidge over 15/


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