Golf: Lydia Ko dreading Singapore heat at HSBC Women's Champions
Published on Jan 15, 2014 12:35 PM
Singapore's stifling heat is the biggest concern for golf prodigy Lydia Ko as she prepares to tee off at the HSBC Women's Champions tournament next month.
The 16-year-old New Zealander is among the biggest draws of the Feb 27-March 2 event, which carries a prize purse of US$1.4 million (S$1.75 million).
The teenager, ranked fourth in the world after turning pro in October, first played here at the Queen Sirikit Cup last year, where she led the Kiwis to a runners-up finish.
"I remember it was really, really hot," she said during a phone interview with Singapore media on Wednesday.
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