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WILLIAMSBURG, VA - MAY 21: Lydia Ko of New Zealand hits her tee shot on the third hole during the final round of the Kingsmill Championship presented by JTBC on the River Course at Kingsmill Resort on May 21, 2017 in Williamsburg, Virginia. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Lydia Ko's world No. 1 ranking looks safe for another week as rivals struggle in latest LPGA event

Ryu or Jutanugarn could claim the throne with Ko resting but both struggled on day one.

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Tania Tare has gone viral with her amazing shots, but is now looking to make her mark on the LPGA.

Trick shot sensation out to make an impression on golf's big stage

Tania Tare has gone viral with her amazing shots, but is now looking to make her mark on the LPGA.

Watch: Lydia Ko clings to world number one ranking with dramatic final hole birdie in Virginia

Ko showed nerves of steel to finish the Kingsmill Championship with this effort.

WILLIAMSBURG, VA - MAY 18: Lydia Ko of New Zealand hits her second shot on the eighth hole during the first round of the Kingsmill Championship presented by JTBC on the River Course at Kingsmill Resort on May 18, 2017 in Williamsburg, Virginia. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Kiwi golfer Lydia Ko tied for third at Kingsmill Championship

A second successive four-under 67 left Ko four strokes behind leader Lexi Thompson.

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - MAY 05:  Lydia Ko of New Zealand approaches the twelth green during the second round of the Citibanamex Lorena Ochoa Match Play Presented by Aeromexico and Delta at Club De Golf Mexico on May 5, 2017 in Mexico City, Mexico.  (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Struggling Kiwi golfer Lydia Ko on the verge of losing No.1 ranking

Ko's current reign stands at 82 weeks on top, the third-longest in LPGA history.

Watch: Little-known Spanish golfer etches name in PGA's history books with brilliant albatross at Players Championship

Rafa Cabrera Bello is just the third golfer in the tournament’s history to make the extremely rare shot.

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL - MAY 13:  JB Holmes of the United States plays his shot from the 12th tee during the third round of THE PLAYERS Championship at the Stadium course at TPC Sawgrass on May 13, 2017 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

JB Holmes, Kyle Stanley share lead at Players Championship

Holmes didn't hit a fairway over his last six holes on the wind-swept Players Stadium Course, including one that was so far right off the 14th tee that it went into a water hazard on the 12th hole.

Louis Oosthuizen, Kyle Stanley share lead at Players Championship

Each birdie by Oosthuizen and Stanley pushed them higher up the leaderboard, a little further away from those chasing them.

Video: In the water, in the hole! Watch Dustin Johnson's jaw-dropping birdie from 109 yards

The world number one shows why he's ..well, the world number one, in the Players Championship second round today.

Rory McIlroy's sore back returns but he stays within striking distance of Players Championship lead

The world number two has already missed seven weeks this year with a fractured rib.

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - MAY 05:  Lydia Ko of New Zealand approaches the twelth green during the second round of the Citibanamex Lorena Ochoa Match Play Presented by Aeromexico and Delta at Club De Golf Mexico on May 5, 2017 in Mexico City, Mexico.  (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Lydia Ko survives second match, advances into last 16 in Mexico

Ko has endured a tense win over American Jennifer Song to advance to the last 16 at the LPGA Tour's match play tournament in Mexico City.

Lydia Ko retains world no.1 ranking as luck falls her way at latest LPGA tournament

Ko's rivals would have taken the throne if they succeeded in Texas.

Lydia Ko off the tee

Lydia Ko's world number one ranking in danger after Texas withdrawal

Ko has pulled out of the LPGA event in Iriving with an eye infection.

Lydia Ko

Lydia Ko sits tied for 49th after horrendous round in Texas

The world number one shot a +2 score of 73 in the second round at the Volunteers of America Shootout.

 Lydia Ko plays a tee shot on the 2nd hole during the third round of the LPGA KEB-Hana Bank Championship

Lydia Ko kicks off opening LPGA round with new caddie with decent results

The world number one carded a one-under 70 in her opening round at Las Colinas Country Club with new caddie Peter Godfrey.

'She needs to wake up': Fired caddie sends Lydia Ko clear message after shock sacking

Gary Matthews thinks Ko is lovely but says she needs a reality check.

Danny Lee tied for 58th in South Carolina

The Kiwi golfer scored a +2 73 in the third round at the RBC Heritage PGA event.

Watch: Sergio Garcia wins Masters with huge putt, then screams with joy as reality sinks in

Sergio Garcia has won the 2017 Masters major after a playoff round against Justin Rose.

Video: 'That's a very lucky guy' – Sergio Garcia's ball defies physics to hang on to steep bank and avoid water

Garcia finished the third round tied for the lead but he was just inches away from trouble.

Peter Williams: The tragedy is Lexi Thompson didn't win an important golf tournament she should have

Golf is making a mockery of itself after the farce today over the Lexi Thompson affair, writes Peter.

Lydia Ko fights back after early second round setback

The world number one is tied for eighth, three shots off the leader at the ANA Inspiration event.

Lydio Ko tees of in search of ANA Inspiration title defence

The world number one goes into the first major of 2017 with her ranking under threat.

'I couldn't stand up straight' – Michael Hendry opens up on historic win after month of hell

Hendry suffered a bulging disc in his back just 16 days before the start of the NZ Open.

 Lydia Ko plays a tee shot on the 2nd hole during the third round of the LPGA KEB-Hana Bank Championship

'It'd be an honour' - Lydia Ko would accept golf invitation from President Trump

The world number one wouldn't hesitate to accept an offer from the divisive US President.

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Fox is ranked 145 and will be joining forces with Williams who has served as a caddy for several top pro golfers.

'The goal is to be in contention' - top ranked Kiwi golfer Ryan Fox teams up with champion caddy Steve Williams

Fox is ranked 145 and will be joining forces with Williams who has served as a caddy for several top pro golfers.

Lydia Ko shoots up leaderboard after sensational effort in Singapore

The world number one is tied for seventh at the HSBC Women's Champions event.

Lydia Ko

Lydia Ko in contention after solid opening round in Singapore

The world number one scored a -3 score of 69 to sit three shots off the lead.

Watch: Aussie blokes smash world putting record with unbelievable 120m stroke

YouTube group How Ridiculous officially eclipsed the old record set in 2001 by 6m at the Point Walter Golf Course in Perth.

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