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Ko is 13 shots off the lead held by Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn.

Lydia Ko's late charge comes unstuck on the 18th at British Open

Ko is 13 shots off the lead held by Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn.

Danny Lee makes the cut after second round recovery

NZ no.1 shoots even par 70 in New Jersey.

Kiwi golfing champ says New Zealand's Olympic campaign is her main priority in 2016.

Lydia Ko rallies to make the cut at the British Open

World no.1 carded a two under 70 to sneak through to the third round.

Danny Lee

Danny Lee's strong finish puts him in contention at US PGA Championship

NZ golfer Danny Lee is in good shape after the opening round in New Jersey.

Lydia Ko struggles in opening round at British Open

The world No 1 sits 10 shots off the lead after the first 18 holes.

Danny Lee sinks monster putt to advance in Canada

The Kiwi golfer showed nerves of steel, putting in from 35 yards to make the cut in Ontario.

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The decision by Woods means he will miss all four of the year's major championships for the first time in his career.

Tiger Woods rules himself out for rest of 2016

The decision by Woods means he will miss all four of the year's major championships for the first time in his career.

Lydia Ko wins Marathon Classic after long playoff struggle

Lydia Ko has won her 14th LPGA title at the Marathon Classic in Ohio this morning, but it certainly didn't come easy for her.

NZ golfers Lydia Ko, Danny Lee and Ryan Fox headed to Rio Olympics.

Top ranked NZ golfers Ko, Lee and Fox confirmed for Rio Olympics

The NZ Olympic Committee has confirmed the country's three leading golfers will be heading to the Rio Olympics next month.

Sweden's Henrik Stenson prevails over Phil Mickelson in stunning British Open victory

Stenson shot an eight-under 63 to beat Mickelson by three strokes.

SYLVANIA, OH - JULY 15:  Lydia Ko of New Zealand watches her drive on the fifth hole during the second round of the Marathon Classic presented by Owens Corning and O-I at Highland Meadows Golf Club on July 15, 2016 in Sylvania, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Hyo Joo Kim leads Marathon Classic, Lydia Ko tied for second

Top-ranked Lydia Ko and Alison Lee were tied for second. Ko, the 2014 winner, had a bogey-free 67.

TROON, SCOTLAND - JULY 16:  Henrik Stenson of Sweden walks with Phil Mickelson of the United States during the third round on day three of the 145th Open Championship at Royal Troon on July 16, 2016 in Troon, Scotland.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Henrik Stenson leads British Open, with Mickelson a shot back

Stenson and Mickelson went toe-to-toe for four hours this morning in the British Open, trading pivotal par saves and four lead changes at Royal Troon.

Former world No. 1 McIlroy snaps 3-wood at British Open

McIlroy's 3-wood already wasn't in the best shape, so it had no chance when he chucked the club to the ground in frustration.

SYLVANIA, OH - JULY 15:  Lydia Ko of New Zealand watches her drive on the fifth hole during the second round of the Marathon Classic presented by Owens Corning and O-I at Highland Meadows Golf Club on July 15, 2016 in Sylvania, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lydia Ko in the share of the lead at Marathon Classic in Ohio

NZ teen golfing sensation Lydia Ko is sitting at the top of the leader board at the Marathon Classic in Ohio after a superb second round.

TROON, SCOTLAND - JULY 15:  Phil Mickelson of the United States hits his tee shot on the 13th during the second round on day two of the 145th Open Championship at Royal Troon on July 15, 2016 in Troon, Scotland.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Phil Mickelson shines in wind and rain, keeps British Open lead

Mickelson followed his record-tying 63 with four more birdies in a round of 2-under 69 today.

Phil Mickelson leads British Open, Kiwis Lee and Alker make poor start

Mickelson is heartbroken, even after one of the greatest rounds in major championship history.

Back to back! Lydia Ko crowned best female golfer at ESPYs

World No 1 has been honoured for another stellar 12 months on the greens.

Golf pundit hits back at Rory McIlroy over 'insults'

A few months ago, McIlroy was skipping the Games because of Zika. How he's changed his tune....

Watch: Come here, you! Tourist films thrilling moment two kiwis chase each other through native bush

Megan Miller captured this moment on Ulva Island, off the main coast of Stewart Island.

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McIIroy is probably too busy to watch Breakfast, but should he do so, he's got some new allies.

'Good on ya, mate' - Breakfast crew give Rory McIIroy the big thumbs up over Rio boycott

McIIroy is probably too busy to watch Breakfast, but should he do so, he's got some new allies.

Golf's place at Olympics questioned as Spieth joins Rio boycott over Zika

Jordan Spieth follows the lead of Jason Day, Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy because of fears concerning the Zika virus.

SAN MARTIN, CA - JULY 10:  Brittany Lang poses with the trophy following her playoff victory over Anna Nordqvist of Sweden during the final round of the U.S. Women's Open at the CordeValle Golf Club on July 10, 2016 in San Martin, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Penalty on Nordqvist delivers US Women's Open to Lang

Brittany Lang won her first major title — with help from a playoff penalty against Anna Nordqvist.

Watch: Controversy! Anna Nordqvist tanks US Open playoff after grounding club in bunker, gets two shot penalty

She won't do this again. Rookie error costs Swede over $1m – and the title.

Video: Ice-cool Lydia Ko sinks long-range bomb - then makes horror mistake at US Open

She seemed to be cruising. But the wheels were about to fall off in a big way for Lydia Ko.

Lydia Ko embracing nerves on route to possible third major title this year - 'It means I'm excited'

The Kiwi world number one is close to securing her third major LPGA title in less than a year at US Womens Open.

'Just so clutch' - Kiwi world No.1 Lydia Ko takes the lead heading into final round of US Women's Open

Ko birdied the 18th hole to cap a two-under 70 in the third round today that put her in the lead of the US Women's Open.

Zika costs golf another star player before its Olympic return

Three of the world's top four golf players have dropped out of Rio because of concerns over the Zika virus.

Lydia Ko surges up the leader board at US Women's Open

Ko is sitting pretty position in sixth place after carding 6- under 66 in the second round of the US Women's Open.

Lydia Ko nine shots off lead after difficult start to US Open

The world No 1 sits a whopping nine shots back from surprise leader Mirim Lee of South Korea.

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