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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - APRIL 24: Lydia Ko of New Zealand makes a shot out of the rough on the second hole during the final round of the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic presented by CTBC at the Lake Merced Golf Club on April 24, 2016 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

Lydia Ko finishes in a tie for sixth at Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic

Ko shot a 75 on her 19th birthday to tie for sixth at 1 under, she won the tournament the previous two years.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - APRIL 23:  Lydia Ko of New Zealand makes a chip shot for a birdie on the fourth hole during round three of the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic presented by CTBC at the Lake Merced Golf Club on April 23, 2016 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

Lydia Ko slips in LPGA title chase

Ko, the two-time and defending champion, shot a 73 and hadn't given up hope of claiming victory on her 19th birthday today.

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Reece Rogers has a thing or two to teach you about stickability.

Meet the 100-year-old still owning it on the golf course

Reece Rogers has a thing or two to teach you about stickability.

Lydia Ko makes strong start at Swinging Skirts defence

World number one Lydia Ko has made a strong start in her bid for a three-peat the Swinging Skirts Classic in San Francisco.

French golfer sinks eagle and goes nuts

Sinking an eagle is pretty rare, so when you do, you have to make sure you celebrate in style.

Katie Burnett in the lead at LPGA Tour, Lydia Ko 11 strokes behind

Burnett chipped in for birdie from 75 feet on the par -4 18th today for a 5-under 67 and a one-stroke lead in the Lotte Championship.

Video: France sets world record for fastest hole in golf

These golfers cut the record in half, beating out Spain and Denmark in the process.

Lydia Ko steady at latest LPGA event in Hawaii

The Kiwi ace is gunning for her third straight tournament victory.

As It Happened: No-name comes from nowhere to claim Masters in shock result

Jordan Spieth's epic meltdown presented the stage for Danny Willett to achieve the unlikeliest of results.

Jason Day grinds into contention at Masters

The world number one is three shots behind Jordan Spieth heading into the final round.

Video: Golfer has worst luck possible at Masters

Billy Horschel's ball had a mind of its own on the 15th hole at Augusta.

Danny Lee fades in round three, drops to 23rd overall

A poor performance in round three has cost Kiwi golfer Danny Lee at the Masters in Augusta.

Rory McIlroy roars back into contention in the Masters

McIlroy was eight shots behind overnight and headed to the scariest par 3 at Augusta National in tree-shaking wind.

World No.1 Jason Day struggles again at Augusta

Day unravelled on the back nine as Jordan Spieth continues to lead the way midway through the second round of the Masters.

Jordan Spieth still leads at Masters with Kiwi Danny Lee tied in second place

Danny Lee dropped to 2 under with bogeys on the last two holes.

'In 2009 Adam Scott was laughing at me': Danny Lee issues sharp message after super start at Masters

Lee recalled making a six-putt on the 10th on his last Augusta trip in 2009. What his playing partners did next left him humiliated.

Jordan Spieth starts Masters defence strongly, Danny Lee hot on his tail

Defending champion Jordan Spieth has continued on where he left off at the Augusta National, while Kiwi Danny Lee is close behind.

Watch: Overall-clad Lydia Ko almost holes tee shot at Masters par 3 contest

Lydia Ko turning up to the Masters Par 3 contest as a caddy was a big surprise. But what she did on the 9th hole - no one expected.

80-year-old Gary Player sinks thrilling hole–in-one at Masters Par-3 Challenge

The South African might just be the fittest 80-year-old in the world and boy – can he can still swing a golf club!

'I don't know if any caddie has won as much as he has around here' - Scott

NZ caddy Steve Williams will be returning to the Masters in Augusta.

Kevin Pietersen schools Shane Warne in par-three challenge

Shane Warne hits water in this virtual par-three challenge ahead of the Masters.

Danny Lee and former caddy Kurt Kowaluk, golf, masters, New Zealand, PGA Tour

Danny Lee splits from caddy on eve of Masters

The pair are apparently no longer seeing "eye to eye".

Video: Ko stuns golfing world with electrifying shot on 18 - then celebrates with lakeside splash

Lydia Ko takes out the ANA Inspiration LPGA major with extraordinary last hole shot.

Ko looking to leapfrog leader on final day for back-to-back LPGA majors

The 18-year-old is sitting second equal heading into the final round, just one shot off the lead.

Lydia Ko eyes second LPGA Major after strong second round

The world number one had to change her lenses multiple times, but it didn’t stop her seeing the hole.

Lydia Ko steady at opening major of 2016

The world No 1 sits three shots off the pace after the opening round in California.

Lydia Ko rues 'slow start' after settling for second in Arizona

Lydia Ko was beaten by a record-equalling feat on the LPGA Tour.

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New Zealander Steven Alker just missed an eagle putt on the first hole before he quickly moved up amongst the leaders.

Moving day at NZ Open brings Kiwi success on the greens

New Zealander Steven Alker just missed an eagle putt on the first hole before he quickly moved up amongst the leaders.

New Zealand's Josh Munn

Kiwi Joshua Munn in position to attack leaders at New Zealand Open

The Manawatu golfer rocketed to the lead with an eagle on the par-five first hole, before finishing the day with a bogey.

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NZ golf star Ryan Fox joins others in remembering the Black Caps great.

Cricketing greats honour Martin Crowe at NZ Open

NZ golf star Ryan Fox joins others in remembering the Black Caps great.

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