Lydia Ko: “Menstruation, a golf problem”

Lydia Ko’s openness and naturalness at the end of the tournament in Palos Verdes were highly appreciated by the fans, especially the women. The golfer, who finished third in the tournament, surprised the reporter at the end of the competition when she explained that part of the physical discomfort she had during the day was due to her period.

Lydia Ko, statements

Then, and after the commenters believed that Ko suffered from back pain, the journalist asked him if these pains could be recurring. The player then clarified: “I hope not. It’s that time of the month.

I know that the ladies looking at me will probably say, yes, I have it too. To the reporter’s surprise, Ko continued to explain naturally. “When that happens, my back is very tight and I’m twisted.”

To which the journalist replied: “Ah… Thank you! Lydia Ko is a New Zealand golfer born in South Korea. She became No. 1 in the world rankings on February 2, 2015 at the age of 17, 9 months and 8 days, making her the youngest golfer, male or female, to reach the top of the rankings.

With her victory at the Évian Championship on September 13, 2015, she also became the youngest woman to win a major competition at the age of 18 years, 4 months and 20 days. In her career, she has 14 titles on the LPGA Tour, two majors, an individual silver medal at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics and an individual bronze medal at the 2020 Tokyo Games.

Born in Seoul, South Korea, in the early 2000s, she moved with her family to New Zealand, where she obtained citizenship at the age of 12. [3] He attended Mairangi Bay Elementary School and then Pinehurst School in the city of Albany.

Since 2015, she has been studying psychology through a distance learning online telematics degree program at Korea University in Seoul. She fell in love with the sport of golf at the age of 5 when her aunt Insook Hyon gave her a golf club, which she started playing with more and more frequently.

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