Lydia Ko's first year a 'steep learning curve'

Last updated 11:26 14/01/2014
Callaway Golf

New Callaway professional golfer Lydia Ko talks business.

Lydia Ko
Getty Images
NEW SPONSOR: Lydia Ko has signed with equipment brand Callaway.

Relevant offers

Golf

Lydia Ko treads water as arch rival Inbee Parks storms to LPGA Tour victory Rory McIlroy wins World Golf Championships Match Play final Ashburton golfer Daniel Pearce takes out maiden Charles Tour win at Muriwai Open Lindsey Vonn announces break-up with Tiger Woods Lydia Ko edges up the leaderboard at North Texas Shootout on LPGA Tour Rory McIlroy survives as Jordan Spieth is knocked out at the WGC Match Play Championship New Zealand golfer Lydia Ko makes the cut by one shot at the LPGA Tour's North Texas Shootout Former US Open champion Michael Campbell announces retirement and says he's no longer motivated to play golf Doug Holloway, Gareth Paddison share Muriwai Open lead after day two Tree-mendously bad luck costs Lydia Ko

Kiwi golfer Lydia Ko's not one to shy away from the camera.

When the 16-year-old turned pro last year, she used YouTube to make her announcement. In the comical video made with All Black star Israel Dagg, the rugby player pestered Ko around a golf course to go pro. In the end she did.

Since then, her career has undergone considerable change. She's signed new sponsors and controversially sacked her long-time coach Guy Wilson in favour of David Leadbetter.

Among her new sponsors is golfing brand Callaway who speak with her here on film about what she hopes to get out of 2014.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers
Opinion poll

If she is able to, when do you expect Lydia Ko to win her first major?

Next year, she's so close

She's still working towards it, within three years

It may be longer than we think, within five years

The expectation might be too much, maybe never

Vote Result

Related story: (See story)

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content