‘Baby Sis’ Lydia Ko Brings Joy in Danielle Kang’s Life As Sourness From Last Week’s Disappointment Prevails

There are many examples of female friendship on the LPGA Tour. While there is an unbreakable bond between Nelly Korda and Megan Khang the friendship between Danielle Kang and Lydia Ko is also no less special.

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Although they are world-renowned golfers and compete against each other in competition the love between them is sisterly. As the duo gets to pair for the LPGA next tournament, Danielle Kang shares her excitement to be playing toth Ko in the event despite her defeat from last week.

Danielle Kang is excited to be Lydia Ko’s pair for the next event


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Danielle Kang has just returned from Spain after playing in the Solheim Cup. Although her team suffered a defeat, after the final score on Sunday tied with 14 on both sides. In such case last year’s winner which was Europe took the trophy home. And instead of taking some time off after the high voltage event, she is ready to play once again this week in the NWA Championship.

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The event will be held at the Pinnacle Country Club, Arkansas from 29th Sept to 1st Oct and has a prize purse of $2.3 million. The tee times for Thursday have been released and in the first round, Kang is paired with Lydia Ko. Also present in their team will be Atthaya Thitukul. Their morning tee times start at 8.32 AM. 

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Expressing her excitement over playing with Ko, Kang took to her Instagram stories and posted a screenshot of the tee times. Circling their group she wrote tagging Ko “Playing with baby sis this week. Let’s go.” Below she also tagged Thitukul and wrote “nice“.


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Bonded by the game and the tour, Ko and Kang share a sisterly life. However when in competition they go against each other with with full might.

Lydia Ko and Danielle Kang face-off last year at an LPGA Tournament

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Lydia Ko is a fierce fighter and has numerous wins to her name on the tour. In Feb 2022 she faced Kang in the final round of Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio. On the final round on Sunday Kang was in the lead early but on the 13th hole, a bogey brought her down and made her parallel Wil Lydia. Meanwhile, Ko pulled ahead of the 15th hole with the help of a birdie. She finished the round with 3-under 69 and won with 1-shot victory Kang.


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That was her 18th victory on the Tour. Kang’s failure to make a 15-foot birdie try on the 18th gave Ko a big advantage. Though they will be playing like a team this week. Hopefully, fans will get to see some good moments of friendship between them.

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