It was a remarkable display of poise and precision. Lydia Ko, the 15-year-old Kiwi who isn’t old enough to know what failure feels like and wins national opens the way most girls her age win club championships, made the locals proud on Sunday at Clearwater Golf Club. Ko won the ISPS Handa New Zealand Women’s Open by one stroke over American Amelia Lewis, who three-putted the 54th hole. Lewis took home the winner’s paycheck, but not the trophy.
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