Lydia Ko has had another strong tournament on the LPGA Tour, finishing in a share of fourth place at the Manulife Financial LPGA Classic in Ontario, Canada.

The 17-year-old shot a final round five-under 66 to finish the tournament at 16-under, seven shots behind winner, and world number one, Inbee Park. The South Korean began the day in second but surged past overnight leader Shanshan Feng with a 10-under 61.

Ko's round included an eagle at the par five fifth hole and four birdies. She ended her round and tournament with back-to-back birdies to move into the top five and take home $US69,332 ($NZ81,500).

It is the New Zealander's fourth top five finish this year and take her yearly earnings to $NZ740,000.


The next stop on the LPGA Tour is the US Open at Pinehurst, North Carolina, starting June 19.

5 Jun, 2014 5:00am
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