Lydia Ko has withdrawn from the LPGA tournament in Texas because of an eye infection and could lose the No.
Ko was 1-over after the first two days and pulled out before Saturday’s third round of the Volunteers of America Texas Shootout.
Jutanguran started the second round a stroke behind leader Haru Nomura and becomes No.
Her agent said in a statement that Ko has a swollen eye from an infection, likely caused by allergies that have been bothering her all week.
Lydia Ko of New Zealand lines up a putt at the third hole during the first round of the Volunteers of America North Texas Shootout at Las Colinas Country Club on April 27 in Irving, Texas.
as informed in It was a short week in Texas for Lydia Ko, who withdrew Saturday from the Volunteers of America Texas Shootout due to a viral eye infection.
Due to irritation, she had to play the second round of the 2016 ANA Inspiration with just one contact lens.
“Her left eye started swelling up (Friday),” Yim told Golf Channel.
Per Golf Channel, Yim was able to pull this off and the agent added that the doctor gave Ko a prescription and eye gel but also told her she shouldn’t wear contacts.
But she was still in line to play the weekend before this setback.
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