Sean Foley and Lydia Ko started working collectively final summer season, at a time when each wanted the opposite.
Ko, a prodigy with 14 LPGA wins earlier than she turned 20, was looking for the shape that stamped her spot into the World Golf Hall of Fame earlier than many started their skilled careers.
Once Ko made the decision to Foley, issues modified for the higher for each events. After repeated shut calls, Ko gained final week’s Lotte Championship by seven strokes, at 28 underneath par. It was her first win in three years, her sixteenth general.
Foley despatched out a heartfelt message on social media following the breakthrough victory.
“She is just one of the most elegant and graceful people I’ve ever met,” Foley stated ultimately 12 months’s KPMG Women’s PGA Championship.
“Genuine. True to herself.”