Lydia Ko: Portrait of a Teen Golfing Sensation
"The secrets behind the golf world's most successful young star. Lydia Ko's ascendency to the top of the women's golf world has been stunning. The youngest player of either sex to win a golf major u and then the youngest player to go on and win two u Lydia Ko continues to amaze the world with her golfing feats. She became the number 1 women's player at just 18 and has cemented her dominance of the game by never finishing far from the top of the leader board. This book reflects on the unique influences that shaped Lydia Ko into such a stunningly good golfer, from her move to New Zealand from Korea at the age of six to her parents' nurturing approach and the young coach that instilled in Ko a fun-loving attitude that still sets her apart today. Written by sports journalist and devoted golf fan Michael Donaldson, this respectful portrait unlocks the secrets of one of the golf world's hottest talents."
"Born in Palmerston North in 1963, Michael Donaldson has been a journalist for over 20 years. A former sports producer for Fairfax Media, he has also worked as a sports journalist for the Otago Daily Times, The Press, the New Zealand Press Association, the Australian Associated Press and the Sunday Star-Times. Michael is the author of three books, including Steve Williams: Out of the Rough and The Big Book of Home Brew."