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Lydia Ko wins $1.5 million with LPGA Tour victory in Florida
Lydia Ko wins $1.5 million with LPGA Tour victory in Florida

New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko ended a big year on the LPGA Tour with the largest payoff in women's golf. Ko won the $1-million bonus from the “Race to CME Globe” on Sunday even before she began a three-way playoff. The 17-year-old added $500,000 when she defeated Carlota Ciganda of Spain on the fourth extra hole of the CME Group Tour Championship at Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, Fla. Ciganda missed a three-foot birdie putt on the 17th hole in regulation that would have given her the lead. She missed a five-foot birdie putt on No. 18 on the third playoff hole. On her next try, she pulled her approach into a hazard and made bogey. Ko played the 18th hole five times...

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