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On the Go With Jin Young Ko

By the time the 2019 CP Women's Open came around in Canada, Jin Young Ko was a 5-time LPGA Tour winner playing her second full season in North America. By the time the 2019 CP Women's Open finished, Ko was a 6-time LPGA Tour winner.

Ko was born July 7, 1995 in Seoul, South Korea. She turned pro as a golfer in 2013, when she was 18 years old. The following year she won her first KLPGA tournament. And from 2015-17, she won nine more.

Ko finished second in the 2015 Women's British Open. Then, when she won the 2017 LPGA KEB-Hana Bank Championship, co-sanctioned by the KLPGA and LPGA, Jin Young earned her LPGA Tour membership.

And her first win as an LPGA member didn't take much time in coming. It happened in the first month of the 2018 season, at the ISPS Handa Australian Women's Open. Ko posted 13 Top 10 finishes that year and ran away with the Rookie of the Year race.

And 2019 has been even better for Ko. As noted the CP Women's Open, completed just as this post was being written, was win No. 4 so far on the season. No. 1 was at the 2019 Bank of Hope Founders Cup.

In-between, Jin Young claimed her first two major championship trophies at the 2019 ANA Inspiration and 2019 Evian Championship.