Lydia Ko Confirmed for Aramco Team Series - Singapore

06 February 2023

World number one, Lydia Ko has confirmed her attendance at Laguna National Golf Resort Club.

The Aramco Team Series will return in 2023 on the Ladies European Tour with Singapore its first stop, as an array of the world’s best players are set the feature once again.

2022 saw the Aramco Team Series go to new heights and this year’s edition will begin in a similar fashion as world number one Lydia Ko has confirmed her attendance at Laguna National Golf Resort Club.

The New Zealander was the youngest player to be ranked number one in golf when she reached the top of golf’s standings in 2017 – at just 17-years-old. She returned to the top of the pile in December eclipsing Nelly Korda as the No 1 player in the Rolex Women's World Golf Rankings. This is the third time Ko, who notched three LPGA Tour victories and nine other top-five finishes in 2022, has been the best player on the planet.

Ko will appear in her first ever Aramco Team Series event at Laguna National Golf Resort Club and is excited to tee it up in such a unique and innovative format. The 25-year-old commented: “I am really looking forward to playing my first Aramco Team Series event in Singapore after hearing such good things from players on both the LPGA and LET.

“ I am looking forward to teeing it up at Laguna National in March and being a part of a golf tournament that offers something completely different to the norm ”

Lydia Ko - World Number One

Noah Ali Reza, newly appointed CEO of Golf Saudi is thrilled by the return of the Aramco Team Series and excited to be taking the tournament to a completely new venue.

He added: “The Aramco Team Series events have gone from strength to strength since their inception and provide an exceptional experience both on and off the golf course for the best female golfers in the world.

“It is exciting to be heading to a new venue in Laguna National Golf Resort Club, it looks an incredible venue, definitely befitting of an Aramco Team Series event and I hope that players and supporters alike have a great week.”

Kevin Kwee, Executive Director of Laguna National Golf Resort Club concluded: “We are absolutely delighted to be holding such a prestigious tournament at our fabulous golf course.

“To have a player of Lydia Ko’s calibre confirmed as the first player that will be appearing shows how strong an event it is going to be and excites everyone here at the golf course, and beyond. The talent arriving for this event will be sure to inspire our future local and regional champions.

“As the host venue, we will ensure we provide all players, caddies, sponsors and fans with an unforgettable experience so they leave Laguna National Golf Resort Club with only incredible memories from the week.”

“ I hope that players and supporters alike have a great week.” ”

Noah Ali Reza - CEO, Golf Saudi

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