Ko Secures 18th LPGA TOUR title in shoes designed, inspired by her heritage
(LONDONDERRY, NH) – ECCO GOLF Ambassador Lydia Ko captured her second win of 2022 at the BMW Ladies Championship on Sunday.
Wearing her signature ECCO BIOM® G5, Lydia opened up with consecutive rounds of 68. A 66 on Saturday set her up for asizzling seven-under-par 65 on Sunday to win by four. This was Lydia’s first win in her country of birth, South Korea only a couple hours away from where she was born.
“It means a lot to win in Korea,” said Ko. “More than ever, I really want to win in Korea once before my career is done. To be able todo it with a few of my relatives here means a lot. A win is special in its own way. This is one to cherish.”
“It is fantastic to see Lydia prove once again that she is one of the world’s best. To see her triumph in such an emphatic fashion, at a tournament that means so much to her is great to see,” said Jesper Thuen, General Manager, ECCO GOLF USA. “We lookforward to seeing her finish her year in style and as always to offering her our continued support.”
Ko triumphed wearing her signature edition ECCO BIOM® G5; a special edition of the brand new model that is styled with Silver Ferns and Hibiscus flowers, to represent her home country, New Zealand, and her country of birth, South Korea, respectively.
The next generation of the BIOM® phenomenon is G5 engineered with ZARMA-TOUR® spikes, which are combined withinnovative hybrid grooves for superb traction and stability. Fashioned from embossed ECCO Performance Leather and a sportymesh, the shoe has a contemporary, athletic design, including an eye-catching midsole and color blocks on the side.
In addition to Lydia Ko, ECCO GOLF shoes are worn in competition around the world by Caroline Masson, Nanna Koerstz Madsen, Niklas Norgaard Moller, Fred Couples, Erik van Rooyen, Doc Redman and Thomas Bjørn, among others. For further information about ECCO GOLF, please visit golf.ecco.com.
ECCO is one of the world’s leading shoe brands combining style and comfort. ECCO’s success is built on products with a great fit and top-quality leathers. ECCO owns and manages every aspect of the value chain from tanneries and shoe manufacturing towholesale and retail activities. ECCO’s products are sold in 88 countries from over 2,000 ECCO shops and more than 14,000 sales points. ECCO is family-owned, founded in Denmark in 1963, and employs more than 20,000 people worldwide.
ECCO USA is based in Londonderry, New Hampshire. For more information: www.eccousa.com, 800.886.3226.
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