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Golf: Lydia Ko officially turning professional

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Latest Golf News | Wednesday October 23 2013 12:01

Golf: Lydia Ko officially turning professional

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Kiwi golfer Lydia Ko has officially confirmed she's turning professional.

The 16-year-old had flagged the move after the year's final major at the Evian Championship in France.

Her coach Guy Wilson has tweeted the news, saying it's been a long time coming but is definitely the right time.

Ko says she hopes to play a tournament in November as a pro.

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