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Ecco golf ambassador Lydia Ko wins Lotte Championship

(LONDONDERRY, NH) – ECCO – a leading manufacturer of innovative footwear – announces that Ambassador Lydia Ko captured her 16th LPGA Tour title with a convincing seven-stroke victory at the LOTTE Championship on Sunday.

Wearing ECCO BIOM® G3, the 23-year-old carded four rounds in the sixties en route to a tournament record 28-under-par. The win is her first LPGA win in nearly three years and marks her fourth top-10 in five events.

LPGA LOTTE Championship - Final Round
KAPOLEI, HAWAII - APRIL 17: Lydia Ko of New Zealand poses with the trophy after winning the LPGA LOTTE Championship at Kapolei Golf Club on April 17, 2021 in Kapolei, Hawaii. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

“I knew it wasn't going to be easy, especially around a golf course like this,” said Ko. “The scores can be really low, and it doesn't matter how far back you are, you can always be in it. I just continued to stick to my game plan.”

Ko’s win helped vault her to the top of the LPGA’s 2021 Official Money List and second in the Race to CME Globe season.

“This victory well and truly proves that Lydia is back at the top of the game,” said Jesper Thuen, General Manager, ECCO GOLF USA. “We are excited to see Lydia back in the winner’s circle, and we look forward to giving her our continued support as she continues to ascend to the top of the world game.”

Ko claimed victory wearing women’s ECCO BIOM® G3, a design which features smooth ECCO performance leather and a waterproof GORE-TEX construction that keeps feet dry and comfortable in all conditions.

The shoe is also highlighted by exceptional support and comfort with ECCO GOLF’s renowned BIOM® NATURAL MOTION® last that combines low-to-the-ground stability with a glove-like fit that is built for natural motion.

In addition to Lydia Ko, ECCO GOLF shoes are worn in competition around the world by Caroline Masson, Minjee Lee, Henrik Stenson, Fred Couples, Erik van Rooyen and Thomas Bjørn, among others. For further information about ECCO GOLF, please visit


ECCO®, a world-leading brand of shoes combining style and comfort, has built its success on great design and leather quality, and innovative technology. Founded in Denmark in 1963, ECCO is one of the few major shoe manufacturers in the world, which owns and manages every aspect of its leather and shoe productions, and its retail sales. ECCO is among the largest producers in the world of high-quality leather, which is used in ECCO’s shoes, and own production of leather goods and is also sold to several leading luxury brands. Today, ECCO products are sold in 87 countries in more than 3,300 ECCO shops and shop-in-shops, and at more than 14,000 sales points around the world. The company is family-owned and employs more than 19,000 people worldwide.

ECCO USA is based in Londonderry, New Hampshire. For more information:, 800.886.3226.

Ben Cramer