Xonic receives Fast Company recognition for its iTQ app; Lydia Ko wins LPGA's Player of the Year honors; Rory McIlroy plays full bag of TaylorMade equipment to win European title
Announced: By Xonic, that it has been named a winner in the Consumer Tech category of Fast Company's annual Next Big Things in Tech awards. Xonic was honored for its A.I.-powered iTQ quick-tip caddie app.
Announced: By TaylorMade, that Rory McIlroy finished fourth at the season-ending DP World Tour Championship to become European No. 1 while claiming the Harry Vardon Trophy for the fourth time in his career. McIlroy's bag included a Stealth Plus 9.0 driver, SIM2 15.0 3-wood, Stealth Plus 19.0 5-wood, Rors Proto 3-9 irons, MG3 46 SB, 54 HB, 58 SB, Spider X Hydro Blast and TP5x golf ball.
Announced: By the LPGA, that Lydia Ko earned the 2022 Rolex Player of the Year award with her win at the CME Group Tour Championship. Ko is the 15th different player to win the award at least twice. The 25-year-old also won the 2022 Vare Trophy for recording the season’s lowest scoring average of 68.988. Her season-long scoring average is the second-lowest Vare Trophy-winning scoring average in Tour history, behind Annika Sorenstam's 68.70 in 2002.