Ko meets 'idol' Mickelson at Callaway center


Newly minted pro Lydia Ko has shown few nerves in beating some of the LPGA’s best players.

Meeting Phil Mickelson? A different story entirely. 

The 16-year-old tweeted that she met her “idol” Tuesday at the Callaway fitting center. Ko hasn’t yet signed an equipment deal since turning pro. Perhaps this is an indication which direction she is leaning. 

Lefty signed a yellow Open flag – they’re just lying around, apparently? – with a message for the world No. 4: “Lydia, Best of luck with your career!”