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Ko making rare appearance at ShopRite Classic

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Lydia Ko fans will get a full dose of her this summer.

Ko is back in action this week at the ShopRite Classic, making just the second start of her career there.

Ko is in the second week of plans to play six consecutive weeks.

“This, for me, is actually the longest stretch I’m going to do since I’ve been on tour,” she said Thursday, on the eve of the 54-hole event’s start at Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club outside Atlantic City, N.J. “This time of year is the busiest time for us, because of the three majors.”

Ko, who won the Mediheal Championship in San Francisco at the end of April, tied for 49th at the U.S. Women’s Open last week. She tied for 48th in her only other appearance at the ShopRite Classic in 2014.

How is she feeling about her game?

“I feel like there are still a lot of positives going on,” Ko said. “So, I just have to be confident and be aggressive. I think the big key for me is confidence, when I’m able to be confident over every shot and not worry about where it is going, to go and just be aggressive with the lines.”

Golf Channel is televising the ShopRite Classic Friday from 1:30-3:30 p.m. ET and Saturday and Sunday from 3-5 p.m. ET.