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Park increases lead in women's world rankings

Inbee Park outdueled Suzann Pettersen in China this Sunday to increase her lead atop this week's world rankings.
Webb stretches lead at LPGA tournament in Singapore

Webb stretches lead at LPGA tournament in Singapore

SINGAPORE, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Karrie Webb had six birdies en route to a 3-under-par 69 that increased her lead Friday at the LPGA's HSBC Women's Champions tournament in Singapore.
Anna Nordqvist climbs to No. 14 in women's golf rankings

Anna Nordqvist climbs to No. 14 in women's golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Anna Nordqvist's third career LPGA victory pushes her to 14th and third-place finisher Catriona Matthew returns to No. 10 in the women's world golf rankings.

Anna Nordqvist claims Honda LPGA Thailand championship

CHONBURI, Thailand, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Anna Nordqvist shot a 4-under-par 68 Sunday in completing a wire-to-wire win at the Honda LPGA Thailand golf tournament.

Nordqvist extends lead at LPGA Thailand tournament

CHONBURI, Thailand, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Anna Nordqvist shot 31 on the second nine Saturday and extended her lead to four strokes with one round to play at the Honda LPGA Thailand golf tournament.

Nordqvist keeps lead at LPGA tournament in Thailand

CHONBURI, Thailand, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Anna Nordqvist shot even-par 72 Friday in retaining a one-stroke lead after 36 holes of the Honda LPGA Thailand golf tournament.

Nordqvist leads at Honda LPGA Thailand

CHONBURI, Thailand, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Anna Nordqvist opened with three straight birdies Thursday in taking the first-round lead at the Honda LPGA Thailand tournament.

Ace and eagle help Hedwall take Women's Australian Open lead

VICTORIA, Australia, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Caroline Hedwall had a hole-in-one and an eagle Friday in moving into the lead after two rounds of the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open.
Sandra Gal leads LPGA's Titleholders event

Sandra Gal leads LPGA's Titleholders event

NAPLES, Fla., Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Sandra Gal strung together six consecutive birdies Thursday in taking the lead after the first round of the LPGA's CME Group Titleholders tournament.

Lexi Thompson's 67 good for one-shot lead at Lorena Ochoa

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Lexi Thompson, seeking her third career win, carded a 5-under-par 67 Saturday to take a one-shot lead after three rounds of the Lorena Ochoa Invitational.

Nordqvist shares lead at Lorena Ochoa Invitational

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Anna Nordqvist birdied the closing hole Friday to grab a share of the lead after two rounds of the Lorena Ochoa Invitational.

Phatlum leads after one round of Ochoa Invitational

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Pornanong Phatlum shot a 6-under 66 Thursday to lead by one over an elite field after the opening round of the Lorena Ochoa Invitational.
Amy Yang wins LPGA playoff in South Koiea

Amy Yang wins LPGA playoff in South Koiea

INCHEON, South Korea, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Amy Yang birdied the first playoff hole Sunday in winning her first LPGA title at the KEB HanaBank Championship in her native South Korea.

Hull-Kirk, Anna Nordqvist lead LPGA tournament in South Korea

INCHEON, South Korea, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Katherine Hull-Kirk and Anna Nordqvist both turned in 2-under-par 70s Saturday and share a one-stroke lead at the LPGA tournament in South Korea.
Four share lead at LPGA tournament in South Korea

Four share lead at LPGA tournament in South Korea

INCHEON, South Korea, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Amy Yang reeled of five consecutive birdies Friday en route to sharing a four-player lead after the first round of South Korea's LPGA KEB HanaBank Championship.
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Anna Maria Nordqvist (born 10 June 1987) is a Swedish professional golfer currently playing on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour and the Ladies European Tour.

Nordqvist was born in Eskilstuna, Sweden, and had a successful amateur golfer in both Europe and the United States. She was Swedish Junior Player of the Year (2004, 2005), Swedish Amateur of the Year (2005), British Girls' Open Amateur Champion (2005), bronze medallist at the European Championship (2005), runner-up at the British Ladies Amateur (2006 and 2007) and part of the successful Swedish team at the European Team Amateur.

By the end of her freshman year at Arizona State University in 2007, she was Pac-10 co-champion and was named National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA) Freshman of the Year, Pac-10 Player of the Year and Newcomer of the Year. NGCA First-Team All-American and Academic All-American honors were gained in both 2007 and 2008. She was runner-up at the British Ladies Amateur in 2006 and 2007, and finally won the championship in her third successive final in 2008. She tied for fifth at the 2008 NCAA Championships and was a member of the victorious Swedish team at the 2008 World Amateur Team Championships for the Espirito Santo Trophy. She made the cut at the Ricoh Women's British Open in both 2007 and 2008 and earned the Smyth Salver for low amateur honours in 2008.

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