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Golf Tidbits: Creamer dramatically ends drought

Golf Tidbits: Creamer dramatically ends drought

900 inches is all that separated Paula Creamer's ball from the hole Sunday.
Key stretch in Park-Pettersen battle for women's golf No. 1

Key stretch in Park-Pettersen battle for women's golf No. 1

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- There are three more chances for Suzann Pettersen to catch Inbee Park and take over the women's world golf No. 1 ranking.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013.
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, May 22, 2013.
By United Press International
Inbee Park is new women's golf No. 1

Inbee Park is new women's golf No. 1

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., April 15 (UPI) -- Inbee Park edged past Stacy Lewis and on Monday became the eighth player to reach the No. 1 spot in the women's world golf rankings.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 22, 2012.
By United Press International
Lewis up to sixth women's golf rankings

Lewis up to sixth women's golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., April 30 (UPI) -- Stacy Lewis jumped three spots in the women's golf Top 10 and Yani Tseng tied one of the legends of the game with her string of weeks at No. 1.
Ai Miyazato jumps to fifth in women's golf

Ai Miyazato jumps to fifth in women's golf

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., April 23 (UPI) -- Ai Miyazato posted her first LPGA victory of the year and moved up three spots to No. 5 in the world women's golf rankings.

Kraft runner-up Kim up to No. 5 in ranking

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., April 2 (UPI) -- Kim In-kyung lost in a playoff at the LPGA's Kraft Nabisco Championship but still moves back into women's golf Top 10.
Tseng tightens hold on No.1 in rankings

Tseng tightens hold on No.1 in rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., March 19 (UPI) -- Yani Tseng won the latest LPGA tournament and remains ranked No. 1 in the world in women's golf while former No. 1 Ai Miyazato moves up in the rankings.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011.
By United Press International
Kerr takes over women's golf No. 1 spot

Kerr takes over women's golf No. 1 spot

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., June 28 (UPI) -- Cristie Kerr's record-setting victory at the LPGA Championship propelled her to the world No. 1 ranking among women golfers.

Shin takes over No. 1 spot in women's golf

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., May 3 (UPI) -- Jiyai Shin's victory at the Japan LPGA Tour event last week lifted her to the world No. 1 ranking among women golfers.
Ochoa extends her lead in Williamsburg

Ochoa extends her lead in Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., May 8 (UPI) -- Lorena Ochoa shot 6-under-par 65 Friday and extended her lead from one to three strokes at the LPGA Michelob Ultra Open in Williamsburg, Va.
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Annika Sorenstam
AUP2000050604-6 MAY 2000-AUSTIN, TEXAS, USA: Annika Sorenstam watches a birdie putt lip out during 3rd round action of the LPGA Phillips Invitational Honoring Harvey Penick tournament Saturday. Sorenstam shot a even par 70 to finish at one under par, six shots behind the leader Laura Davies. jm/ Joe Mitchell UPI
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Annika Sörenstam ( listen (help·info)) (born 9 October 1970) is a Swedish professional golfer whose achievements rank her as one of the most successful golfers in history. Before stepping away from competitive golf at the end of the 2008 season, she won 90 international tournaments as a professional, making her the female golfer with the most wins to her name. She has won 72 official LPGA tournaments including ten majors and 18 other tournaments internationally, and she tops the LPGA's career money list with earnings of over $22 million—over $8 million ahead of her nearest rival. Since 2006, Sörenstam has held dual American and Swedish citizenship.

The winner of a record eight Player of the Year awards, and six Vare Trophies given to the LPGA player with the lowest seasonal scoring average, she is the only female golfer to have shot a 59 in competition. She holds various all-time scoring records including the lowest season scoring average: 68.6969 in 2004.

Representing Europe in the Solheim Cup on eight occasions between 1994–2007, Sörenstam is the event's all-time leading points earner.

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