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.

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.
Sandra Gal leads LPGA's Titleholders at halfway point

Sandra Gal leads LPGA's Titleholders at halfway point

NAPLES, Fla., Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Sandra Gal shot a 3-under-par 69 Friday and extended her lead to three strokes at the LPGA's CME Group Titleholders tournament in Florida.

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.

Suzann Pettersen rallies after double-bogey for Safeway victory

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Suzann Pettersen got back on track after an early double-bogey Sunday, eventually firing a 5-under-par 67 for a comeback victory at the Safeway Classic.

Phatlum maintains lead on LPGA Tour

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Pornanong Phatlum turned in her second straight outstanding round Friday to maintain the lead at the midway point of the Safeway Classic.

Phatlum leads on LPGA Tour

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Pornanong Phatlum twice ran off three birdies in a row during a round of 8-under 64 Thursday that gave her the lead after the first day of the Safeway Classic.

Kerr, Park share lead on LPGA Tour

EDMONTON, Alberta, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Cristie Kerr, despite suffering a bogey on the final hole Friday, grabbed a share of the lead with world No. 1 Inbee Park at the Canadian Women's Open.

Amateur sensation leads Canadian Women's Open

EDMONTON, Alberta, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Amateur sensation and defending champion Lydia Ko seized a share of the lead Thursday after the opening round of the Canadian Women's Open.

Europeans sweep fourball play for big lead over U.S. in Solheim Cup

PARKER, Colo., Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Caroline Hedwall produced her fourth straight win Saturday and Europe swept the United States in fourball play for a dominating 10 1/2-5 1/2 Solheim Cup lead.

Europe takes 5-3 lead over U.S. at Solheim Cup

PARKER, Colo., Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Caroline Hedwall took part in two victories Friday that helped give Europe a two-point lead over the United States after the opening day of the Solheim Cup.

U.S. faces Europe in Solheim Cup beginning Friday

PARKER, Colo., Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Stacy Lewis and Lizette Salas were chosen Thursday by American captain Meg Mallon to play in the opening match of the Solheim Cup.
10 rookies among Solheim Cup teams

10 rookies among Solheim Cup teams

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Charley Hull was selected for the European team and will be the youngest player ever to participate in the Solheim Cup.

U.S. Women's Open gets unlikely leader

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y., June 27 (UPI) -- Ha-Neul Kim, who plays virtually all her golf in Asia, became the unexpected leader Thursday after the opening round of the U.S. Women's Open.
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Cristie Kerr
Cristie Kerr reacts after missing a birdie putt on the 15th hole in the final round of the LPGA U.S. Open at the Saucon Valley Country Club in Bethlehem, PA on July 12, 2009. Eun Hee Ji wins the 2009 Women's U.S. Open with a score of even par. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo)

Cristie Kerr (born October 12, 1977) is an American professional golfer who plays on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour. She has 14 wins on the LPGA Tour, including two major championships, and over $13 million in career earnings. Kerr was the number one-ranked golfer in the Women's World Golf Rankings for three time periods in 2010.

Kerr was born in Miami, Florida, and started playing golf at the age of eight. She had a very successful amateur career, winning the 1994 Junior Orange Bowl International Golf Championship and the 1995 Women's Western Amateur. She was the 1995 American Junior Golf Association Junior Player of the Year. In 1996 she played in the Curtis Cup and was the low amateur at the U.S. Women's Open. She graduated from Miami Sunset High School in West Kendall, Florida.

Kere's first first win in a professional tournament came in April 1995 in the Ironwood FUTURES Classic on the Futures Tour, which she played while still an amateur.

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