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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.
Karrie Webb takes LPGA lead in Singapore

Karrie Webb takes LPGA lead in Singapore

SINGAPORE, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Karrie Webb rode a hot start Thursday into the lead after the first round of 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.
Karrie Webb back to seventh in women's golf rankings

Karrie Webb back to seventh in women's golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Karrie Webb became the 11th player to collect 40 LPGA titles and took over the No. 7 spot in the women's world golf rankings.
Karrie Webb wins Women's Australian Open

Karrie Webb wins Women's Australian Open

VICTORIA, Australia, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Hall of Fame golfer Karrie Webb captured her 40th LPGA title with a one-stroke victory Sunday at the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open in her home country.

Cheyenne Woods gains 209 places in women's golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Cheyenne Woods collected her second professional title at the Australian Ladies Masters and jumps 209 places in the world women's golf rankings.
Korda jumps in women's golf rankings after LPGA win

Korda jumps in women's golf rankings after LPGA win

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Jessica Korda's win in the LPGA's season-opening tournament improves her standing in the women's world golf rankings by 16 spots.
Inbee Park ranked No. 1 as LPGA 2014 season begins

Inbee Park ranked No. 1 as LPGA 2014 season begins

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Jan. 20 (UPI) -- The 2014 LPGA season gets under way this week with Inbee Park holding the No. 1 spot in the world women's golf rankings.

Jang Ha-na makes move in women's golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Jang Ha-na's victory at the Hyundai China Ladies Open boosts her eight spots to No. 14 in the women's world golf rankings in Monday's update.

Lydia Ko, 16, takes over fourth in women's golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Sixteen-year-old Lydia Ko, picking up a win in just her second tournament as a professional, moves to fourth in the world women's golf rankings.
Feng reaches No. 4 in women's golf rankings

Feng reaches No. 4 in women's golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Feng Shanshan won the LPGA's CME Group Titleholders tournament and moves up three spots to No. 4 in the women's world golf rankings.
Teenager Lexi Thompson now 10th in women's golf rankings

Teenager Lexi Thompson now 10th in women's golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Lexi Thompson jumps into the women's golf rankings Top 10 following her third LPGA win -- just ahead of the professional debut of another teenager, Lydia Ko.
Ko back to fourth in women's golf rankings

Ko back to fourth in women's golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Nov. 11 (UPI) -- With two tournaments left on the 2013 LPGA schedule, the race for No. 1 and the professional debut of Lydia Ko take center stage.
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.
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Karrie Webb of Australia and her caddy line up her putt on the eighteenth hole in the McDonald's LPGA Championship on June 10, 2007 at Bulle Rock Golf Course in Havre de Grace, Md. Webb made the birdie putt to close to within one stroke of Suzann Pettersen of Norway who shot a 14 under par to win the tournament by one stoke over Webb. (UPI Photo/Mark Goldman)
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Karrie Ann Webb AM (born 21 December 1974) is Australia's most successful female professional golfer, and one of the top players in the history of global women's golf. She currently plays mainly on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour and also turns out once or twice a year on the ALPG Tour in her home country. She is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame. She has 38 wins on the LPGA Tour, more than any other active player.

Webb was born in Ayr, Queensland. She was a member of the Australian Amateur team, making six international appearances from 1992–1994, including a 1994 appearance in the Espirito Santo Trophy World Amateur Golf Team Championships. This was the year she became the Australian Strokeplay Champion where she scored a 128 on a par 68 course, over 36 holes.

Webb began her professional golfing career in 1994 playing on the Ladies European Tour where she finished second at the Women's Australian Open and the Futures Tour in the U.S., where she won one tournament. In 1995 she became the youngest ever winner of the Weetabix Women's British Open in her rookie season in Europe, prior to it being classed as an LPGA major, and was European Rookie of the Year. She qualified for the LPGA Tour after she finished second at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament despite playing with a broken bone in her wrist.

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