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Pettersen moves closer to No. 1 spot in women's golf

Pettersen moves closer to No. 1 spot in women's golf

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Suzann Pettersen repeated as champion of the LPGA stop in Taiwan and moved closer to overtaking Inbee Park as the No. 1-ranked women's golfer.
Yang moves up nine places in women's golf rankings

Yang moves up nine places in women's golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Amy Yang jumps nine spots in the women's world golf rankings this week and No. 2 Suzann Pettersen moves closer to top-ranked Inbee Park.
Feng Shanshan continues move up women's golf rankings

Feng Shanshan continues move up women's golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Feng Shanshan keeps moving up in the world women's golf rankings, reaching the No. 7 spot as of Monday.
Feng up to eighth in women's golf rankings

Feng up to eighth in women's golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Feng Shanshan won the inaugural Reignwood LPGA Classic in China last week and up a spot in women's world golf rankings.
72nd-hole eagle gives Feng LPGA win in China

72nd-hole eagle gives Feng LPGA win in China

BEIJING, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Local favorite Feng Shanshan, with a final-hole eagle Sunday, defeated Stacy Lewis by one stroke and won the first Reignwood Pine Valley LPGA Classic in China.
Feng in front at LPGA's stop in Beijing

Feng in front at LPGA's stop in Beijing

BEIJING, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Feng Shanshan Saturday fired a second consecutive 9-under-par 64 and has a one-stroke lead after three rounds of the Reignwood LPGA Classic in Beijing.
Feng reaches No. 9 in women's golf rankings

Feng reaches No. 9 in women's golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Feng Shanshan moves to No. 9 in the women's world golf rankings as the LPGA begins a series of tournament in Asia.
Lydia Ko takes over fourth spot in women's golf ranking

Lydia Ko takes over fourth spot in women's golf ranking

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Lydia Ko moves to fourth and Ryu So-yeon fifth in the latest update of the world women's golf rankings.
Suzann Pettersen now second in women's golf rankings

Suzann Pettersen now second in women's golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Suzann Pettersen moves to No. 2 and amateur Lydia Ko jumps into the Top 5 in the women's world golf rankings this week.
Mika Miyazato leads LPGA's Evian Championship

Mika Miyazato leads LPGA's Evian Championship

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Mika Miyazato piled up seven birdies in taking the first-round lead Friday at the LPGA's Evian Championship in France.
Park No. 1 heading into LPGA's fifth major

Park No. 1 heading into LPGA's fifth major

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- No. 1-ranked Inbee Park looks for a fourth women's golf major title this week as the LPGA Tour heads to the Evian Championship in France.
Lewis, Pettersen cut into Park's hold on golf's No. 1

Lewis, Pettersen cut into Park's hold on golf's No. 1

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Stacy Lewis and Suzann Pettersen pulled closer to world No. 1 Inbee Park in the world women's golf rankings, which were updated Monday.

Lydia Ko jumps to seventh in women's golf ranking

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Amateur Lydia Ko's defense of her CN Canadian Women's Open title put the 16-year-old in the Top 10 of the women's golf rankings.
I.K. Kim up to eighth to women's golf rankings

I.K. Kim up to eighth to women's golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 19 (UPI) -- I.K. Kim moves to No. 8 in Monday's update of the world women's golf rankings.
Three Top 10 players head to Solheim Cup competition

Three Top 10 players head to Solheim Cup competition

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Three Top 10 players, including world No. 2 Stacy Lewis, are set for this week's 2013 Solheim Cup, pitting a U.S. team against a team of European golfers.
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Karrie Webb
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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