Kemp shares lead with career low round

SYLVANIA, Ohio, July 3 (UPI) -- Sarah Kemp shot the lowest round of her two-year LPGA Tour career Friday and moved into a share of the lead after 36 holes of the Jamie Farr Classic.

Diaz leads at Jamie Farr

SYLVANIA, Ohio, July 2 (UPI) -- Laura Diaz, who has made the cut in only one of her last seven events, grabbed a share of the lead Thursday after one round of the Jamie Farr Classic.

Alfredsson scores 3-shot victory in China

HAIKOU, China, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Helen Alfredsson's final-round 7-under-par 65 gave her a three-shot win Sunday in the Grand China Air LPGA tournament in Haikou, China.

Stupples takes second-round lead in China

HAIKOU, China, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Karen Stupples shot her second straight 5-under 67 Saturday to move into a two-stroke lead after the second round of the Grand China Air LPGA.
Diaz leads after first round in China

Diaz leads after first round in China

HAIKOU, China, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Laura Diaz, fueled by a 30 on the second nine, posted a 9-under-par 63 Friday in the first round of the $1.8 million Grand China Air LPGA tournament in China.
Morgan Pressel captures Hawaii title

Morgan Pressel captures Hawaii title

KAPALUA, Hawaii, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Morgan Pressel fired a 3-under-par 69 Sunday and won the Kapalua LPGA Classic in Hawaii.

Pressel in four-way tie for LPGA lead

MAUI, Hawaii, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Morgan Pressel shot a 5-under 67 Saturday to move into a four-way tie for the lead after the third round of the Kapalua LPGA Classic.

Pettersen, Lang share Kapalua lead

KAPALUA, Hawaii, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Brittany Lang and first-round leader Suzann Pettersen shared the top spot Friday after two rounds of the Kapalua Classic.

Pettersen leads Kapalua Classic

KAPALUA, Hawaii, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Suzann Pettersen, looking for her first victory this year after winning five times in 2007, took the lead Thursday in the opening round of the Kapalua Classic.

Sorenstam wins 70th LPGA title

KAHUKU, Hawaii, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Annika Sorenstam, winless in 13 tries last year, opened her 2008 LPGA play with her 70th career victory Saturday at the SBS Open.

Sorenstam shares lead in 2008 debut

KAHUKU, Hawaii, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Annika Sorenstam, who suffered through the first winless season of her career during an injury-plagued 2007, shared the 36-hole lead Friday at the SBS Open.

Kuehne leads on LPGA Tour

KAHUKU, Hawaii, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Kelli Kuehne, whose once-promising career has not produced results in recent years, grabbed the lead Thursday at the SBS Open in Hawaii.

U.S. leads at Solheim Cup

HALMSTAD, Sweden, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Cristie Kerr and Paula Creamer each chipped in 1 1/2 points Friday, helping the United States to a 4 1/2-3 1/2 lead after one day of the Solheim Cup in Sweden.

Match-ups set for Solheim Cup

HALMSTAD, Sweden, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- America’s Cristie Kerr and Pat Hurst will face the European duo of Sophie Gustafson and Suzann Pettersen when the 2007 Solheim Cup begins.

U.S. Solheim team finalized

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Captain Betsy King -- speaking at the LPGA Safeway Classic at Portland, Ore. -- Sunday finalized her team for this year’s Solheim Cup.
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Laura Diaz
Laura Diaz, left, hugs Morgan Pressel on the 18th green after they finish their first round of the LPGA State Farm Classic at the Rail Golf Club in Springfield, IL on August 31, 2006. (UPI Photo/Mark Cowan)

Laura Diaz (born April 27, 1975) is an American professional golfer.

Diaz was born Laura Philo in Scotia, New York. She won the 1995 North and South Women's Amateur Golf Championship at Pinehurst. In 1996 she won the Eastern Women's Amateur Championship and made it to the quarterfinals of the 1996 United States Women's Amateur Golf Championship. A business student at Wake Forest University, Diaz was named the university's 1997 Female Athlete of the Year.

Diaz turned professional in 1997 and spent three years playing on the Futures Tour where she scored three tournament wins. She also played on the Ladies European Tour, where she was rookie of the year in 1998. She joined the LPGA Tour in 1999 and has earned two victories, both coming in the 2002 season when she had ten top-10 finishes.

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