Choi leads LPGA Titleholders

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Na Yeon Choi shot a 6-under-par 66 Thursday that put her one shot in front after one round of the LPGA Tour's season ending Titleholders event in Orlando.
Inkster shares lead at Ochoa Invitational

Inkster shares lead at Ochoa Invitational

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- LPGA Hall of Fame member Juli Inkster shot a 5-under 67 Thursday that gave her a share of the lead at the Lorena Ochoa Invitational.
Four share LPGA lead in Malaysia

Four share LPGA lead in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Maria Hjorth had a final-hole bogey Thursday but still is among four players sharing the lead at the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia tournament.

Hjorth among those named to Solheim team

DUNSANY, Ireland, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Maria Hjorth was among four Top 40 golfers added Monday to the European Solheim Cup team.

Trio share lead at LPGA's Evian Masters

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France, July 21 (UPI) -- Ahn Shin-ae, Maria Hjorth and Karen Stupples share the lead at 5-under-par 67 after Thursday's first round of the LPGA's Evian Masters tournament in France.

Pettersen moves to third in women's golf

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., May 2 (UPI) -- Suzann Pettersen has moved to No. 3 in the world women's golf rankings updated Monday.

Hjorth rallies for LPGA Classic victory

MOBILE, Ala., May 1 (UPI) -- Maria Hjorth fired a 5-under-par 67 Sunday, rallying from two shots back to post a two-stroke victory in the Avnet LPGA Classic in Alabama.
Kerr back to No. 2 in women's golf ranking

Kerr back to No. 2 in women's golf ranking

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Jiyai Shin remained atop the world women's golf rankings but Cristie Kerr moved back to the No. 2 spot.

Yang holds one-shot lead on LPGA Tour

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Amy Yang overcame an early double-bogey Saturday and clung to a one-shot lead after 54 holes at the season-ending LPGA Tour Championship.

Yang out front in LPGA Tour Championship

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Amy Yang, who shared the lead after the opening round, grabbed the top spot by herself Friday midway through the LPGA Tour Championship.
Hjorth tied for lead at LPGA Malaysia

Hjorth tied for lead at LPGA Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Maria Hjorth, whose Saturday round featured an eagle, pulled into a tie with Lee Jee-young for the lead after two rounds of the LPGA Malaysia golf tournament.

Gustafson keeps lead on LPGA Tour

DANVILLE, Calif., Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Sophie Gustafson, trying for her first victory since 2003, maintained a one-shot lead Friday after two rounds of the CVS LPGA Challenge.

Europe ties women's Solheim Cup at 6-6

SUGAR GROVE, Ill., Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Europe scored 2 1/2 points in Saturday's fourball matches to even up the United States-Europe women's Solheim Cup at 6-6.

Three players lead at Navistar LPGA event

PRATTVILLE, Ala., Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Jeong Jang birdied three of the last four holes Thursday to join Jill McGill and Jane Park in the lead at the Navistar LPGA Classic in Prattville, Ala.

Rookie from Taiwan wins LPGA major

HAVRE DE GRACE, Md., June 8 (UPI) -- Teenage rookie Yani Tseng of Taiwan birdied the fourth playoff hole Sunday and won the McDonald's LPGA Championship in Maryland.
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Maria Hjorth
Maria Hjorth, of Sweden, chips out of a bunker onto the 9th green during the second session of the first day of the 2005 Solheim Cup, September 9, 2005, at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, IN. After the first day of play Europe leads the U.S. 5-3. (UPI Photo/Brian Kersey)

Maria Anna "Mimmi" Hjorth (born 15 October 1973 in Falun) is a Swedish professional golfer. She attended the University of Stirling in Scotland. She won more than twenty amateur titles including the 1995 European Ladies Amateur Championship. She turned professional in 1996 and played mainly on the Ladies European Tour (LET) that year and in 1997. Since 1998 she has played mainly on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour, while continuing to play in Europe several times each year. She has won two individual titles on the LET and five on the LPGA, and has finished sole or tied second in the prestigious Evian Masters three times. She was a member of the European Solheim Cup team in 2002, 2005, 2007 and 2009 and played on three winning teams in the Praia d'El Rey European Cup, a team competition sanctioned by the LET. She has also played top division curling in Sweden.

^ The Women's British Open replaced the du Maurier Classic as an LPGA major in 2001. DNP = did not play CUT = missed the half-way cut "T" = tied for place Green background for wins. Yellow background for top-10.

Helen Alfredsson  • Raquel Carriedo  • Laura Davies  • Sophie Gustafson  • Maria Hjorth  • Karine Icher  • Carin Koch  • Paula Marti  • Mhairi McKay  • Suzann Pettersen  • Annika Sörenstam  • Iben Tinning

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