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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.
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.

Nordqvist keeps lead at LPGA tournament in Thailand

CHONBURI, Thailand, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Anna Nordqvist shot even-par 72 Friday in retaining a one-stroke lead after 36 holes of the Honda LPGA Thailand golf tournament.
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.

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.

Jessica Korda gets unusual final birdie to claim Bahamas win

NASSAU, Bahamas, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Jessica Korda charged from behind and took the lead with an unusual birdie on the final hole Sunday, emerging with season-opening LPGA win in the Bahamas.

Na Yeon Choi grabs one-shot lead at Bahamas LPGA Classic

NASSAU, Bahamas, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Na Yeon Choi used a hot streak at the end of the third round Saturday to seize a one-shot lead at the season-opening Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic.
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.
List of 2013 sports champions

List of 2013 sports champions

Sports champions for 2013
By United Press International
At year's end: Marathon bombing, baseball suspensions top news

At year's end: Marathon bombing, baseball suspensions top news

Suspensions for alleged banned substance use, a bombing at the end of the one of the most prestigious marathons and long-term issues from sports injuries top the year in sports.
JOHN HENDEL, UPI Executive Editor at Large

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.

Natalie Gulbis joins Piller, Phatlum atop Naples LGPA leaderboard

NAPLES, Fla., Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Natalie Gulbis recorded a 7-under-par 65 Saturday to join Gerina Piller and Pornanong Phatlum atop the CME Group Titleholders leaderboard after three rounds.
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.

Lexi Thompson birdies final hole to win Lorena Ochoa Invitational

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- American teenager Lexi Thompson drained a birdie on the final hole Sunday, outpacing Stacy Lewis to claim the Lorena Ochoa Invitational.

Lexi Thompson's 67 good for one-shot lead at Lorena Ochoa

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Lexi Thompson, seeking her third career win, carded a 5-under-par 67 Saturday to take a one-shot lead after three rounds of the Lorena Ochoa Invitational.
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.

Teresa Lu claims Mizuno Classic for first LPGA victory

SHIMA, Japan, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Teresa Lu collected her first career LPGA Tour victory Sunday, carding an 8-under-par 64 for a two-shot victory at the Mizuno Classic in Japan.

Three-way tie for first at LPGA's Mizuno Classic

SHIMA, Japan, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Mamiko Higa and Yuki Ichinose caught Shiho Oyama for a share of the lead after Saturday's play of the LPGA's Mizuno Classic in Japan.

Shiho Oyama leads LPGA's Mizuno Classic

SHIMA, Japan, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Shiho Oyama shot a 4-under-par 68 Friday and took the first-round lead at the LPGA's Mizuno Classic in Japan.
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.
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.
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