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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.
Sandra Gal leads LPGA's Titleholders at halfway point

Sandra Gal leads LPGA's Titleholders at halfway point

NAPLES, Fla., Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Sandra Gal shot a 3-under-par 69 Friday and extended her lead to three strokes at the LPGA's CME Group Titleholders tournament in Florida.
Sandra Gal leads LPGA's Titleholders event

Sandra Gal leads LPGA's Titleholders event

NAPLES, Fla., Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Sandra Gal strung together six consecutive birdies Thursday in taking the lead after the first round of the LPGA's CME Group Titleholders tournament.
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.
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.

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.
Pettersen repeats as LPGA champion in Taiwan

Pettersen repeats as LPGA champion in Taiwan

TAOYUAN, Taiwan, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Suzann Pettersen used a 3-under-par 69 Sunday to wrap-up a second consecutive Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship.
Pettersen up by 4 at LPGA's stop in Taiwan

Pettersen up by 4 at LPGA's stop in Taiwan

TAOYUAN, Taiwan, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Suzann Pettersen, despite a slow start Saturday, takes a four-stroke lead into the final round of the Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship.
Hole-in-one helps Pettersen increase LPGA lead

Hole-in-one helps Pettersen increase LPGA lead

TAOYUAN, Taiwan, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Suzann Pettersen notched a hole-in-one on the second hole and built a five-stroke lead Friday at the halfway point of the Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship.
Pettersen leads at LPGA Taiwan Championship

Pettersen leads at LPGA Taiwan Championship

TAOYUAN, Taiwan, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Defending champion Suzann Pettersen turned in a 4-under-par 68 Thursday for a three-stroke lead after the opening round of the Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship.
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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Suzann Pettersen reacts after missing a putt in the final round of the Sybase Classic at Upper Montclair Country Club in Clifton, New Jersey on May 17, 2009. Oh wins the Sybase Classic after shooting a 2 under par for the day and a total of 14 under par for the tournament. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo)
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Suzann Pettersen (born 7 April 1981) is a Norwegian professional golfer. She plays mainly on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour, and is also a member of the Ladies European Tour. Her career best world ranking is second. She has held that position at several times, most recently beginning 22 August 2011.

Pettersen was born in Oslo, Norway, and was a successful amateur golfer. She is a five-time Norwegian Amateur Champion (1996–2000), and won the British Girls Championship in 1999. She represented Norway in the Espirito Santo Trophy World Amateur Team Championship in 1998 and 2000, becoming World Amateur Champion in her second appearance. She also represented Europe in the 1997 and 1999 Junior Ryder Cup Matches.

Pettersen turned professional in September 2000 at age 19 and gained her Ladies European Tour card with an 11th place finish at the 2001 LET Qualifying School. In her 2001 rookie season, she played in ten events without missing a cut. In her second start as a professional, Pettersen won the Open de France Dames in a playoff over Becky Morgan. She finished second on the Order of Merit and was named LET Rookie of the Year.

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