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Lorena Ochoa turns 40: a look back(21 images)

World Golf Hall of Famer and top-ranked female golfer Lorena Ochoa turns 40 on November 15, 2021. With 30 total professional wins, she is the first Mexican golfer, male or female, to be ranked No. 1 in the world. Here's a look at her career.

Lorena Ochoa watches her tee shot on the ninth tee during the final round at the LPGA Kellogg-Keebler Classic in Aurora, Ill., on June 6, 2004. Photo by Mark Cowan/UPI
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Ochoa tees off on the 15th hole on the final day of competition at the Samsung World Championship at Bighorn Golf Club in Palm Desert, Calif., on October 17, 2004. Ochoa finished in third place behind Annika Sorenstam and Grace Park. Photo by Christine Chew/UPI
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Ochoa watches her drive in her match against Paula Creamer during the HSBC Women's World Match Play Championships at Hamilton Farm Golf Club in Gladstone, N.J., on July 9, 2006. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
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Ochoa (L) hugs Annika Sorenstam on the the 18th green after finishing the first round in a tie of the Samsung World Championship in Palm Desert, Calif., on October 12, 2006. Defending champion Sorenstam and Ochoa both shot a 5-under par round to share the lead in the tournament that featured an elite field of the top 20 players in women's golf. Photo by Christine Chew/UPI
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