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Momoko Ueda (上田 桃子, Ueda Momoko?, born 15 June 1986) is a female professional golfer who in 2007 at the age of 21 became the youngest player in the history of the Japan LPGA Tour (JLPGA) to finish first on the money list. She is currently playing on the United State-based LPGA Tour.

Ueda was born in Kumamoto, Japan. She started playing golf at the age of nine, and entered the prestigious Sakata School at ten. In twenty three amateur events, she placed in the top 10 fifteen times, including three wins, and five second-place finishes.

Ueda turned pro in August 2005 and won the JLPGA rookies cup that year. In 2006 she placed 4th in two JLPGA events, and tied for 9th in the Mizuno Classic, a joint JLPGA and LPGA event.

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