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SI.com: Lorena Ochoa is my Sportsman of Yearupdated: Wed Nov 10 2010 13:39:00

Sports Illustrated will announce its choice for Sportsman of the Year on Nov. 29. Here's one of the nominations for that honor by an SI writer.

World No.1 Ochoa announces retirementupdated: Tue Apr 20 2010 13:31:00

Lorena Ochoa, the world number one women's golfer, has confirmed on her official Web site that she will announce her retirement in a press conference in Mexico City on Friday.

Lorena Ochoa's rise to number oneupdated: Tue Apr 20 2010 13:31:00

CNN's Justin Armsden goes behind the personality of Lorena Ochoa to see how she became so successful in golf.

Kerr holds narrow lead in U.S. Women's Openupdated: Sat Jul 11 2009 10:21:00

American Cristie Kerr leads the way after the second round of the U.S. Women's Open, after shooting a one-under par 70 at the Saucon Valley Country Club, Pennsylvania.

Ochoa inspired by Tiger Woods meetingupdated: Thu Jun 04 2009 09:30:00

The world's best female golfer, Lorena Ochoa of Mexico, has exclusively revealed to CNN that a meeting with Tiger Woods in her youth inspired her to become the player she is today.

On Living Golf in June... Lorena Ochoaupdated: Tue May 12 2009 10:06:00

In June, CNN Living Golf meets the best female golfer in the world, Lorena Ochoa, in her home town of Guadalajara, Mexico's second most populous city.

On Living Golf in May...updated: Mon Apr 20 2009 10:01:00

In May, CNN Living Golf meets the best female golfer in the world, Lorena Ochoa, in her home town of Guadalajara, Mexico's second most populous city.

Returning Ochoa leads Evian Masters fieldupdated: Thu Jul 24 2008 13:46:00

World number one Lorena Ochoa grabbed the limelight with a flawless seven-birdie 65 in the first round of the Evian Masters in France.

Ochoa has bad day with her putterupdated: Fri Jun 20 2008 03:25:00

Japanese Ai Miyazato celebrated her 23rd birthday by shooting a four-under 68 to join Cristie Kerr and five South Korean players as joint first round leaders at the Wegmans LPGA tournament at Locust Hill, New York.

McKay putts her way to Michelob leadupdated: Fri May 09 2008 04:35:00

Lorena Ochoa and Annika Sorenstam traded shot for shot to be well-placed after the first round of the LPGA's Michelob Ultra Open, but both had to give best to Scotland's Mhiari McKay, who leads after an eight-under 63.

All-conquering Ochoa leads on home soil updated: Fri Apr 11 2008 12:17:00

World No.1 Lorena Ochoa continued her outstanding start to 2008 and delighted the home galleries with a seven-under-par 66 to tie for the first round lead with South Korea's Song-Hee Kim at the Corona Championship.

Ochoa strolls to second Major successupdated: Mon Apr 07 2008 04:04:00

World number one Lorena Ochoa of Mexico won her second women's major championship in a row after strolling to a five-stroke victory at the LPGA Kraft Nabisco Championship.

Ochoa powers to seven-stroke victoryupdated: Mon Mar 31 2008 07:39:00

Lorena Ochoa retained her Safeway International crown in dominant fashion on Sunday, posting a seven-stroke victory in the $1.5 million LPGA event.

Friberg scores maiden LPGA victoryupdated: Mon Mar 17 2008 06:52:00

Louise Friberg went to lunch not knowing that she had done enough to win her first LPGA Tour title.

Ochoa extends Singapore lead to eightupdated: Sat Mar 01 2008 04:37:00

World number one Lorena Ochoa stretched her lead to eight shots after three rounds of the HSBC Women's Champions tournament on Saturday, leaving the world's best players in her slipstream.

Ochoa goes seven clear in Singaporeupdated: Fri Feb 29 2008 14:21:00

World number one Lorena Ochoa is heading for a runaway victory at the HSBC Women's Champions after taking a seven-shot lead at the halfway stage of the LPGA tournament in Singapore.

Ochoa charges to lead in Singaporeupdated: Thu Feb 28 2008 11:20:00

Mexico's Lorena Ochoa made a dazzling start to her 2008 campaign with a six-under-par 66 to lead after the first round of the HSBC Women's Champions in Singapore.

Ochoa to headline $2 million Singapore eventupdated: Fri Jan 25 2008 10:24:00

World number one Lorena Ochoa will be the star attraction at the HSBC Women's Champions in Singapore next month.

Creamer and Ochoa lead final eightupdated: Sat Nov 17 2007 17:08:00

The in-form Paula Creamer and world No. 1 Lorena Ochoa head the eight qualifiers for Sunday's $1 million shootout at the ADT Championship at the Trump International course.

Kims claim lead as Ochoa splashesupdated: Fri Nov 16 2007 03:58:00

Christina Kim and Mi Hyun Kim took a share of the lead after the first round of the $1.55 million LPGA Tour Championship after world No. 1 Lorena Ochoa suffered a horror end to her first round in Florida.

SI.com: My Sportsman: Lorena Ochoaupdated: Wed Nov 14 2007 12:12:00

Sports Illustrated will announce its choice for Sportsman of the Year on Dec. 3. Here's one of the nominations for that honor by an SI writer. For more essays, click here.

Ochoa seals Canadian Open triumphupdated: Mon Aug 20 2007 01:47:00

Mexico's Lorena Ochoa fired a two-under-par 69 on Sunday to triumph by three strokes ahead of Paula Creamer after the final round of the Canadian Open.

Flawless Ochoa forces pace in Openupdated: Sun Aug 19 2007 05:18:00

World number one Lorena Ochoa was flawless for the second successive day on Saturday when she fired a seven-under 64 to take a four-shot lead in the $2.25 million Canadian Women's Open.

SI.com: Ochoa gets first major title at British Openupdated: Sun Aug 05 2007 06:20:00

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) -- Lorena Ochoa won her first major title Sunday with a four-stroke victory at the Women's British Open - the first women's professional tournament played at venerable St. Andrews.

Ochoa six clear at British Open updated: Sat Aug 04 2007 02:08:00

Mexico's world number one Lorena Ochoa is heading towards her first major title after taking a six-shot lead at windswept St Andrews in the Women's British Open on Saturday.

Ochoa holds on to St Andrews leadupdated: Fri Aug 03 2007 04:32:00

Mexico's world number one Lorena Ochoa stayed on course to win her first major at the home of golf as she led at the halfway stage of the British Open by one shot from home hope Catrona Matthew and U.S. Solheim Cup player Wendy Ward.

Ochoa snatches victory from rookieupdated: Mon Jun 25 2007 04:18:00

World number one Lorena Ochoa had to recover from three shots behind with just two holes to play to tie South Korean rookie Kim In-kyung and win the subsequent playoff in the LPGA Tour event at Locust Hill.

SI.com: Ochoa wins again; gap with Annika growsupdated: Sun May 20 2007 18:00:00

CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) -- Lorena Ochoa only set her sights higher after validating her status as the No. 1 player in women's golf by winning for the first time since supplanting Annika Sorenstam.

SI.com: Lee, Ochoa pull away at Sybase Classicupdated: Sat May 19 2007 17:00:00

CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) -- Sarah Lee went shot for shot with defending champion Lorena Ochoa and got the best of the No. 1 player in women's golf.

SI.com: Ochoa surges into tie with Leeupdated: Fri May 18 2007 20:00:00

CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) -- Sarah Lee presumably was long gone from the Upper Montclair Country Club by the time Lorena Ochoa finished her round Friday in the Sybase Classic. That might have been a good thing.

SI.com: Lee leads defending champion Ochoa by 2updated: Thu May 17 2007 19:00:00

CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) -- Had it not been for been Sarah Lee, defending champion Lorena Ochoa would be atop the leaderboard again at the Sybase Classic.

SI.com: Ochoa's charge fizzles; trails by threeupdated: Sat May 05 2007 22:00:00

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) -- Lorena Ochoa's charge fizzled Saturday in the second round of the SemGroup Championship.

SI.com: Castrale in front, Ochoa three backupdated: Fri May 04 2007 21:00:00

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) -- Nicole Castrale shot a 4-under 67 in muddy conditions Friday to take the first-round lead in the SemGroup Championship.

SI.com: News and Notesupdated: Tue May 01 2007 09:46:00

Teeing it up for the first time as the No. 1 in the LPGA's Rolex Rankings and playing in her home country at the Corona Morelia Championship in Morelia, Mexico, Lorena Ochoa couldn't ice the cake with a storybook win, but she did birdie the final hole to tie for second with Julieta Granada at 18-under 274.

Cavalleri denies Ochoa home titleupdated: Mon Apr 30 2007 03:31:00

Silvia Cavalleri gatecrashed a Mexican party to celebrate Lorena Ochoa's elevation to world number one as she claimed her first victory on the LPGA tour and the first by an Italian.

SI.com: Cavalleri is first Italian winner in LPGA historyupdated: Sun Apr 29 2007 19:00:00

MORELIA, Mexico (AP) -- Silvia Cavalleri became the first Italian winner in LPGA Tour history Sunday, closing with a 7-under 66 for a two-stroke victory over Mexican star Lorena Ochoa and Paraguay's Julieta Granada in the Corona Morelia Championship.

SI.com: Ochoa shoots 64 in first event as No. 1updated: Sat Apr 28 2007 20:00:00

MORELIA, Mexico (AP) -- Lorena Ochoa shot a 9-under 64 on Saturday to tie Julieta Granada and Silvia Cavalleri for the third-round lead in the Corona Morelia Championship, the Mexican star's first tournament as the No. 1 player in the world.

SI.com: Ochoa 5 shots back after 74 in Mexicoupdated: Fri Apr 27 2007 21:00:00

MORELIA, Mexico (AP) -- Lorena Ochoa struggled in her second round as the No. 1 player in the world, shooting a 1-over 74 in windy conditions Friday to drop five strokes behind the leaders in the Corona Morelia Championship.

SI.com: Ochoa has two eagles in her debut at No. 1updated: Thu Apr 26 2007 21:00:00

MORELIA, Mexico (AP) -- Lorena Ochoa shot a 5-under 68 on Thursday in the Mexican star's first round as the No. 1 player in the world, leaving the defending champion a stroke behind leader Stacy Prammanasudh in the Corona Morelia Championship.

SI.com: Ochoa set for first start as No. 1updated: Wed Apr 25 2007 20:00:00

MORELIA, Mexico (AP) -- The timing was perfect for Lorena Ochoa.

SI.com: Ochoa passes Annika for No. 1 spotupdated: Mon Apr 23 2007 20:00:00

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- After missing two chances to become No. 1 in women's golf, Lorena Ochoa finally replaced Annika Sorenstam at the top Monday without even hitting a shot.

SI.com: Ochoa, still No. 2, is eager for top spotupdated: Mon Apr 16 2007 20:00:00

CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) -- Lorena Ochoa discovered one of the pitfalls of being right behind top-ranked Annika Sorenstam in the world of women's golf.

SI.com: Golf Capsulesupdated: Sun Apr 15 2007 20:00:00

REUNION, Fla.(AP) Brittany Lincicome entered the final round of the Ginn Open believing that par would be a sensational score.

SI.com: Lincicome benefits from Ochoa's collapseupdated: Sun Apr 15 2007 19:00:00

REUNION, Fla. (AP) -- Brittany Lincicome had a small bag that held a new necklace, one of the gifts for winning the Ginn Open.

SI.com: Ochoa setting sights on No. 1 rankingupdated: Sat Apr 14 2007 17:00:00

REUNION, Fla. (AP) -- For three days, Lorena Ochoa and Laura Davies have matched each other shot for shot at the Ginn Open, finishing every round knotted atop the leaderboard.

Ochoa on course to replace Annikaupdated: Sat Apr 14 2007 11:13:00

Lorena Ochoa stayed on course to replace injured Annika Sorenstam as world number one as she shares the lead with England's Laura Davies at the halfway stage of the LPGA Ginn Open.

Joint leader Ochoa missing Annikaupdated: Fri Apr 13 2007 04:44:00

Lorena Ochoa took immediate advantage of the absence of arch-rival Annika Sorenstam to share the first round lead at the Ginn Open with British veteran Laura Davies.

SI.com: Ochoa, Davies tied at Ginn Openupdated: Thu Apr 12 2007 19:10:00

REUNION, Fla. (AP) -- Lorena Ochoa would prefer a head-to-head victory against Annika Sorenstam to become No. 1 in the women's world rankings.

SI.com: Sorenstam, Ochoa headline Ginn Open fieldupdated: Wed Apr 11 2007 20:36:00

REUNION, Fla. (AP) -- The Ginn Open has plenty of story lines.

SI.com: Ochoa blunder gives Pak a grand chanceupdated: Sat Mar 31 2007 21:24:00

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) -- Se Ri Pak kept her mistakes to a minimum, finished with a 35-foot birdie putt and now stands one round away from becoming the seventh woman to complete the career Grand Slam.

SI.com: Ochoa, Creamer tied for the lead at Nabiscoupdated: Fri Mar 30 2007 22:15:00

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) -- Lorena Ochoa and Paula Creamer stared over the water to a peninsula green on the par-5 18th hole at a different point in their rounds and a different time of day in the Kraft Nabisco Championship.

SI.com: Ochoa in charge at LPGA's first majorupdated: Fri Mar 30 2007 19:00:00

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) -- Lorena Ochoa was in the rough on the left, under the trees on the right and not always sure where the next shot was headed. When a demanding day ended at the Kraft Nabisco Championship, she was right where she wanted to be.

SI.com: Sorenstam Stumblesupdated: Thu Mar 29 2007 19:33:00

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) -- Lorena Ochoa took the first step toward overtaking Annika Sorenstam at No. 1 in the world.

SI.com: Ochoa is seeking her first majorupdated: Wed Mar 28 2007 16:08:00

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) -- Lorena Ochoa finds inspiration just about everywhere she turns in the California desert.

Ochoa chasing number one positionupdated: Wed Mar 28 2007 04:48:00

Lorena Ochoa has a double incentive to win the Kraft Nabisco Championship starting on Thursday.

SI.com: Ochoa's Unfinished Businessupdated: Tue Mar 27 2007 16:36:00

Lorena Ochoa won the Safeway International on Sunday with the ugliest shot she hit all week, a drop-kicked three-wood that expired in a bunker 70 yards short and right of its target. That was her second stroke on the par-5 13th hole, and the feeble effort was indicative of what to that point had been a disastrous round.

SI.com: Ochoa rallies to win Safeway Internationalupdated: Sun Mar 25 2007 21:02:00

SUPERSTITION MOUNTAIN, Ariz. (AP) - Lorena Ochoa blew a four-stroke lead to Suzann Pettersen, then birdied four of the last five holes for a two-stroke victory in the Safeway International on Sunday.

SI.com: Ochoa takes 4-stroke lead at Safewayupdated: Sun Mar 25 2007 16:41:00

SUPERSTITION MOUNTAIN, Ariz. (AP) -- Lorena Ochoa has come a long way since that awful afternoon two years ago.

SI.com: Ochoa's 10th LPGA win is in reachupdated: Sat Mar 24 2007 22:32:00

SUPERSTITION MOUNTAIN, Ariz.(AP) Lorena Ochoa has come a long way since that awful afternoon two years ago.

SI.com: Ochoa makes 2 eagles to lead Safewayupdated: Fri Mar 23 2007 23:19:00

SUPERSTITION MOUNTAIN, Ariz. (AP) - Lorena Ochoa made two eagles to take a one-stroke lead over Catriona Matthew in the suspended second round of the Safeway International on Friday.

SI.com: Sorenstam and Ochoa set for showdownupdated: Thu Mar 22 2007 11:15:00

SUPERSTITION MOUNTAIN, Ariz.(AP) -- A year ago, Lorena Ochoa broke Annika Sorenstam's five-year stranglehold on the LPGA Tour's player of the year award.

SI.com: Sincerely Yoursupdated: Tue Mar 20 2007 11:41:00

In the U.S., Lorena Ochoa is most readily identified as the reigning Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year. In her native Mexico she is much more: the nation's sweetheart. Two weeks ago Ochoa played in front of her compatriots at the MasterCard Championship, outside Mexico City, and you had to be there to comprehend the intensity of the ardor.

Granada's first win is worth $1mupdated: Sun Nov 19 2006 14:35:00

Paraguayan rookie Julieta Granada won the biggest prize in LPGA history with a two-shot victory at the season-ending Tour Championship in West Palm Beach on Sunday.

Ochoa rallies to reach the finalsupdated: Sat Nov 18 2006 16:28:00

Mexican Lorena Ochoa, the LPGA's top money winner this season, fired a bogey-free five-under par 67 here on Saturday to edge past Jeong Jang and reach the LPGA Tour Championship finals.

Ochoa becomes player of the yearupdated: Sun Nov 12 2006 16:37:00

Mexican Lorena Ochoa clinched LPGA player of the year honors in Mobile Sunday by firing a final-round seven-under par 65 to win the $1million LPGA Tournament of Champions by 10 strokes.

Ochoa extends dazzling run of formupdated: Sun May 21 2006 14:57:00

Lorena Ochoa extended an impressive run with a two-stroke victory in the Sybase Classic on Sunday, the sixth straight tournament in which she has either won or been the runner-up.

Mexico's Ochoa leads in Las Vegasupdated: Fri Apr 14 2006 08:19:00

Mexico's Lorena Ochoa shrugged off an opening bogey to shoot a nine-under-par 63 to claim the first-round lead at the LPGA Takefuji Classic.

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