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.
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.
CNN's Justin Armsden goes behind the personality of Lorena Ochoa to see how she became so successful in golf.
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.
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.
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.
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.
World number one Lorena Ochoa grabbed the limelight with a flawless seven-birdie 65 in the first round of the Evian Masters in France.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lorena Ochoa retained her Safeway International crown in dominant fashion on Sunday, posting a seven-stroke victory in the $1.5 million LPGA event.
Louise Friberg went to lunch not knowing that she had done enough to win her first LPGA Tour title.
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.
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.
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.
World number one Lorena Ochoa will be the star attraction at the HSBC Women's Champions in Singapore next month.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) -- Lorena Ochoa's charge fizzled Saturday in the second round of the SemGroup Championship.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MORELIA, Mexico (AP) -- The timing was perfect for Lorena Ochoa.
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.
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.
REUNION, Fla.(AP) Brittany Lincicome entered the final round of the Ginn Open believing that par would be a sensational score.
REUNION, Fla. (AP) -- Brittany Lincicome had a small bag that held a new necklace, one of the gifts for winning the Ginn Open.
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.
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.
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.
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.
REUNION, Fla. (AP) -- The Ginn Open has plenty of story lines.
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.
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.
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.
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) -- Lorena Ochoa took the first step toward overtaking Annika Sorenstam at No. 1 in the world.
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) -- Lorena Ochoa finds inspiration just about everywhere she turns in the California desert.
Lorena Ochoa has a double incentive to win the Kraft Nabisco Championship starting on Thursday.
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.
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.
SUPERSTITION MOUNTAIN, Ariz. (AP) -- Lorena Ochoa has come a long way since that awful afternoon two years ago.
SUPERSTITION MOUNTAIN, Ariz.(AP) Lorena Ochoa has come a long way since that awful afternoon two years ago.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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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