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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.