Lorena Ochoa wins Navistar LPGA Classic
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Last updated: Sunday, October 25, 2009

Lorena-Ochoa-Navistar-Classic-2009World number one ranked women’s golfer Lorena Ochoa successfully defended her title this year to win the Navistar LPGA Classic at the The Senator course in PRATTVILLE, Alabama.

Ochoa shot a total of 18-under-par (270) over the 4 days to win comfortably by four shots over second place winners Michelle Wie and Brittany Lang (T2) who both scored 14-under-par (274). The lowest score over the four days was from Yani Tseng who scored a 63 (9-under-par) on the 2nd day of the tournament.

14 year old Alexis Thompson had golf fans impressed. She shared the lead after the second day of the tournament shooting a 65 and 69. Thompson shot two straight 74’s on the final two days to tie her for 27th at 6 under. If she had won Thompson would of become the youngest player to win a LPGA tournament. She still has a few years to make the attempt the record is held by Marlene Hagge – who won the Sarasota Open at the age of 18 years, 14 days in 1952.

Paula Creamer was the youngest player to win the Sybase Classic in 2005 she won aged – 18 years, 9 months, 17 days.
Morgan Pressel was the youngest player to win the Kraft Nabisco Championship she won in 2007 aged – 18 years, 10 months, 9 days.

Michelle Wie at age 12, becomes the youngest player ever to qualify for an LPGA tournament by Monday qualifying (with an 83) for the LPGA Takefuji Classic. playing in her first LPGA major, the Kraft Nabisco Championship. She became the youngest player to make an LPGA cut, played in the final group on the last day, and finished in 9th place.

Ochoa Currently stands at 5th on the 2009 money list.

Current money list standings for 2009
1 Jiyai Shin $1,605,786.00
2 Ai Miyazato $1,451,610.00
3 Cristie Kerr $1,422,626.00
4 Suzann Pettersen $1,321,247.00
5 Lorena Ochoa $1,209,225.00


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