BIRTH PLACE: Mexico
EDUCATION: University of Arizona
TOUR STATUS: Priority List Category: 1
ROOKIE YEAR: 2003
ROLEX RANKINGS: 1 (2/15/2010)
|Name one thing you always keep stocked in your refrigerator?
Nuetella. (chocolate hazelnut spread)
|What is your favorite activity you do when you want to relax?
I go to the beach and water ski.
|What is your favorite season?
Winter in Mexico because it is sunny.
|What other sport would you like to be good at?
- As of Nov. 23, 2009, Ochoa had competed in 168 LPGA events as a member, recording 73 top-three finishes (43.5
percent) and 90 top-10 finishes (53.6 percent). Her last missed cut was at the 2005 Longs Drugs Challenge (Oct. 9); she
played three more events that season.
- In 2009, won three events en route to a fourth consecutive Rolex Player of the Year award and Vare Trophy; posted a
victory at the Honda LPGA Thailand, the second-consecutive year she won her season-opening event, and defended her
titles at the Corona Championship and the Navistar LPGA Classic Presented by Monaco RV.
- Recorded 13 top-10 finishes
in 22 starts including a tie for second at the MasterCard Classic Honoring Alejo Peralta Presented by Nextel, second at
the CVS/pharmacy LPGA Challenge, a tie for second at the Mizuno Classic and second at the LPGA Tour Championship
Presented by Rolex; tied for fourth at the Samsung World Championship, tied for sixth at the Lorena Ochoa Invitational
Presented by Banamex and Corona Light, tied for eight at the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic and finished 10th at the
Michelob ULTRA Open at Kingsmill.
- Crossed the $14 million mark in career earnings at the RICOH Women's British
Open, where she tied for 28th (159 events; 6 years, 4 months, 20 days).
- Led the Tour in rounds in the 60's, top 10 finish percentage (tied with Ai Miyazato), scoring average and greens in regulation putting average.
|STARTS: 22||VICTORIES: 3|
|TOP 10 FINISHES: 13||EARNINGS: $1,489,395|
|ROUNDS UNDER PAR: 49/83 (9)||DRIVING ACCURACY: 0.718 (T54)|
|BIRDIES: 347 (6)||SAND SAVES: 28/77 (T88)|
|EAGLES: 5 (T21)||PUTTS PER GREEN: 1.75 (T1)|
|GIR: 0.722 (T7)||DRIVING AVERAGE: 265.2 (9)|
|Catch the highlights the LPGA Tour Championship Presented by Rolex where Lorena Ochoa secures the Rolex Player of the Year award.||Lorena Ochoa chats about what she'd do if she weren't a professional golfer.|
|Watch highlights from the 2009 Honda LPGA Thailand won by Lorena Ochoa.||Lorena Ochoa talks about winning her first major, the RICOH Women's British Open on the Old Course at St. Andrews.|
Topics: Ochoa, Lorena