Celebrating Ochoa: Lorena's Record Book

In Ochoa's eight years on Tour she has set and maintained many records which are listed below.

LORENA OCHOA BY THE NUMBERS (as of 4/23/10)

156 consecutive weeks as Rolex Rankings No. 1 player in the world (overtook Annika Sorenstam on April 23, 2007)
Lorena Ochoa as Rolex Rankings No. 1 - April 23, 2007 to April 23, 2010 >>
Lorena Ochoa's Weekly Margin in the Rolex Rankings - Graph>>

4 consecutive LPGA Rolex Player of the Year awards and Vare Trophies for lowest scoring average

172 career events as a member of LPGA

108 top 10 finishes (62.8%)

63 top three finishes (36%)

27 career wins (15.7%)

4 career missed cuts (has made 101 consecutive cuts; last missed cut was 2005 Longs Drugs Challenge)

$14,817,850 career earnings  ($86,150 per event)   


Money Milestones

• Fastest to $1 million in single-season earnings: Lorena Ochoa, 2008 Corona Championship (five events)
• Fastest to $2 million in single-season earnings: Lorena Ochoa, 2008 Wegmans LPGA (11 events)
• Fastest to $3 million in single-season earnings: Lorena Ochoa, 2007 Longs Drugs Challenge (21 events)
• Fastest to $4 million in single-season earnings: Lorena Ochoa, 2007 ADT Championship (25 events)
• Holds LPGA record for fastest player to reach $6, 7, 8, 9, 10,11, 12, and 13 million in a career

Achievements
• Lowest round in a career major: 62 (-10), Lorena Ochoa, 2006 Kraft Nabisco Championship, 62-71-74-72 (Tied with Minea Blumqvist)
• Most rounds in 60s in a season: 51, Lorena Ochoa, 2004
• Most sub-par rounds in a season: 75, Lorena Ochoa, 2004
• Most birdies in a season: 442, Lorena Ochoa, 2004
• Most official single-season earnings: $4,364,994, Lorena Ochoa, 2007
• Tied the LPGA record for most consecutive wins in scheduled events with 4 at the 2008 Ginn OPEN
• Second-youngest player to meet Hall of Fame points criteria - 26 years, 4 months and 29 days
• Took over the top spot in the Rolex Rankings the week of the 2007 Corona Championship in her native Mexico on April 23, 2007.
• Met the LPGA Tour and World Golf Halls of Fame points criteria at the 2008 Corona Championship in her native Mexico on April 13, 2007.
• Has won six of the first 12 official events on the 2008 LPGA Tour schedule - the closest any other member of the Tour has come to matching Mickey Wright's feat of winning seven of the first 12 events in 1963.

Statistical Highlights
• Combined margin of victory in 2007 (8 wins) - 23 strokes
• Combined margin of victory in 2008 (7 wins) - 38 strokes
• Combined margin of victory in 2009 (3 wins) - 8 strokes

Topics: Ochoa, Lorena

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