Lorena Ochoa

Guadalajara, Mexico

Height: 5 ft., 6 in. Turned Pro: 2002

College: University of Arizona DOB: 11/15/1981

Bio: Started playing golf at the age of 5…Credits her family, coach and friends as the individuals most influencing her career…Hobbies include reading and water skiing…Selected as the 2005 Hispanic Female Athlete of the Year for the first Hispanic Sports Honors Presented by State Farm…Named Mexico’s Female Athlete of the Year in 2001, 2006-07…Qualified for the LPGA Tour by finishing first on the 2002 Futures Tour money list…Recognized in 2006 and 2007 as both the Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year and Golf Writers Association of America (GWAA) Female Player of the Year...In 2007, opened Ochoa Golf Academies…Through the Lorena Ochoa Foundation, opened three schools for elementary children in Mexico…Named 2007 Women’s Sports Foundation Individual Sportswoman of the Year, recognized as one of Newsweek magazine’s 11 Most Powerful Women in 2007 and one of Glamour magazine’s 2007 Women of the Year…Donated $100,000 to the flood victims Tabasco, Mexico, after winning the 2007 ADT Championship…In 2008, was selected as TIME magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world, named one of Fitness magazine’s Fit 50 and won her third consecutive recognition as the GWAA Female Player of the Year…Is a playing editor for Golf Digest...Represents Banamex, CitiGroup, Audi, El Rio Country Club, Rolex, Lacoste, Selther, PING and Aeromexico…Married Andres Conesa on Dec. 4, 2009. (Bio information from Golfweek research and lpga.com)

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