Lorena Ochoa: A career snapshot
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Looking back at Lorena Ochoa’s career
From an All-American at Arizona to the toast of the LPGA, Lorena Ochoa had a one-of-a-kind career.
Lorena Ochoa is expected to announce details on her retirement on Friday at a press conference in Mexico City. Here is a closer look at Ochoa’s career.
- Age: 28
- Hometown: Guadalajara, Mexico
- Residence: Mexico City
- Family: Married Andres Consesa, AeroMexico’s chief executive, in 2009
- Turned pro: 2003
- World ranking: 1
- LPGA victories: 27
- Majors: 2 (2007 Women’s British Open, ’08 Kraft Nabisco Championship)
- Career earnings: $14,817,850 (third all-time)
- Awards: Rolex Player of the Year (2006-09), Vare Trophy (2006-09), Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year (2003)
- Amateur career: Won 12 tournaments in two years at the University of Arizona, including eight of 10 events entered as a sophomore. . . . 2001 and ’02 NCAA Player of the Year as a freshman. . . . 2003 Nancy Lopez Award winner as best female amateur.