Several players could be in the running for the LPGA's No. 1 ranking by the end of the season, or within the next couple years. Along with current No. 1 Lorena Ochoa of Mexico and former No. 1 Annika Sorenstam, there are a handful of LPGA players who could make a case for themselves should they win a major or two this season.
Name Age Country Wins Majors Rank* Skinny Lorena Ochoa 25 Mexico 11 0 No. 1 Needs her first major to be solid No. 1. Annika Sorenstam 36 Sweden 69 10 No. 2 Coming off first significant injury. Morgan Pressel 18 U.S. 1 1 No. 4 Wants to back up win at Kraft Nabisco. Se Ri Pak 29 South Korea 23 5 No. 9 Can she repeat magic from last year? Paula Creamer 20 U.S. 3 0 No. 6 With early win, has recovered from soph slump. Karrie Webb 32 Australia 35 7 No. 3 Lost in playoff to Pak in '06 and has yet to win this. Suzann Pettersen 26 Norway 1 0 No. 12 Won in Williamsburg after blowing lead at Kraft Nabisco.
*-In Rolex world rankings