Golf WorldMarch 5, 2017

Lorena Ochoa to make a one-tournament comeback, at the Lorena Ochoa Match Play

Lorena Ochoa WGHOF Celebration & Media Reception
Miguel Tovar/STFMEXICO CITY, MEXICO - NOVEMBER 08: Mexican former golf player Lorena Ochoa talks during the media reception to celebrate Lorena Ochoa's induction to the Women Golf Hall of Fame to take place in 2017 at Club de Golf Mexico on November 08, 2016 in Mexico City, Mexico. Lorena Ochoa is considered the Mexican greatest female golfer of all time reaching 27 victories in the LPGA Tour and ranked number 1 during 158 consecutive weeks. (Photo by Miguel Tovar/LatinContent/Getty Images)

Lorena Ochoa, who was No. 1 in the Rolex Ranking when she retired in 2010, is making a comeback. Sort of.

Ochoa, 35, who hasn’t played an LPGA tournament since 2012, said on Sunday that she would play a single event, the Lorena Ochoa Match Play scheduled for May 4-7 in Mexico City, the Associated Press reported.

Ochoa, who will be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame later this year, had won 27 times on the LPGA, including two major championships, when she announced her retirement in April, 2010.

A mother of three, Ochoa played in one event in 2012, in the Lorena Ochoa Invitational, and tied for 18th.


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