This 21-year-old won five times in Japan in '07 and earned LPGA status by winning the Mizuno Classic as a nonmember. Despite the media attention devoted to Ai Miyazato, Ueda got to the LPGA winner's circle first.
Won two of the last three holes to beat Michelle Wie, 1 up, in the final of the 2004 Women's Amateur Public Links at age 15. Hits it as far as Wie, if not farther. Won in Canada last year. Still a teenager, but ready.
South African won the Ladies' European Tour's Catalonia Ladies Masters 37 days after her 18th birthday in her fourth start as a pro. Win made her second-youngest LET winner ever.
The 2007 SEC Golfer of the Year at Georgia. Left school after her sophomore year when her 72.48 stroke average was the sixth-best in the nation.
Left the University of Florida midway through her senior year after finishing T-14 at LPGA Q school. First team 2007 All-American. Member of German national team since 2003.