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Ochoa's Retirement Is Another Blow To the LPGA

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Lorena Ochoa has always insisted she'll be just fine without golf.

"I prefer to be remembered for other things," she has said. "It's not about golf. It's not about the game."

But will golf be fine without Lorena Ochoa?

We may soon find out, given Ochoa's surprise announcement Tuesday that she is retiring from the LPGA Tour, the latest in a series of recent blows that has left women's golf reeling.

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