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How Kerr Ascended to World No. 1

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Cristie Kerr, who after winning the LPGA Championship Presented by Wegmans on Sunday became the No. 1-ranked woman golfer in the world, did not come to Manhattan this week to make media appearances, although there was plenty of that. She came because Manhattan is where she lives, in a West Village apartment with her husband and agent, Erik Stevens. Her home course during the summer months (the couple also have a house in Miami and spend their winters in Scottsdale, Ariz.) is Liberty National, a short boat ride away across New York Harbor, practically beneath the torch of the Statue of Liberty.

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