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On Living Golf in May...

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  • World number one female golfer Lorena Ochoa talks to CNN Living Golf
  • The 27 year old has won 28 professional titles and a clutch of awards
  • Living Golf visits Ochoa in her home town of Guadalajara in Mexico
  • We see her pursuits off the course, helping disadvantaged children
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(CNN) -- In May, CNN Living Golf meets the best female golfer in the world, Lorena Ochoa, in her home town of Guadalajara, Mexico's second most populous city.

On Living Golf in May...

In her 27 years, Ochoa, has racked up 28 professional wins -- 25 on the LPGA Tour and three on the Futures Tour -- and is considered to be the best golfer Mexico has ever produced.

Living Golf looks at Ochoa's extraordinary rise up the world golf rankings and her success in raising the profile of the sport in Mexico.

The crew accompanies Ochoa to the Corona Championship in Mexico (April 23 to 26) where she attempts to defend her title, one of seven she claimed in 2008.

So far this year she's contested five tournaments, winning the first -- the Honda LPGA Thailand -- and achieving three Top 10 finishes. She's currently second to Brittany Lincicome in the running for this year's Rolex Player of the Year, after taking the title every year since 2006.

On the money list, Ochoa is the second highest earner this year behind Jiyai Shin with $430,000. Over the course of her career she's won more than $13 million, only less than Annika Sorenstam and Karrie Webb.

Living Golf looks at Ochoa's success off the course and her commitment to helping disadvantaged children on the outskirts of Guadalajara.

She is one of the youngest golfers to start her own philanthropic foundation, adopting an elementary school for 241 low-income children near her hometown.

Ochoa and her brother Alejandro, who is her manager, have also opened two golf academies and plan three more this year to train and certify instructors and help students across the country.

Watch Lorena Ochoa on CNN Living Golf at the times below:

(All times GMT)
Thursday, May 7: 1230, 1730
Saturday, May 9: 0700, 1730
Sunday, May 10: 0300, 0730, 1500

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