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LPGA's major season begins with a familiar face, and number Karrie Webb among the favorites

The good news for Karrie Webb is that her name doesn't start with a number.Beth Daniel remembers what that was like. It started about the time she won the Women's Canadian Open to become the oldest winner in LPGA Tour history, and thereafter she was referred to as "46-year-old Beth Daniel." The number kept going up until 50-year-old Beth Daniel retired in 2007."My age became part of my name," she said Monday, laughing about it now.Webb is only 39.She is one year older than Tiger Woods, four years younger than Phil Mickelson. Unlike those two superstars from the PGA Tour, Webb is healthy, winning and leading her tour's money list going into the first major of the year this week at the Kraft Nabisco Championship.In February, Webb won for the 40th time in her LPGA career at the Women's Australian Open. Two weeks ago, she rallied from a six-shot deficit in Arizona to win the Founders Cup. Webb might already have three wins this year if not for closing with a 74 in Singapore to miss a playo...

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