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Ochoa among those affected by wind

Updated: April 3, 2009, 11:18 PM ET
Associated Press

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -- The powerful desert wind that tore through the Coachella Valley on Friday blew a new set of players to the top of the leaderboard of the Kraft Nabisco Championship.

The strong gusts made some players such as defending champion Lorena Ochoa lose their balance, sent a sharp palm frond into Angela Stanford's ankle and frustrated Ji Young Oh by blowing her ball some 30 feet off the 18th green and into a lake, leading to a one-stroke penalty.

Stanford questioned ...

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