Annika Sorenstam

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annika sorenstam
  • Birth Place: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/09/1970, Libra
  • Profession: Golfer
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Weekend Highlights: Annika's Swan Song, MLS Cup, Harvard-Yale

Annika Sorenstam closes out her storied LPGA career this weekend at the season-ending ADT Championship. The Swedish sensation has won 10 Majors, earned more then $20 million in prize money, scored an LPGA record 59 round, became a media sensation when she participated in a 2003 PGA Tour event and set a standard for class in the sport. Golf Channel has the...read more

Ochoa and Sorenstam In Striking Position at LPGA Championship

The Golf Channel's coverage of the final round of the LPGA McDonald's Championship — the second women's major of the year — begins at 4 pm/ET. It looks like it could be a clash of the titans, with the player of the moment, Lorena Ochoa, and the legendary Annika Sorenstam tied for third, just two shots off the lead at Bulle Rock Golf Course in Havre de Grace, Maryland.Ochoa is bidding for second major of 2008. She's already won six tournaments this year. Sorenstam, who recently announced that she will retire at the end of the season, is looking for her 11th career major.Ochoa tees off at 1:15 pm/ET, five minutes before Sorenstam. They are both at 10 under, and chasing Jee Young Lee, who is at -12, and Maria Hjorth, at -11.read more

The Hills Drama Drives Annika Into Retirement

A day after announcing her retirement, LPGA star Annika Sorenstam stopped by the Ed Sullivan Theater to help Dave Letterman out with his Top Ten List. The 37-year-old Swede, winner of 72 LPGA tournaments (including 10 Majors), presented the Top Ten reasons she is retiring on Wednesday's Late Show. Among the funniest were No.'s 4 through 2:4. "Who can focus on golf when Lauren and Audrina are fighting on The Hills?" 3. "I want to spend more time with Brett Favre's family" 2. "I just want a job where I can sit in a cubicle instead of being stuck on a golf course all day"Read the full list here.Sorenstam will continue to compete through the remainder of the LPGA season, including this week's Sybase Classic in Clifton, N.J. The tournament begins Thursday, with ESPN2 providing coverage Friday (May 16, 1:30 pm/ET), Saturday (May 17, 2 pm/ET) and Sunday (May 18, 2 pm/ET).read more

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