Every sports parent should read Annika Sorenstam's letter to her daughter

Annika Sorenstam is one of the greatest female golfers of all time, with 72 LPGA Tour wins and 10 major championships, and she didn't start taking golf seriously until she was 12 years old. In a touching and important open letter to her daughter Ava, who will turn seven in September, Sorenstam vowed not to pressure her daughter to choose a career and begin training the way many young...
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March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Annika Sorenstam named 2017 European Solheim Cup captain

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) Annika Sorenstam will captain the European Solheim Cup team next year in Des Moines, Iowa. The Ladies European Tour unveiled the selection at the ANA Inspiration on Wednesday, a day before the start of the major championship. Sorenstam played in the matches eight times from 1994 to 2007, helping Europe beat the United States in 2000 and 2003, and was...
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March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Sei Young Kim matches Sorenstam's LPGA Tour scoring record

PHOENIX (AP) Sei Young Kim grew up watching Annika Sorenstam on TV. On Sunday, Sorenstam tuned in to see the South Korean player take a run at one of her records. The 23-year-old Kim ended up matching Sorenstam's LPGA Tour scoring mark of 27 under, closing with a 10-under 62 at Desert Ridge for a five-stroke victory in the JTBC Founders Cup. ''I didn't think about that,'' Kim said...
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March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Annika at Augusta: Under par but 'mile too long' these days

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) Annika Sorenstam ranks among the best female golfers of all-time. She's still the richest, with career earnings of more than $22 million, despite retiring in 2008. But what fans remember most about the Swedish superstar might be the time she mixed it up with the boys on the PGA Tour at the Colonial in 2003. As Sorenstam took in the scene Thursday at the Masters...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Sorenstam among Royal and Ancient Golf Club's first female members

  The Royal and Ancient Golf Club has announced its first seven female members, including Swedish great Annika Sorenstam and Britain's Princess Anne. The club voted in September to end 260 years of male-only exclusivity by voting in favor of inviting women to join. Seven women were announced as honorary members on Tuesday in what R&A captain George Macgregor calls "an historic...
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February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Annika Sorenstam: 'Once you're a competitor, you're always a competitor'

STATELINE, Nev. -- Don't call it a comeback -- because it's not. Annika Sorenstam might be coming out of retirement to play in the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship this week in South Lake Tahoe but that doesn't mean she's planning on testing the waters of competitive golf in order to launch a comeback on the LPGA Tour. But the best woman to ever play the game is ready...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Hall of Famer Annika Sorenstam out of retirement to play in Lake Tahoe

STATELINE, Nev. -- Former MLB pitcher Rick Rhoden has seven trophies from the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship in his case. Former NFL quarterback Rick Rhoden has four.  The two of them were feeling pretty good about themselves and their odds to add more hardware this week at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course until they heard how many trophies this year's top tournament newcomer...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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