Annika Sorenstam announces pregnancy

Annika Sorenstam announces pregnancy

ORLANDO, Fla., March 19 (UPI) -- Hall of Fame golfer Annika Sorenstam, 38, said Thursday she is expecting her first child.
Ochoa, Tseng, Sorenstam still 1-2-3

Ochoa, Tseng, Sorenstam still 1-2-3

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 15 (UPI) -- The top 36 places in the women's world golf rankings remained unchanged Monday.
Sorenstam ends career ranked No. 3

Sorenstam ends career ranked No. 3

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 24 (UPI) -- The hall of fame career of golfer Annika Sorenstam ends with her ranked No. 3 in the world.
Sorenstam misses cut, ends career

Sorenstam misses cut, ends career

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The LPGA Hall of Fame career of Annika Sorenstam came to an end Friday when she missed the cut at the ADT Championship in West Palm Beach, Fla.

Hull leads LPGA Tour finale

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Katherine Hull, who won her first LPGA Tour event this year, grabbed the lead Thursday after the opening round of the season-ending ADT Championship.
Stanford takes inaugural Ochoa title

Stanford takes inaugural Ochoa title

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Angela Stanford held off two challengers with a 3-under-par 69 Sunday and won the inaugural Lorena Ochoa Invitational in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Sorenstam shares lead in rival's tourney

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Annika Sorenstam chipped in for birdie at the final hole Thursday for a 4-under 68 and a share of the lead after one round of the Lorena Ochoa Invitational.
Sorenstam wins 89th title of int'l career

Sorenstam wins 89th title of int'l career

SUZHOU, China, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Swedish star Annika Sorenstam won the 89th title of her career Sunday at an event in Suzhou, China.

Pressel in four-way tie for LPGA lead

MAUI, Hawaii, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Morgan Pressel shot a 5-under 67 Saturday to move into a four-way tie for the lead after the third round of the Kapalua LPGA Classic.

Pettersen leads Kapalua Classic

KAPALUA, Hawaii, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Suzann Pettersen, looking for her first victory this year after winning five times in 2007, took the lead Thursday in the opening round of the Kapalua Classic.

Tseng leads Canadian Open after 54 holes

OTTAWA, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Yani Tseng posted a 4-under 68 Saturday to build a four-stroke lead after three rounds of the Canadian Women's Open at Ottawa.
Ochoa leads Sorenstam by 1 in Canada

Ochoa leads Sorenstam by 1 in Canada

OTTAWA, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Lorena Ochoa topped the leader board with a first-round 6-under-par 66 in the Canadian Open Thursday, one shot ahead of No. 2 Annika Sorenstam.
Ginn Tribute dropped from LPGA schedule

Ginn Tribute dropped from LPGA schedule

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C., Aug. 8 (UPI) -- The LPGA tournament hosted by Annika Sorenstam will be dropped from the tour's schedule for at least the next two seasons, the LPGA announced Friday.

Shin takes Women's British Open

SUNNINGDALE, England, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- South Korea's Ji-Yai Shin shot a closing 6-under-par 66 Sunday to win the Women's British Open in Sunningdale, England, by three strokes.

Wie shoots 73 in PGA Tour event

RENO, Nev., July 31 (UPI) -- Jeff Overton took the lead Thursday and Michelle Wie gave herself a chance to make the cut at the Reno-Tahoe Open.
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Annika Sorenstam
AUP2000050604-6 MAY 2000-AUSTIN, TEXAS, USA: Annika Sorenstam watches a birdie putt lip out during 3rd round action of the LPGA Phillips Invitational Honoring Harvey Penick tournament Saturday. Sorenstam shot a even par 70 to finish at one under par, six shots behind the leader Laura Davies. jm/ Joe Mitchell UPI

Annika Sörenstam ( listen (help·info)) (born 9 October 1970) is a Swedish professional golfer whose achievements rank her as one of the most successful golfers in history. Before stepping away from competitive golf at the end of the 2008 season, she won 90 international tournaments as a professional, making her the female golfer with the most wins to her name. She has won 72 official LPGA tournaments including ten majors and 18 other tournaments internationally, and she tops the LPGA's career money list with earnings of over $22 million—over $8 million ahead of her nearest rival. Since 2006, Sörenstam has held dual American and Swedish citizenship.

The winner of a record eight Player of the Year awards, and six Vare Trophies given to the LPGA player with the lowest seasonal scoring average, she is the only female golfer to have shot a 59 in competition. She holds various all-time scoring records including the lowest season scoring average: 68.6969 in 2004.

Representing Europe in the Solheim Cup on eight occasions between 1994–2007, Sörenstam is the event's all-time leading points earner.

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