McKay four in front at Women's Open

NORTH PLAINS, Ore., July 4 (UPI) -- Scotland's Mhairi McKay triple-bogeyed her final hole Friday, but still owned a four-shot lead after two rounds of the U.S. Women's Open.

McKay leads Women's Open

NORTH PLAINS, Ore., July 3 (UPI) -- Mhairi McKay of Scotland tamed the difficult Pumpkin Ridge Witch Hollow course with a 5-under 66 Thursday that put her three shots in front at the U.S. Women's

Inkster defends Women's Open title

NORTH PLAINS, Ore., July 2 (UPI) -- Annika Sorenstam, Karrie Webb, Juli Inkster and Se Ri Pak will be at the top of the favorite's list Thursday at the start of the U.S. Women's Open.

Stanford leads at ShopRite LPGA Classic

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J., June 28 (UPI) -- Angela Stanford shot a 4-under-par 67 Saturday, moving one stroke ahead of Juli Inkster, Diana D'Alessio and Michele Redman at the ShopRite LPGA Classic.

Three share LPGA lead

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J., June 27 (UPI) -- Kris Lindstrom, Angela Stanford and Laura Diaz all shot 65 Friday to share the first-round lead at the ShopRite LPGA Classic.

Teske cruises to second straight win

PITTSFORD, N.Y., June 22 (UPI) -- Rachel Teske joined exclusive company Sunday, winning for the second time in as many weeks at the Wegman's Rochester LPGA golf tournament.

Teske goes after second straight win

PITTSFORD, N.Y., June 20 (UPI) -- Australian Rachel Teske, seeking her second straight victory, carded a 4-under-par 68 on Friday to open a two-shot lead at the Wegmans Championship.

Teske wins Giant Eagle Classic

VIENNA, Ohio, June 16 (UPI) -- Rachel Teske birdied the third hole of a sudden-death playoff with three others Sunday to win the Giant Eagle LPGA Classic.

Teske wins four-way playoff

VIENNA, Ohio, June 15 (UPI) -- Rachel Teske birdied the third hole of a sudden-death playoff with Annika Sorenstam and two others Sunday to win the Giant Eagle LPGA Classic.

Commentary: The Sosa saga lives on

When I first voiced my opinion about the controversy surrounding Sammy Sosa and his corked bat, I wrote in a small section that I saw no need to raise the race

Sorenstam defeats Park in playoff

WILMINGTON, Del., June 8 (UPI) -- Annika Sorenstam defeated Grace Park on the first playoff hole of the LPGA Championship Sunday to win her fifth career major title.

Sorenstam shares LPGA lead as round postpo

WILMINGTON, Del., June 7 (UPI) -- Annika Sorenstam shared the lead with Hee-Won Han of Korea on Saturday before the third round of the LPGA Championship was suspended by rain.

Sorenstam turns down $1 million challenge

WILMINGTON, Del., June 7 (UPI) -- Annika Sorenstam has declined to accept a unique challenge and will not play PGA member John Riegger for $1 million.

Sabbatini takes lead at Capital Open

POTOMAC, Md., June 6 (UPI) -- Rory Sabbatini shot a 5-under-par 66 Friday to take a two-stroke lead over four golfers after the second round of the $4.5 million Capital Open.

Sorenstam charges to two-shot lead

WILMINGTON, Del., June 6 (UPI) -- Annika Sorenstam continued Friday to put her experience at the Colonial to good use.
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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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