Annika Sorenstam – a golfer, was born on October 9, 1970 in the city of Stockholm, Sweden. Known as the legend of Swiss golf, five times named the best player of the year of the Women’s Association of Professional Golf.
In her biography, Annika Sorenstam was the leading player in the Women’s Association of Professional Golf in the late 1990s and early 2000s. In 1993 she first took part in LPGA games. The following year the athlete was named the newcomer of the year.
Soon Annika became one of the best golfers among women, and in 1995 she won the women’s championship of the USA. This was the first big victory in the biography of Annika Sorenstam. In 1996 the athlete again repeated her achievement. Sorenstam was named Rolex Player of the Year five times in 1995, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2002. In 2002, she stunned her fans by winning 11 competitions. Also that year Annika won two international competitions.
In May 2003, Annika joined the men’s Association of Professional Golf, becoming the first woman to play for the PGA since the time Babe Didrickson Zacharias. In May 2008, Sorestam announced that she would “quit the golf competition” at the end of the 2008 season.
Additional information: The height of the athlete is 168 cm. On January 4, 1997 Annika married David Ash, the manager of the Callaway golf club. But in 2005 the couple divorced. Numerous victories in the biography of Annika Sorenstam guarantee her a place in the Hall of Fame. Leadership athletes in the LPGA are often compared to the dominance of Tiger Woods among PGA. Sorrentam studied at the University of Arizona. Her sister Charlotte is also a world class golfer.