Lexi Thompson wins Kingsmill Championships with record-setting performance

Lexi Thompson won the Kingsmill Championships over the weekend with a record-setting performance. On Sunday, Thompson closed with 6-under 65 to defeat In Gee Chub by five strokes. She finished 20-under through the tournament to break Annika Sorenstam’s tournament record of 19-under in 2008 and win wire-to-wire. “I always play with a little bit of intensity,” Thompson said afterwards...
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Near-flawless Lexi Thompson wins wire-to-wire at Kingsmill

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Lexi Thompson shot a 6-under 65 on Sunday to finish off a wire-to-wire victory in the Kingsmill Championship with a tournament-record 20-under 264 total. Thompson broke the tournament record of 19 under at Kingsmill’s River Course set by Annika Sorenstam in 2008. The victory came in Thompson’s third event since she lost the ANA Inspiration in a playoff...
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Sorenstam has 'fair play' in mind ahead of 2017 Solheim Cup

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) Golfing great Annika Sorenstam has a clear idea of what she expects from her players at next year's Solheim Cup in the United States. Although the 10-time Grand Slam winner demonstrated a huge competitive streak during her career, Sorenstam wants to avoid a repeat of the tension in last year's tournament in Germany, when Norwegian Suzann Pettersen...
Via Associated Press
September 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Annika can't pick: 'It's such a good leaderboard'

Terry Gannon, Annika Sorenstam and Curt Byrum recap the third round of women's golf and look ahead to Saturday's finale in Rio.
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August 19, 2016  |  Discuss

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...
Via Associated Press
March 30, 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...
Via Associated Press
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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