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Sorenstam turned 50 in October. She announced her retirement when she was 37 and was coming off consecutive victories of what turned out to be the last of her 72 victories on the LPGA Tour. Her youngest child, 9-year-old Will, has the golf bug and that brings Sorenstam out to the course more often. She has played with her father in the PNC Championship the last two years. Diamond Resorts supports her foundation, so she played in the celebrity division of the LPGA Tour season opener last month.
She has the career Grand Slam, and she became known on a first-name basis in golf when she boldly tried to compete against the men in at Colonial, the first woman in 45 years to play on the PGA Tour. Some 40 players in the field know her for the Annika Foundation that supports amateur golf around the world.
They all played her tournaments, and now they get to compete against her, at least for one week. One of them is Gabriela Ruffels, the former U. I was kind of star-struck, to be honest.
Sorenstam knows better than to have expectations, high or low. She had a swing that was as repeatable as any, with that famous early head turn, that it came from relentless work when golf was her priority. The members at Lake Nona mostly see her at pickleball or in the clubhouse for Easter brunch or a Thanksgiving feast. The LPGA has been a huge part in my life, in my hear heart and wonderful memories.
Sorenstam did not say how she would prepare for the U. That right around the time of the Olympics, and Sorenstam recently was appointed to a ceremonial role of president of the International Golf Federation, which overseas Olympic golf. Subscribe Manage my subscription Activate my subscription Log in Log out.
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Annika Sorenstam is back on LPGA Tour, just not for very long