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Annika Sorenstam

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LPGA golfer who became probably one of the most effective female golfers ever sold, winning 90 worldwide tournaments in her career, including 10 LPGA Main Championships. She was a nationally rated junior tennis participant in her youngsters and golfed collegiately in the College or university of Az. She was an eight-time LPGA Tour Participant of the entire year, making the honors five consecutive years from 2001-2005. She offered delivery to her girl, Ava Madelyn McGee, on Sept 1, 2009. She was wedded to David Esch from 1997 to 2005 and in ’09 2009 she wedded Mike McGee. She also offers a son called William. She apologized to Michelle Wie after criticizing her athletic capabilities in a journal interview.

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Full Name Annika Sörenstam
Date Of Birth October 9, 1970
Place Of Birth Bro, Sweden
Height 1.68 m
Weight 63 kg
Profession Golfer
Education University of Arizona
Nationality American, Swedish
Spouse Mike McGee, David Esch
Children Ava McGee, William McGee
Parents Tom Sörenstam, Gunilla Sörenstam
Siblings Charlotta Sörenstam
Awards Laureus World Sports Award for Sportswoman of the Year, Best Female Athlete ESPY Award, Best Female Golfer ESPY Award, Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year
Nominations Best Golfer ESPY Award, Best Record-Breaking Performance ESPY Award, GMC Professional Grade Play ESPY Award
TV Shows Jim Rome Is Burning, Monday Night Golf
Star Sign Libra

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1 Was very shy as a kid.
2 Retired from competitive golf in 2009.
3 Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 40, a son William Nicholas McGee on March 21, 2011. Child's father is her 2nd husband, Mike McGee.
4 Gave birth to her 1st child at age 38, a daughter Ava Madelyn McGee on September 1, 2009. Child's father is her 2nd husband, Mike McGee.
5 Close friend of John Allen Nelson.
6 Engaged to Mike McKee. Wedding planned for January, 2009.
7 Opening a golf academy near her home of Orlando, Florida.
8 In 2007, Forbes Magazine estimated her earnings for the year at $10 million.
9 Inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2003.
10 Holds the record of the lowest score in a single round (59 in the second round of the 2001 Standard Register PING tournament)[2006]
11 Attended the University of Arizona
12 Swedish professional golfer, acclaimed by many as golf's greatest female player
13 Her hobbies are sports, music and cooking.
14 Authored and released her first book in October 2004, a combination autobiography and golf instructional book, called "Golf Annika's Way".


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Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Weekend Today 2015 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Willis Report 2014 TV Series Herself - Hall-of-Famer Golfer
I huvudet på Gunde Svan 2013 TV Series Herself
The Short Game 2013 Documentary Herself
Feherty 2013 TV Series Herself
Good Morning America 2010 TV Series Herself
On Par with Bill Pennington 2009-2010 TV Series Herself
Rome Is Burning 2007-2008 TV Series Herself
Late Show with David Letterman 2008 TV Series Herself - Top Ten List Presenter
BingoLotto 2007 TV Series Herself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2003-2006 TV Series Herself
14th Annual ESPY Awards 2006 TV Special Herself (as Annika Sorenstam)
Forbes Celebrity 100: Who Made Bank? 2006 TV Movie Herself (as Annika Sorenstam)
Tiger at 30 2006 TV Movie documentary Herself (as Annika Sorenstam)
ESPN 25: Who's #1? 2006 TV Series documentary Herself
60 Minutes 2003 TV Series documentary Herself - Golfer (segment "Annika Sorenstam")
ESPN SportsCentury 2001 TV Series documentary Herself
Monday Night Golf 2001 TV Series Herself
Golf Talk 1995 TV Series Herself (as Annika Sorenstam)

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