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Annika Sorenstam

 

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Resides: Orlando, Florida

LPGA TOUR Career Wins: 72

Ladies European Tour Career Wins: 17

Annika attended the University of Arizona, where she was the 1991 NCAA Co-Player of the Year on her way to becoming 1991 NCAA Champion. Her success continued the following year when she became the Pac-10 Champion and NCAA All-American.

In 1994, Annika had 3 Top-10 finishes and a 2 nd place finish at the Weetabix Women’s British Open on her way to winning Rookie of the Year

In 1995, Annika won the U.S. Open and became the second player ever to win the Player of the Year after winning Rookie of the Year, the previous year. Annika went on to win 7 more Player of the Year honors throughout her career.

Annika’s success was also on the European Tour where she claimed Rookie of the Year in 2003 and was Player of the Year twice. Annika was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2003.

The ANNIKA Foundation was founded by Annika to provide opportunities in women’s golf at all levels while teaching the importance of living a healthy lifestyle.

Annika joined the Mastercard team this year as one of the newest Mastercard Ambassadors.