Annika Sorenstam is one of the prestigious and powerful names in the world of golf. Yet she is retired as for now but her phenomenal performance throughout her career never retires. She is still the idol of several newcomers in golf. To give the formal introduction of this golf legend can be she is the retired professional golfer. Born on 9th October 1970 in Bro close to Stockholm in Sweden, she is daughter to the former IBM executive father Tom and banker mother Gunilla.
Belonging to the working class family of Europe, she had the strong attachment towards the sports from her early day as the result of which she become the endowed all round sport person in her childhood. However, she switched to golf at the age of 12. And in the short span of time she transferred herself from local tournament playing murky kid to the LPGA tour the highest position in golf. This gorgeous golf turned professional in the year 1992 has altogether ninety three professional win. In addition to that, she also the successful career as amateur.
With her outstanding performance all through her career, she has established herself as one of the accomplished golfer in the history of women’s golf. In her association with LPGA tour, she has won its 72 official tournament which includes 10 majors as well as remaining 18 others internationally. She has a decorated amateur career where she has announced victor of St. Rule Trophy. She was also the World Amateur champion in the year 1992. Prior to that the year 1991 came as the fruitful year for the player as she was victor of 7 collegiate title as well as she won the individual NCAA national champion becoming the foremost non-American as well as first freshman to win the title. After she missed her LPGA tour card by one shot at its Final Qualifying Tournament, she started her professional career on LET or Ladies European Tour.
Since then she has topped LPGA money list, has made the record by winning Players of the year awards for eight times. In addition to that, she has been awarded with Vare Trophies for six times. Furthermore, she proudly holds the numerous all time scoring records. During the eight occasions in the Solheim Cup while representing Europe, she was all time principal point earner in the event. It was in year 2003 when she made the history by becoming the first woman to play in PGA Tour since 1945. Beside golf, she has also proved herself as the successful entrepreneur with her cloth line, The ANNIKA Academy and many others. With the successful career she has been able to earn her net worth of $ 40 million.
Taking about her personal life biography, this gorgeous former golfer at the age of 43 year of her age is the married woman. She is married to the husband Mike McGee who is managing director of her brand. The lovely pair of this husband and wife shared their marital vows on 10th January 2009 in Orlando. Before that they announced their engagement on August of 2007. Till now, they have welcomed their first baby as beautiful daughter Ava Madelyn McGee as well their second child was born on as son William Nicholas. However this is the second marriage of the player. Earlier she was married to David Esch in 1994. But because of some issues the couple got divorce in 2005.
Considered as the hot babe of golf, this 43 years old retired golfer stands at the height of 5ft 6 inch with the perfect measurement that suits her built. Enriched with the naturally beautiful face along with the pair of stunning legs with nice feet she is among the golfer with the hot bikini body. To add more on her glamorous side, she has inked her body with the Halloween cat tattoo on her back. She definitely is the perfect example of beauty with the brain.
Being one of the most powerful women in the golf, she enjoys huge fan followings. As her fans wants to get more information about her, they can obtain that from her personal as well as official websites. Her bio is also available on Wiki. Her golf swing can also be viewed in you tube on internet as they are very popular among her fans. To add important information about her can be she enjoys both Sweden and American citizenship.