Sorenstam, Annika

Hometown:

SWEDEN

Stockholm

Year Inducted:

2003

Induction Category:

LPGA

Birth Date:

Oct 09, 1970

Annika Sorenstam

Professional Majors: 10

  • U.S. Women’s Open: 1995, 1996, 2006
  • Nabisco Championship: 2001, 2002, 2005
  • LPGA Championship: 2003, 2004, 2005
  • Women’s British Open: 2003

LPGA Tour Wins: 62

  • 1995: GHP Heartland Classic, Samsung World Championship of Women’s Golf
  • 1996: CoreStates Betsy King Classic, Samsung World Championship of Women’s Golf
  • 1997: Chrysler-Plymouth Tournament of Champions, Cup Noodles Hawaiian Ladies Open, Longs Drugs Challenge, Michelob Light Classic, CoreStates Betsy King Classic, ITT LPGA Tour Championship
  • 1998: Michelob Light Classic, ShopRite LPGA Classic, JAL Big Apple Classic, SAFECO Classic
  • 1999: Michelob Light Classic, New Albany Golf Classic
  • 2000: Welch’s/Circle K Championship, Firstar LPGA Classic in conjunction with the Children’s Medical Center, Evian Masters, Jamie Farr Kroger Classic, Japan Airlines Big Apple Classic
  • 2001: Welch’s/Circle K Championship, Standard Register PING, The Office Depot Hosted by Amy Alcott, Chick-fil-A Charity Championship hosted by Nancy Lopez, Bank of Montreal Canadian Women’s Open, CISCO World Ladies Match Play Championship, Mizuno Classic
  • 2002: LPGA Takefuji Classic, Aerus Electrolux USA Championship Hosted by Vince Gill and Amy Grant, Kellogg-Keebler Classic, Evian Masters, ShopRite LPGA Classic, Williams Championship, Safeway Classic, Samsung World Championship, Mizuno Classic, ADT Championship
  • 2003: The Office Depot Championship Hosted by Amy Alcott, Kellogg-Keebler Classic, Safeway Classic Presented by Pepsi, Mizuno Classic
  • 2004: Safeway International Presented by Coca-Cola, Office Depot Championship Hosted by Amy Alcott, LPGA Corning Classic, John Q. Hammons Hotel Classic presented by Ford, Samsung World Championship, Mizuno Classic, ADT Championship
  • 2005: Mastercard Classic honoring Alejo Peralta, Safeway International presented by Coca-Cola, Chick-fil-A Charity Championship hosted by Nancy Lopez, ShopRite LPGA Classic, John Q. Hammons Hotel Classic, Samsung World Championship, Mizuno Classic, ADT Championship
  • 2006: MasterCard Classic Honoring Alejo Peralta, State Farm Classic
  • 2008: SBS Open, Stanford International Pro-Am, Michelob Ultra Open

Ladies European Tour Wins: 14

  • 1995: OVB Damen Open, Hennessy Cup
  • 1996: Trygg Hansa Open
  • 1997: Compaq Open
  • 1998: Compaq Open
  • 2002: ANZ Masters, Compaq Open
  • 2004: ANZ Ladies Masters, HP Open
  • 2005: Scandinavian TPC Hosted by Annika
  • 2006: Scandinavian TPC Hosted by Annika, Dubai Ladies Masters
  • 2007: Dubai Ladies Masters
  • 2008: Suzhou Taihu Ladies Open in China

International Wins: 6

  • 1994: Holden Australian Open
  • 1995: Australian Ladies Masters
  • 1997: JCPenney/LPGA Skins Game, Hisako Higuchi Kibun Classic
  • 2001: Wendy’s 3-Tour Challenge (with Dottie Pepper and Karrie Webb)
  • 2006: Women’s World Cup of Golf (with Liselotte Neumann) for Team Sweden.

Solheim Cup Appearances: 9

  • (Wins in bold)
  • Player: 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007
  • Captain: 2017

Awards & Honors

  • Golf
  • Rookie of the Year: 1994
  • Player of the Year: 1995, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
  • Vare Trophy: 1995, 1996, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2005
  • European Player of the Year: 2004, 2005
  • Patty Berg Award: 2003
  • Golf Writers Association of America Female Player of the Year: 1995, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

  • Sports
  • Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year: 2003, 2004, 2005
  • Outstanding Women’s Golf Performer of the Year ESPY Award: 1996, 1998, 1999, 2002, 2003, 2004
  • Female Athlete of the Year ESPY Award: 2005, 2006