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Annika Sörenstam Wiki Biography
Annika Sörenstam was born on the 9th October 1970, in Bro, Stockholm County Sweden, and is a former professional golfer, one of the most successful female golf players in the world of all time, with 89 professional international tournament victories, of which 72 are official Ladies Professional Golf Association(LPGA) tournaments, and 10 are from Major Championships.
Have you ever wondered how much wealth this retired golfer has accumulated so far? How rich Annika Sörenstam is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total size of Sörenstam’s net worth, as of late 2016, is over $40 million, primarily acquired throughout her professional golf career which was active between 1992 and 2008.
Annika Sörenstam Net Worth $40 million
Annika was born to Gunilla, a banker, and Tom, a former IBM executive. Her younger sibling, Charlotta, is also a professional golfer. Throughout her childhood, Annika was involved in several sports, including tennis, soccer and skiing. However, at the age of 12 she started playing golf, and it was obviously the right decision, as she is still considered the world’s best ever female golfer.
Prior to turning pro, Annika Sörenstam played for the Swedish National Team between 1987 and 1992, and later enrolled at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Annika Sörenstam’s professional golf career officially began in 1992, and just a year later, she participated in three LPGA Tour events in which she won over $47,000, and was named the 1993 Rookie of the Year. These initial accomplishments provided the basis for Annika Sörenstam’s net worth, and have also helped Annika to establish herself in the world of female golf.
In the course of the next several years, Annika managed to rise to the very top of female golf. For over 10 years, between 1995 and 2006, she was the sovereign No. 1, and all the tournaments she won helped Annika Sörenstam to increase her overall net worth by millions of dollars.
In 2003, she wrote her name in the history of golf as the first woman to compete alongside men in an official PGA Tour event. Annika is also the record holder with eight Rolex Player of the Year awards in total. She was honored with the nickname Ms. 59, as the only female golfer to have broken 60 in an official event. Apart from all the titles that she won on the golf course, she was rewarded with a Patty Berg award for the contribution to women’s golf, and is an inductee into the World Golf Hall of Fame.
In 2008, Annika Sörenstam decided to step away from professional golf after judging by her respectable net worth, a very successful career. Although she is not competing any more, she is still in the world of golf – she is the founder of the ANNIKA brand, the business brand which include several companies such as ANNIKA Collection which provides high-end women’s golf apparel, ANNIKA Course Design – a golf course-designing company responsible for several golf resorts around the world, and the ANNIKA Academy. These successful business enterprises regularly contribute to Annika Sörenstam’s net worth.
Annika Sörenstam is also the protégé and the partner of several world top class companies and brands such as 3M, Callaway, AHEAD, Golfing World, Cutter & Buck, Lexus and Rolex. The revenues from these contracts add around $3 million to Annika Sörenstam’s net worth annually.
When it comes to her personal life, Annika Sörenstam was married to David Esch between 1997 and 2005. Since 2007, she has been married to Mike McGee, ANIKKA brand’s managing director, with whom she has a son and a daughter. With her family, Annika currently resides in Orlando, Florida, USA as she has a dual citizenship of Sweden and USA.
Annika Sörenstam is also the founder of ANNIKA Foundation, an organization with a mission to bring the children closer to a healthy living, active lifestyle and playing sports. Since 2014, the best female collegiate golfer is rewarded with the annual ANNIKA Award.
|Full Name||Annika Sörenstam|
|Net Worth||$40 Million|
|Date Of Birth||October 9, 1970|
|Place Of Birth||Bro, Stockholms län, Sweden|
|Profession||Professional golfer, Architect|
|Education||University of Arizona|
|Spouse||Mike McGee (m. 2009), David Esch (m. 1997–2005)|
|Children||Ava McGee, William McGee|
|Parents||Tom Sörenstam, Gunilla Sörenstam|
|Awards||Best Female Athlete ESPY Award, Laureus World Sports Award for Sportswoman of the Year, 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|
|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)|
|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".|
|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|
|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|
|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)|