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Annika Sorenstam

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  • Teenager Ko handles growing success, celebrity leading to Kingsmill week

    Teenager Ko handles growing success, celebrity leading to Kingsmill week
    WILLIAMSBURG — Lydia Ko's cell phone rang the other day, from an unknown number. The New Zealand teenager thought about letting it go to voicemail, but decided to answer. On the other end was countryman and professional golfer Michael Campbell,...
  • Tseng seeks career resurgence after strong first two rounds at Kingsmill Championship

     Tseng seeks career resurgence after strong first two rounds at Kingsmill Championship
    WILLIAMSBURG — After spending 109 weeks as the top women's golfer in the world, getting used to the view from anywhere other than No. 1 has been a chore for Yani Tseng. It's been more than a year since Tseng was considered the best on the planet....
  • 'Influential' Lydia Ko set to bring precocious game to Kingsmill Championship

    'Influential' Lydia Ko set to bring precocious game to Kingsmill Championship
    Lydia Ko turned 17 last week, banked 270 large and was feted by Time magazine along with Pope Francis, Rand Paul, Beyonce, Hillary Clinton, Pharrell Williams, Angela Merkel and Matthew McConaughey. Good luck with an encore there, ey? "It's just a...
  • Strong field awaits defending champ, new mom Cristie Kerr at LPGA Kingsmill Championship

    WILLIAMSBURG — The LPGA Tour has produced beaucoup drama at Kingsmill, from Annika Sorenstam’s farewell victory in 2008 to a record nine-hole, two-day playoff in 2012 between Jiyai Shin and Paula Creamer. As if that doesn’t set the...
  • Thirty-year vacation produces myriad memories

    Thirty-year vacation produces myriad memories
    During a media session prior to the February 2009 Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin pointed at me and said, "You owe me for getting you a week's vacation in Tampa." Tomlin was right. Sort of....
  • Top 10 stories: Change the watchword for sports in 2013

    Top 10 stories: Change the watchword for sports in 2013
    Change filled the sporting landscape in 2013. Some was gradual and incremental, some sudden and profound. Familiar faces were gone, familiar schedules and relationships transformed perhaps for good. How well people and organizations adapt and adjust set...
  • Serena Williams selected female athlete of year by Associated Press

    Serena Williams selected female athlete of year by Associated Press
    Serena Williams nearly owned women's tennis in 2013, and the Associated Press took notice by selecting her the female athlete of the year for the third time in her storied career. Williams has won the award three times, tying golfer Annika Sorenstam and...
  • Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose is out indefinitely

    Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose is out indefinitely because of torn cartilage in his right knee that will require surgery, team officials said Saturday. The former NBA most valuable player had an MRI exam in Los Angeles on Saturday and was...
  • Four-year agreement means LPGA tournament will stay at Kingsmill through 2017

    Four-year agreement means LPGA tournament will stay at Kingsmill through 2017
    The LPGA’s Kingsmill Championship is secure for another four years, the resort’s owner and the tour announced Tuesday, answering persistent questions about the future of women’s professional golf in Williamsburg. Kingsmill has hosted...
  • LPGA set to return to Kingsmill

    LPGA set to return to Kingsmill
    Women’s professional golf is set to return to Kingsmill in 2014 and beyond. The Williamsburg property’s two-year contract with the LPGA expired after May’s Kingsmill Championship as tournament organizers, per a directive from the...
  • Tee up to Florida's golf resorts

    Tee up to Florida's golf resorts
    Florida is a golfer's playground with all manner of facilities and amenities to satisfy the most avid aficionados. Orlando alone has more than 170 courses and golf resorts, 20-plus golf academies, and some of the world's most prestigious tournaments. If...
  • Orange PE teachers train with golfer Annika Sorenstam

     
    A group of 20 kindergarten to sixth-grade Orange County physical education teachers took part in training with Hall of Fame golfer Annika Sorenstam in December. A grant from Sorenstam's ANNIKA Foundation paid for the new program the teachers were...