Annika Sorenstam was the first woman to shoot 59 on the LPGA Tour. When and where did it happen?

Category: Champions of the Game
Annika Sorenstam scored an incredible 59

Clue

It happened a while ago in the US

Answer

On March 16, 2001 Annika Sorenstam scored an incredible 59 in the second round of the Standard Register Ping at Moon Valley in Phoenix, Arizona.

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So far this is the only sub-60 round in LPGA Tour history.

Annika Sorenstam won the tournament with a total score of -27. Runner up was Se Ri Pak at -25.

Nearly two years later Meg Mallon had the chance to equal this record with a birdie on her final hole, a par 3, in the second round of the 2003 Welch’s-Fry’s Classic in Arizona.

Meg missed the birdie putt and played par for the first round of 60 in the history of the LPGA.

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