How many LPGA Player of the Year awards has Annika Sorenstam won?

Category: Women’s Golf
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Clue

She holds the record for the most wins of this award.

Answer

Annika has won eight Player of the Year awards.

More about Annika Sorenstam

  • Annika won the LPGA Rookie of the year award in 1994. She won the Player of the Year award the very next year in 1995 and went on to win eight in the eleven years between 1995 and 2005.
  • She also won the Vare Trophy for low scoring average six times during the same period.
  • Annika is the only women golfer to date to shoot a 59 in professional competition.
  • She has 90 international wins as a professional including 10 majors and 72 LPGA tournaments.
  • Watch highlights of Annika winning her 3rd US Women’s Open title in a playoff with Pat Hurst.
  • In the fascinating video below Annika talks us through her round of 59. Watch for the release of energy near the end of the video after she has holed out for 59.