Annika Sorenstam Promotes Golf for a New Generation

By Matt Swenson, April 12, 2019

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 10 years since Annika Sorenstam hung up her golf clubs for the last time as a professional. Now, she is one of the sport’s great ambassadors. Connect Sports Editorial Direction Matt Swenson caught up with Sorenstam during Masters week. She discusses the ANNIKA Foundation, which is a global youth events series, the state of women’s golf and the popularity of off-course venues like Topgolf. We start the conversation with what it’s like to be described as the greatest women’s golfer of all time.

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