In a continued effort to communicate with her fans, Hall of Fame golfer Annika Sorenstam will begin a series of webcasts to offer tips, discuss her current projects and answer fan questions. The webcasts will allow fans to learn more about the legendary golfer and emerging businesswoman and philanthropist. The first webcast will be held on Thursday, June 9 at 4:00 p.m. EST. Fans can visit www.annikasorenstam.com to sign up for Annika’s monthly newsletter and receive an invitation for Annika’s first webcast.
“I am excited to be starting the webcasts,” Annika said. “This is a way for me to continue to share my passions with my fans. I am looking forward to the live interaction that the webcasts will offer.”
Taking place every four to six weeks, the webcasts will each cover a different subject of discussion based on the ANNIKA brand of businesses. Topics will include golf tips and club fitting from the ANNIKA Academy; fitness and nutrition with the ANNIKA Foundation; course design; and her other business ventures. Annika will be joined by a different member of her team that will offer their expertise and share tips and stories.
The first webcast will focus on golf instruction with Annika and her sister, and LPGA winner and Director of Golf Operations at ANNIKA Academy, Charlotta Sorenstam. The discussion will include their teaching philosophies, the integration between golf and fitness and how to play to your strengths.
Annika is the greatest female golfer of our generation and often regarded as the best of all-time. During her 15-year Hall of Fame career, she rewrote the LPGA and Ladies European Tour record books, won countless awards and changed the way women’s golf was played, viewed, and covered. She amassed 89 worldwide professional victories, including 72 LPGA wins, ten of which are Major Championships. Annika stepped away from professional golf after the 2008 season to focus on her family and the ANNIKA brand of businesses, including the ANNIKA Academy, ANNIKA Financial Group, ANNIKA Course Design, the ANNIKA Collection of apparel with Cutter & Buck, signature high-end wines with Wente Vineyards and an online retail shop, shopannika.com. In 2007, Annika created the ANNIKA Foundation as a way to teach children the importance of living a healthy, active lifestyle through fitness and nutrition, and offer aspiring junior golfers opportunities to pursue their dreams. In 2008, Annika joined Arnold Palmer as only the second Ambassador of the United States Golf Association, and in 2009, along with Jack Nicklaus, she was named a Global Ambassador by the International Golf Federation and aided in the successful bid for golf in the 2016 Olympic Games. Annika will serve as a vice-captain for The 2011 European Solheim Cup Team at Killeen Castle in County Meath, Ireland, Sept. 23-25. More information can be found at www.annikasorenstam.com.