Whew! It’s good to be home! I have been everywhere from Phoenix to Vail, to Lake Tahoe to Palm Springs over the last three weeks but there is nothing like being home. I try to keep the majority of my trips much shorter these days so this latest excursion was certainly not the norm. That said, it was wonderful that the family could join me to make new memories together.
After a brief time in Phoenix for a corporate outing with ADP, Mike met me in Vail for some skiing at the Korbel American Ski Classic. This was our first time in Vail and I hope it won’t be the last! Read more →
Award will recognize LPGA player who performs the best in all five Major Championships
(RANCHO MIRAGE, CALIFORNIA, April 2, 2014) – Annika Sorenstam, a golf legend synonymous with major championship excellence, will now have her name attached to an award honoring the LPGA’s best major performer each season. The LPGA and Rolex announced the new Rolex ANNIKA Major Award at a press conference on the eve of the 2014 season’s first major, the Kraft Nabisco Championship.
“Our goal with everything we do is to elevate women’s golf and the LPGA,” said LPGA Commissioner Michael Whan. “The major championships are the biggest stage we have and we’re proud to partner with Rolex and Annika to create this award which will celebrate the accomplishments of the year’s top major performer, now and in years to come. And who better than Annika Sorenstam to represent the best in performances, at the biggest events.” Read more →
“The ANNIKA Hour” debuts April 2, week of LPGA’s Kraft Nabisco Championship
NEW YORK – March XX, 2014 – SiriusXM announced today that World Golf Hall of Fame member Annika Sörenstam will host an exclusive new radio series on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio (XM channel 93, Sirius channel 208).
The ANNIKA Hour will debut Wednesday, April 2 (1:00 pm ET/10:00 am PT), the week of the LPGA’s first major tournament, the Kraft Nabisco Championship, which Annika won three times. On the series, which will air monthly through the 2014 season, Annika and her co-host, Golf Digest Senior Writer Ron Sirak, will take calls from listeners around the country, discuss her experiences in golf and business, provide instructional tips, and look at today’s game and players on the men’s and women’s tours.
“I’m really looking forward to sharing my thoughts about the game with fans while also giving them a glimpse into my day-to-day routine since stepping away from competitive golf in 2008,” says Annika. “Today’s professional tours, fitness and nutrition, golf for juniors, swing tips and the business of golf are just some of the areas Ron and I will tackle on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio.” Read more →
Orlando (March 23, 2014) – The World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum will introduce a new process for individuals to be inducted beginning with the Class of 2015, in an announcement made today by PGA TOUR Commissioner and chairman of the World Golf Foundation Board of Directors Tim Finchem. The changes are the result of an extensive review of the Ballot and Nomination process announced last fall. The review included an evaluation of the ballot system and voting body, along with criteria such as tournament victories and age, and the changing dynamics of the game and its constituents.
The Induction process will now be governed by a Selection Commission made up of 16 individuals who will be responsible for electing candidates into the Hall of Fame, with each Inductee needing at least 75 percent of the vote to gain entry. The Selection Commission will be Co-Chaired by Hall of Fame members Nancy Lopez, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, and Annika Sorenstam and will include the members of the World Golf Foundation Board of Directors and a mix of institutional and at-large seats. Lopez, Palmer and Player were on hand for today’s announcement, while Sorenstam participated via teleconference. Read more →
I’m participating in the 2014 Korbel American Ski Classic in Vail, Colorado today. Before my race I was able to take a ski lesson with one of my sports heros, Patrik Jaerbyn. Mike and I are here and we’re having such a great time. I’m happy to be hitting the slopes and spending some quality time with my hubby!
Gravadlax, cured salmon, is a traditional Swedish dish. Annika has been making gravadlax and sharing this dish with her family since she can remember. Like most Swedish dishes, gravadlax is simple to make, fresh, light, and elegant. Watch the video above to see how Annika prepares her gravadlax and then try this recipe with your […]