After becoming the first LPGA player to shoot 59, Annika Sorenstam also became the first woman in 58 years to play on the PGA Tour, at the 2003 Bank of America Colonial.
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The Stat Sheet
•BORN: October 9, 1970.
•BIRTH PLACE: Stockholm, Sweden
•RESIDENCE: Incline Village, Nevada
•CAREER LPGA TOUR WINS:66 (through 2005).
•AMAZING STATS: Annika Sorenstam joined Al Geiberger, Chip Beck, and David Duval as players who have shot 59 in tournament play. She also set or tied six LPGA records with her second-round 59 at the Standard Register PING in March of 2001. Annika also won 11 LPGA tournaments in 2002, joining Mickey Wright as the only players to win 11 tournaments in one season. In addition to her historic PGA Tour appearance in 2003, Annika set or tied a total of 22 LPGA records that season.