Annika Sörenstam – American-Swedish Professional Golfer

Published Date   16th May. 2019, 11:42 am
Annika Sörenstam – American-Swedish Professional Golfer
Quick Info
Birth Name: Annika Sörenstam
Birth Place: Bro, Stockholm County, Sweden
Birth Sign: Libra
Father: Tom Sörenstam
Mother: Gunilla Sörenstam
Spouse: Mike McGee
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Blonde
Date of Birth: 09/10/1970
Age: 53 years old
Nationality: American/Sweden
Net Worth: $40 million
Children: Ava Madelyn McGee and William Nicholas McGee

Annika Sörenstam was born on 9th October of 1970 in Bro, Stockholm County, Sweden.  She is a Swedish born American former professional golfer and is popularly known as one of the best female golfers in history. She is also famous as the founder of ANNIKA Business brand.

Annika Sörenstam’s net worth is $40 million. She was born to father Tom Sörenstam and mother Gunilla Sörenstam. She has a younger sister named Charlotta Sörenstam. Annika is married to Mike McGee and has two children Madelyn McGee and William Nicholas McGee. She was also previously married to her ex-husband David Esch.

Talking about professional golfers, Paige Spiranac and Michelle Wie are also some of the top professional golfers.

Net Worth and Earnings

Annika Sörenstam’s net worth is $40 million. She has managed to amass such wealth throughout her career as a professional golfer. She is also an entrepreneur and has her own brand named ANNIKA.

Annika Sörenstam

Annika Sörenstam is a former professional golfer with a net worth of $40 million. Picture source: Getty Images. 

Annika Sörenstam was an all-around sportsgirl. She used to play tennis, soccer and loved skiing. Later at the age of 12, she switched to golf and won several junior tournaments. After that, Annika played amateur and national tournament. In 1992, she began her professional career and played three LPGA tour reportedly earning more than $47,000. She made her first professional win in 1994, Holden Women’s Australian Open on the ALPG Tour.

At the end of 2008, the talented Annika retired from her professional golfing career. As of now, Sörenstam has won 90 International tournaments and 72 official LPGA tournament. According to Forbes, she is one of the top-earning female athletes with career prize money of $22.6 million.  Like her, Paula Creamer is also a top-earning female golfer having a net worth of $10 million. Professional golfer Annika Sörenstam

Annika Sörenstam has won 90 International tournaments throughout her career. Picture source: Zimbio.

Other ventures

Annika Sörenstam is also an entrepreneur and has her own business brand named ANNIKA. She has worked on various projects like combine golf, fitness, and charitable under the ANNIKA brand. She has undertaken numerous golf course design projects and has completed  Mission Hills Golf Club in Shenzen, China.

Sörenstam also has a golf academy under ANNIKA named the ANNIKA Academy. Othe branches of ANNIKA business include a clothing line with Cutter & Buck. ANNIKA has also partnership with Wente Vineyards to produce limited label wine. She must have earned a huge amount of money through her business ventures. Founder of ANNIKA business brand

Annika Sörenstam is the founder of ANNIKA business brand. Picture Source: Golf WRX.

Family and Relationship

Annika Sörenstam was born to father Tom Sörenstam and mother Gunilla Sörenstam. She was born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden and later moved to Tucson, Arizona, US. Her father is a retired IBM executive and mother worked in a Bank. She grew up along with her younger sister named Charlotta Sörenstam who is also a professional golfer and currently coaches at Annika’s golf academy.

Talking about Annika Sörenstam’s relationship status, She is married to her husband Mike McGee. The couple tied their wedding knot on 10th January of 2009 at Lake Nona Golf and Country Club in Orlando. Mike McGee is the managing director for the ANNIKA and son of former PGA Tour and Champions Tour player Jerry McGee. The couple is blessed with two children Ava Madelyn McGee who was born on 1st September of 2009 and William Nicholas McGee born on 21st march of 2011.

Annika Sörenstam's husband and chidlren

Annika Sörenstam along with husband and children. Picture source: The Ringer.

Annika Sörenstam was previously married to her ex-husband David Esch. She first met her former husband in 1994 on the driving extent at Moon Valley Country Club, Phoenix, Arizona. She was an LPGA new kid on the block rehearsing for a competition. They exchanged their wedding vows on 4th January of 1997. However, their relationship couldn’t last long and got separated in 2005.

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