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Annika SöRenstam

Swing out sisters

It's been said that golf is an acronym for 'gentlemen only, ladies forbidden', but perhaps a more appropriate modern acronym would be 'girls onrushing, lads forewarned'.

Friday, 16 March, 2012, 12:00am

Swing out sisters

It's been said that golf is an acronym for 'gentlemen only, ladies forbidden', but perhaps a more appropriate modern acronym would be 'girls onrushing, lads forewarned'.

16 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Big plans for China LPGA Tour

The China LPGA Tour will start next year with the aim to stage 20 tournaments annually within five years, the China Golf Association (CGA) has announced. Eight events, starting in April or May, are tentatively scheduled for next year. They will incorporate the four existing Orient Masters Tour events and culminate in the fourth edition of the season-ending China Ladies Open.

20 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Sorenstam eyes farewell win

In the twilight of her illustrious career, Annika Sorenstam has her sights set on a farewell victory at the US$1.8 million Grand China Air LPGA, the first official LPGA tournament in China that gets under way at the Hainan West Coast Golf Club in Haikou today. Sorenstam (pictured) comes to China as part of her final season before 'stepping away' from competitive golf.

24 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Sorenstam sets up Singapore showdown with Ochoa

Annika Sorenstam put her money where her mouth is, winning the LPGA's season-opening SBS Open to add credibility to her stated goal of challenging Lorena Ochoa's world number-one status.

18 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Breaking the grass ceiling

WHEN PEONY CHOI Kai-ping established Hong Kong's first Chinese-language golf publication in 1994, the media professional had barely stepped on a fairway. Advertising clients were constantly asking her how she could run the monthly Golf Digest and not play the game herself. 'I couldn't stand it after a few months,' she says of her clients' constant jibes.

22 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Perrot and Han a major boost to Lexus Cup

Chile sensation Nicole Perrot, who scored a breakthrough win on the LPGA Tour at last weekend's Longs Drugs Challenge in California, is the latest inclusion to the Lexus Cup, which pits 12 international players against 12 leading players from Asia.

13 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Sports Quiz

1. Which Real Madrid striker, on loan at Monaco, scored against the club in midweek?

2. Which Venezuelan player who beat Martina Navratilova in the American's first singles event in 10 years?

3. Which sports body this week agreed to adhere to the World Anti-Doping Agency's code?

11 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

Sports Quiz

1. Before Annika Sorenstam, who was the last women to play on the PGA Tour in 1945?

2. What sport did Dick Fosbury make famous?

3. Who said, 'Golf is a good walk spoiled'?

4. Hong Kong won four gold medals at last year's Asian Games. What sports were they?

5. Against which bowler did Viv Richards hit six sixes?

25 May 2003 - 12:00am