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Annika Sorenstam through the years

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Annika Sorenstam announces her retirement from the LPGA Tour during a press conference at the Sybase Classic in Clifton, N.J. Sorenstam, who began her professional career in 1992, will retire at the conclusion of the 2008 season. (Rich Schultz / AP)
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Annika Sorenstam shot a closing 66 in the Michelob Ultra Open to break Karrie Webb’s tournament record by five shots with a 265 total for a seven-stroke victory in Williamsburg, Pa. (Hunter Martin / Getty Images)
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Annika Sorenstam gets a congratulatory kiss from fiance Mike McGee after winning the Michelob Ultra Open at the Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Va. Sorenstam shot a 5-under 66 for a total of 19-under for the tournament. (Rob Ostermaier / AP)
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Annika Sorenstam tied Suzann Pettersen for second place at the Kraft Nabisco Championship at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage. Lorena Ochoa won in a five-shot runaway with a four-round total of 11-under 277. (David Cannon / Getty Images)
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Annika Sorenstam walks off the 13th green with playing partner Aaron Barber, right, and her caddie Terry McNamara after making a birdie at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas. Sorenstam became the first woman to compete in a PGA Tour event in 58 years. (DAVID J. PHILLIP / AP)
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Annika Sorenstam holds the winner’s trophy at the Big Apple Classic at New Rochelle, N.Y. Sorenstam had a 7-under-par, 206, in the rain-shortened 54-hole tournament. (MARK LENNIHAN / AP)
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Sweden’s Annika Sorenstam shot a four-under-par 69 to win the Australian Ladies Masters championship in Gold Coast, Australia, by a record eight strokes over Jane Geddes of the United States. Sorenstam had a 72-hole total of 270, finishing at 22 under par--also a tournament record. (STEVE HOLLAND / AP)
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