It appears when you've accomplished all that you can in your career, hanging up the spikes isn't a bad idea.
Annika Sorenstam, in her 15th season on tour, has decided that this week's Womens British Open will be her last hooray, and after the 37-year-old will ride off into the sunset as the best and most successful golfer ever of her gender.
She's won 10 majors, including the British in 2003, and said the main reason for the departure is to spend more time with her family. (Side note: what a loser...people play golf to get AWAY from their families...hasn't anyone told her this yet?)
“I want to start the next chapter in my life and we’ll see what happens,” she said. “If I get the urge, then I know I can come back.
I'm sure we'll see Annika again, but for now, this will be our last chance to catch her in a major championship. As much as I seem to dog women's sports, Sorenstam is one of my favorite people to watch play. Her swing is so repetitive it's disgusting and she is still confident with the putter at age 37.
Not to scare anyone, but Tiger is 32, and if he gets
Paging Anthony Kim.