Annika Sörenstam Expecting First Child

03/19/2009 at 03:00 PM ET
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Annika Sörenstam has certainly been making the most of her time off! Retiring from professional golf in December, the 38-year-old tied the knot in January and — in a blog on her personal website today — has announced that she’s pregnant.

“[My husband] Mike [McGee] and I are very pleased to announce that we expecting our first child,” she writes. “We have had a lot of exciting changes in the past few months, and adding a new addition to our family later this fall will certainly be at the top of that list. We are absolutely thrilled and look forward to this new chapter of our lives! We appreciate the love and support that we have received from our family, friends, and of course my fans.”

Before stepping away from the sport, Annika won 90 professional tournaments and holds multiple all-time scoring records.

Source: Annika Sörenstam

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danda_lion on

Congrats to her and Mike! I figured she might eager to get pregnant once she retired from the pro tour.

M on

I have absolutely no idea who she is as I don’t follow golf but congratulations to her and her husband.

finallyhowitwork on

Congratulation to you and your husband.

natalie on

being the daughter of a swedish father, i know who she is very well and i am really happy for her. so, annika, congratulations! i wonder if she’ll raise her baby in sweden or in the us (my bets are on the latter though :P)

Marie on

Grattis (Congratulations) Annika!

Hea on

Grattis Annika och make!🙂

morgan on

my family and I are big fans of you and we just wanted to congratulate you on have your first child!

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