Sorenstam engagement 'a lovely surprise'
 
Aug. 25, 2007

ORLANDO, Fla. -- LPGA Hall of Fame golfer Annika Sorenstam and her boyfriend of two years, Mike McGee, were engaged on Saturday morning at their home in Orlando. They announced the news on Annika's website, www.annikasorenstam.com .

"What a lovely surprise!" Sorenstam said. "I'm as happy as I can be."

McGee added, "I've been carrying the ring around for a week, and it just seemed like the right time this morning. She was relaxing peacefully at home with her cats and I know that's when she is most content."

No plans have been made yet for a wedding date.

McGee, the son of former PGA TOUR golfer Jerry McGee, has served as Managing Director for the ANNIKA brand of businesses since Dec. 2006, when he relocated toOrlando .

Sorenstam's prestigious list of accomplishments includes her 2003 induction into the LPGA Hall of Fame and the World Golf Hall of Fame, 10 Major Championships, 85 worldwide professional victories, eight LPGA Player of the Year Awards, and participation on seven Solheim Cup teams. She has worked hard on her off-the-course businesses, which include the ANNIKA Academy , the ANNIKA Foundation, the ANNIKA Collection with Cutter & Buck, numerous golf course design projects, tournaments she hosts on both the LPGA and Ladies European Tours and her website.