ICYMI: Professional Golfer Annika Sörenstam & Son at 2023 PNC Championship

December 20, 2023
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I was walking pretty fast on 18 and he says, ‘Slow down, Mommy, I want to enjoy this moment.’

Professional golfer Annika Sörenstam, one of the top women golfers in history, describing what her 12-year-old son Will McGee said to her on the final hole of the 2023 PNC Championship they competed in as a team.

Big Picture: Over the weekend, Sörenstam and her son competed in the PNC Championship – described by the PNC Financial Group as a premier golf tournament featuring major champions and their family members.” The tournament dates back to 1995, and in 2019, Sörenstam – a 10-time Ladies Professional Golf Association major tournament champion – became the first woman to attend teaming up with her father (who attended this year’s tournament along with Sörenstam’s husband Mike McGee and 14-year-old daughter Ava).

After the event, Sörenstam’s son Will – the youngest player at the tournament – said, “It’s the best week of my year, and life … It’s so much fun being able to do it with her.”

Golf legend Tiger woods and his 14-year-old son were among those playing in the championship this year, along with the winner of the 2020 PNC Championship, Justin Thomas, who played with his father.

Read More: Golfer Annika Sörenstam’s 12-Year-Old Son Calls Parent-Kid Tournament ‘Best Week of My Year’ in Teary Interview (People)

Top Photo Credit: ANNIKA Foundation/PNC Championship

by Leah Grainery, based in Texas

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