November 1, 2008

Sorenstam Wins Playoff In China

A seven-under 65 and a playoff get Annika a Ladies European Tour title

It took two playoff holes for Annika to get her fourth win of the year.

It took two playoff holes for Annika to get her fourth win of the year.

SUZHOU, China (AP) -- Annika Sorenstam defeated Ye Liying in the second hole of a playoff Sunday at the Suzhou Taihu Ladies Open, giving the Swede her fourth title of the season.

Sorenstam, who is retiring from golf at the end of the season, shot a 7-under 65 to tie Ye at the end of regulation in the 54-hole Ladies European Tour event. Both finished on 13-under 203.

Sorenstam and Ye each birdied the first playoff hole, but Sorenstam claimed the second for the victory.