Karrie Off to Flying Start:
Karrie Webb is off to a great start on the Ladies European Tour. The Australian captured her national open last week in a playoff over Ji-Yai Shin at Kingston Heath. Its somewhat dj vu for the seven-time major winner, who rattled off wins at the MFS Australian Open and the ANZ Ladies Masters, where she beat none other than Ji-Yai Shin by two shots, to begin the 2007 LET schedule. Problem was for Karrie she didnt continue the winning streak on the LPGA Tour, failing to take a title after having nabbed five in 2006. This week Webb returns to Royal Pines for the ANZ, but heavy rain is causing major problems with the course closed for practice rounds.
Next week the focus in the womens game will switch to the LPGA Tour for the SBS Open at Turtle Bay with Annika Sorenstam making a rare appearance in the Pacific. I was out at Reunion last week for a story with Annika, and watched her hit balls on the range for a little while. Let me tell you, if she keeps hitting like that then watch out. Im going to stick my neck out and say as long as she stays healthy, Sorenstam will capture a major this season.
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