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Hickok SportsThoughts

Sports historian and author Ralph Hickok of www.hickoksports.com sometimes meanders on about current happenings in sports and sometimes looks back in languor.

Monday, March 28, 2005

Some Day She Might Be Really Good

All of the Western world was focused on NCAA basketball over the weekend while Annika Sorenstam was demolishing the rest of the field in the Nabisco Championship. Sorenstam shot a 273, 15 under par, and won by eight strokes.
It was her 59th LPGA win, her fifth in a row, her seventh in the last nine tournaments she entered, and her eighth major championship. Sorenstam played the last 39 holes over the Dinah Shore Tournament Course at Mission Hills Country Club without a bogey and it's now been 10 months since the last time she was over par for a round.
Here's the scarey part: She doesn't think she's at her best yet.
"I feel I'm starting to reach my peak and I want to get there,'' she said after yesterday's win. "That's what keeps me going every day.''