Wednesday, May 14
Ochoa to Chair Sorenstam Retirement Party Committee
Lorena runs a few retirement party ideas by Annika.
ACCORDING TO SOURCES, Lorena Ochoa, despite a heavy on- and off-course schedule, will oversee the retirement party of Annika Sorenstam. The news comes on the heels of yesterday’s blockbuster retirement announcement by Sorenstam.
“I feel strongly about giving back to my game, I mean, the game,” Ochoa said. “I’m anxious to give Annika the sendoff she deserves.”
While some are openly wondering why Annika will retire this season –- especially after three early-season wins –- Lorena isn’t one of them.
“I’ve always respected Annika’s decision-making on the golf course. I have no doubt that she’s also making the right call in this situation. She has my full support.”
However, there is a potential scheduling conflict. Ochoa would like to schedule the retirement party for June 9, two weeks before the U.S. Women’s Open. Yet Sorenstam has already said she plans to finish the 2008 LPGA season.
In related news, Paula Creamer will reportedly chair the decorations subcommittee.
-The Armchair Golfer
(This is an ARMCHAIR GOLF spoof.)