Annika Sorenstam, Mia Hamm square-off in celebrity golf match Feb. 19′

January 5, 2010

Event to kick-off ‘ANNIKA Experience at WaterSound’

Local Junior Golfers to Play with International Sports Icons at Innovative Origins Golf Club

The ANNIKA Foundation and St. Joe Company (NYSE: JOE) announce international sports icons Annika Sorenstam and Mia Hamm will square-off in a celebrity golf match at Origins Golf Club on Friday, February 19, 2010 at 9:30 a.m. to kick-off the “ANNIKA Experience at WaterSound,” a two-day celebration of active lifestyles and wellness education to benefit the ANNIKA Foundation and local charities.

Annika, a member of both the World Golf and LPGA Halls of Fame and widely regarded as the greatest female golfer of all-time, and Mia, elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame in 1997 and a three-time Olympic medalist and two-time World Cup champion, will play a 10-hole match on Origins’ par-3 configuration (course description below). They will be joined by a team of 20 local junior golfers – 10 boys and 10 girls – who will each play a hole with the star pairing.
Friday, February 19
Location: Origins/WaterSound
– Annika and Celebrity Golf Clinic – 8:30 am to 9:30 am
– Annika vs. Mia Golf Match – 9:30 am to 11:30 am
– Meet Annika and Celebrity Luncheon – 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
(Village Commons)
– Soccer Skills Competition – 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Saturday, February 20
Location: Camp Creek Golf Club
– ANNIKA Foundation Kid’s Fitness Clinic – 9 am to 10 am
– ANNIKA Golf Tournament – 10 am to 2:30 pm
– Awards Ceremony – 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Saturday, February 20
Location: WaterColor
– VIP Reception at Chan’s Wine World in WC – 5 pm to 6 pm
– Food & Wine Reception at Fish Out of Water – 6 pm to 8 pm

Weekend Packages are available at WaterColor Inn & Resort and WaterSound Beach! For more information call 866.426.2656.