Bank of America's Annika Bonanza

Golfer Annika Sorenstam's entry into the Colonial golf tournament could be worth $18 million in publicity for its sponsor

As the Bank of America (BAC ) Colonial golf tourney got set to open in Fort Worth on May 22, nobody could say how high Annika Sorenstam might climb on the leaderboard or how low male golfers might feel if they were outshot by the interloper from the ladies' tour. One thing was clear as a North Texas sunrise, though: The only winner bigger than the gender-bending Sorenstam would be title sponsor Bank of America.

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