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Michelle Wie

Michelle Wie
Wie at the 2009 LPGA Championship
Personal information
NameMichelle Wie
Full nameMichelle Sung Wie (Korea Name : Wie Sung-Mi)
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
NationalityUnited States
ResidenceChampions Gate, Florida
Career
CollegeStanford University
(ineligible for golf team)
Turned professional2005
Current toursLPGA Tour (joined 2009)
Professional wins2
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour2
LPGA Tour2
Best results in Major Championships
U.S. OpenT3: 2006
The Open ChampionshipT3: 2006
PGA Championship2nd: 2005
Kraft Nabisco C'shipT3: 2006
LPGA Championship2nd: 2005
U.S. Women's OpenT3: 2006
Women's British OpenT3: 2005
Achievements and awards
Laureus World
Newcomer of the Year
2004

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Michelle Sung Wie (c-eniconˈwiː; Korean: Wie Seong-mi Hangul: 위성미 Hanja: ; born October 11, 1989) is an American professional golfer who plays on the LPGA Tour. At age 10, she became the youngest player to qualify for a USGA amateur championship. Wie would also become the youngest winner of the U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links and the youngest to qualify for a LPGA Tour event. Wie turned professional shortly before her 16th birthday in 2005, accompanied by an enormous amount of hype and endorsements.


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