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Official World Golf Ranking: 589
Born: Wed,Oct 11,1989 - Honolulu, Hawaii
Age: 33y 7m 27d, Nationality: USA
Height: 6'0
Home: Jupiter, Fla.
College: Stanford University
Turned Pro: 2005, Joined LPGA: 2009
Notes: Started playing golf at age 4. Credits her parents for influencing her the most in her career. When she is not playing golf, Wie has several interests including art, writing, baking and social media. She also likes shopping, listening to music, hanging out with friends and finding funny clips on YouTube. Graduated from Stanford University with a degree in communications. Burst onto the national scene as a 10-year-old by becoming the youngest qualifier for a USGA women's...

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Michelle Wie West

Started playing golf at age 4. Credits her parents for influencing her the most in her career. When she is not playing golf, Wie has several interests including art, writing, baking and social media. She also likes shopping, listening to music, hanging out with friends and finding funny clips on YouTube. Graduated from Stanford University with a degree in communications.
Burst onto the national scene as a 10-year-old by becoming the youngest qualifier for a USGA women's amateur competition, making the field of the 2000 U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links Championship. Advanced to match play, where she lost to Cindy Lee, of Malaysia, in the first round, 3 and 2. Won the 2003 U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links title, defeating Duke University All-America Virada Nirapathpongporn in the final, 1 up. Lost the 2004 WAPL final to Yani Tseng.
In her home state, won the 2002 Hawaiian State Open, and the 2001 and 2002 Hawaii State Junior Golf Association Tournament of Champions. Semifinalist in the 2002 WAPL. At age 12, became the youngest to qualify for a LPGA Tour event, shooting 83 to get into the 2002 Takefuji Classic in Hawaii. At 2003 Kraft Nabisco Championship, played in the final group on Sunday and T-9th. A year later, finished in a T-4th in the Kraft Nabisco Championship, the best finish by an amateur in the event. Honored as the 2004 Laureus Newcomer of the Year. Missed the cut by one stroke in the 2004 Sony Open in Hawaii, a PGA Tour event. Shared low amateur honors with Paula Creamer (T-13th) in the 2004 U.S. Women's Open at The Orchards after getting a special exemption into the field. Started the 2005 season by finishing second in the LPGA Tour's SBS Open at Turtle Bay in Hawaii. That June, she placed second behind Annika Sorenstam in the McDonald's LPGA Championship. Became the first female to qualify for the U.S. Amateur Public Links, and advanced to the quarterfinals of match play before falling to eventual champion Clay Ogden, 5 and 4. Was tied for the lead entering the final round of the 2005 U.S. Women's Open, but shot a final-round 82 to finish T-23rd.
In 2005, turned professional but was disqualified from her first event after taking an incorrect drop in the third round of the Samsung World Championship and signing an incorrect scorecard. She would have finished fourth without the mishap. Became second woman (behind Se Ri Pak) to make the cut in the SK Telecom Open, a professional men's event in Korea.
In 2006, best finish was a T-2nd in the Evian Masters. Recorded five additional top-5 finishes: third place in the Fields Open in Hawaii, T-3rd in both the Kraft Nabisco Championship and U.S. Women's Open, and a T-5th in both the McDonald's LPGA Championship and HSBC Women's World Match Play Championship.
In 2007, injured wrist while running in January and was sidelined all of the spring season. Injury came after she played in the PGA Tour's Sony Open in Hawaii, where she missed the cut. Best finish of the year came in her last event, Samsung World, finishing 19th.
In 2008, recorded a sixth-place finish in the HypoVereinsbank Ladies German Open on the Ladies European Tour; T-12th in the CN Canadian Women's Open. She finished T-7th in the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn Priority List Category 11 for the 2009 LPGA season.
In 2009, became a first-time winner, in the Lorena Ochoa Invitational, became the second LPGA Tour rookie to qualify for the Solheim Cup, as a captain's pick, after only one season in which to earn points. Was the youngest member of the team at the age of 19 and led the team with a 3-0-1 record.
In 2010, won the CN Canadian Women's Open, her second LPGA Tour victory. Finished second in the P&G NW Arkansas Championship, third in the Tres Marias Championship, T-5th in the Sybase Match Play Championship, and T-6th in the Kia Classic.
In 2011, recorded seven top-10 finishes, including second in the Honda LPGA Thailand, T-2nd in the CN Canadian Women's Open, sixth in the Kraft Nabisco Championship, where she crossed the $2 million mark in career earnings, T-6th in the CME Group Titleholders, T-7th in the Kia Classic and T-9th in the Sybase Match Play Championship and the Lorena Ochoa Invitational. Competed on her second U.S. Solheim Cup Team with a 1-3-0 record.
2012 Notes: Played in 23 events, 13 cuts made, $158,546 (64th on the Tour money list). One top-10 finish; recording season-best T-8th in the Safeway Classic. Ended the year ranked fourth on the Tour in driving distance with a 268-yard average.
2013 Notes: Played in 26 events, making the cut in 19 to finish 41st on the Tour money list. Had four top-10 finishes, including a season-best T-3rd in the LPGA KEB HanaBank Championship. Ranked 10th on the Tour in sand saves and competed on her third U.S. Solheim Cup Team, posting a record of 2-2-0.
2014 Notes: She was fourth on the money list with $1,924,796 and third in CME points with 19 cuts made in 23 starts, including wins in the Lotte Championship and the U.S. Women's Open. She was second in the ANA Inspiration, three shots back of winner Lexi Thompson. Wie was tied with Thompson after 54 holes, but shot a final-round 71 (to Thompson's 68) to finish second. She won the LOTTE Championship by two shots over Angela Stanford for her third LPGA title and her first in 3 1/2 years. Wie shot a final-round 67 in her home state of Hawaii for her first LPGA victory on American soil. She won the U.S. Women's Open at Pinehurst No. 2 for her first major championship. She shared the lead with Amy Yang after 54 holes and shot 70 Sunday to finish at 2-under 278, two shots better than Stacy Lewis. Wie said she got help from the yardage books of Rickie Fowler and Keegan Bradley, who played Pinehurst the week before in the U.S. Open. Bradley and Fowler are Wie's neighbors in South Florida. One week after the U.S. Women's Open, she held the lead entering the final round of the NW Arkansas Championship, but shot 73 Sunday to finish T-8th, four back of winner Stacy Lewis. She was sidelined in August with a stress reaction in a bone of the index finger on her right hand. She withdrew from the Meijer Classic during the first round and skipped the LPGA Championship. She tried to play the Evian Championship, but withdrew on the 13th hole in first round. She returned to play a full tournament in the KEB Hana Bank Championship in October and finished T-5th. She won the inaugural Annika Major Award, given to the player with the best season-long performance in the major championships, thanks to her win at Pinehurst and her runner-up in the Kraft.
2015 Notes: Made 18 cuts in 24 starts and finished 49th on the money list. Did not have a top-10 finish, her best showing an 11th at the U.S. Women's Open. Hampered by illness and injury, having suffered from strep throat and a sinus infection early in the year and later a left hip injury. She was named to the U.S. Solheim Cup team for the fourth time and was 1-2-0 in the Matches.
2016 Notes: Played in 25 LPGA events, making 13 cuts. Best finish T-10th at the Blue Bay LPGA her only top-10 of the year. Finished 105th on the money list with $76,109 and was 115th in CME points.
2017 Notes: Played in 24 LPGA events, making 21 cuts. She was the 54-hole leader at the HSBC Women's Champions after three rounds. She shot 72 Sunday to finish T-4th, five shots back of winner Inbee Park. She was 6th at the ANA Inspiration and was the co-leader after an opening round 67. She was 4th at the Lorena Ochoa Match Play, losing the consolation match to Mi Jung Hur. Wie was 4-up at the turn, but Hur rallied to tie, and won with a birdie on the 22nd hole. She had three straight top-5 finishes in June. She began her streak with a T-3rd at the ShopRite Classic, four back of winner In-Kyung Kim. She was T-2nd in her next start at the Meijer Classic, finishing two back of winner Brooke Henderson. Finally, she was T-4th at the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship after a final-round 64. Was T-3rd a the Ricoh Women's British Open, five shots back of winner In-Kyung Kim. After that played in the Canadian Pacific Women's Open and was forced to withdraw after three rounds with appendicitis. She had her appendix removed at an Ottawa hospital. Had her eighth top-10 in the last event of the year, a T-6th finish, three shots back of winner Ariya Jutanugarn. She made the U.S. Solheim Cup team and was 1-2-0 in the matches, one of two Americans with a losing record.
2018 Notes: She won the HSBC Women's Champions for her fifth LPGA victory and her first since the 2014 U.S. Women's Open, a streak of 85 starts. Wie was five shots off the lead starting the final round and shot 65 with a 35-foot birdie putt on the last hole to win by one shot when Danielle Kang and Nelly Korda later missed birdie putts on the last hole that would have forced a playoff.

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Career at a Glance: Starts: 289, Cuts Made: 206 (71%), Top Tens: 62 (21%) , Rounds: 920, Scoring Avg: 71.80, Career Earnings: $7,840,147 - Best Finish: 1st (5 times)
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