Skip to comments.Michelle Wie wins U.S. Open
Posted on 06/22/2014 8:32:15 PM PDT by hole_n_one
PINEHURST, N.C. -- The road Michelle Wie took to a U.S. Women's Open title was unlike any other, and suddenly insignificant. Whether this was a long time coming was the least of her cares.
The biggest star in women's golf had her name on the biggest trophy.
She never looked happier.
"Oh my God, I can't even think straight," Wie said Sunday after a two-shot victory over Stacy Lewis to claim her first major.
The final three holes at Pinehurst No. 2 were filled with ups and downs that Wie knows as well as anyone in golf. She responded with a performance worthy of the hype that had been heaped on her since she was a teenager.
With a three-shot lead on the 16th hole, Wie nearly threw it all away with one poor decision, only keeping the lead by making a nervy 5-foot putt for double bogey. And right when it looked as though this would end badly, the 24-year-old from Hawaii responded with the putt of her life that made her a Women's Open champion.
Facing a 25-foot birdie putt on 17 that was fast and dangerous, Wie pumped her fist when it fell, then pounded her fist twice to celebrate the moment.
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All buckled in.....
Please move to proper forum.
The lady can play golf!
It’s got to be a huge relief no longer to be discussed in terms of “potential” and to have moved the discussion on to hardware. Good for her!
She sure can play & she’s crazy tall..
Is she the one with the odd painting on her lower leg? If so I saw her make one shot whild channel surfing.
As luck would have it, she made a maybe 30 footer. That is the only shot I saw.
painting on her leg?
Ms. Wie was always my favorite female golfer. Congratulations to her - she deserves it.
was Choi Na-Yeon in that tournament, how did she do??
"I just think it looks cool, too," she said. "Makes me look really hard."
Kinesio tape. She's got a bad wheel.
now that makes more sense
I thought it was a new golfing style.
Na-Yeon won it in 2012 I think
I wish my car was as clean as that one.
Her wheels look incredible.
I would totally hit that...
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