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Michelle Wie wins U.S. Open
ESPN ^ | 6/22/14

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.

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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.

(Excerpt) Read more at espn.go.com ...


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KEYWORDS: golf; lpga; michellewie; usopen; usopenlpga
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From Wie's Twitter account.......

All buckled in.....


1 posted on 06/22/2014 8:32:15 PM PDT by hole_n_one
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To: Admin Moderator

Please move to proper forum.


2 posted on 06/22/2014 8:33:28 PM PDT by hole_n_one
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To: hole_n_one

Should put it THROUGH one of the handles.

That’s how I did mine, lol.


3 posted on 06/22/2014 8:34:48 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: hole_n_one

The lady can play golf!


4 posted on 06/22/2014 8:36:20 PM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: hole_n_one

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!


5 posted on 06/22/2014 8:40:15 PM PDT by aposiopetic
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To: Ouchthatonehurt

She sure can play & she’s crazy tall..


6 posted on 06/22/2014 8:41:23 PM PDT by rainee (Her)
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To: hole_n_one

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.


7 posted on 06/22/2014 8:41:53 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: yarddog

painting on her leg?


8 posted on 06/22/2014 8:42:20 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: hole_n_one

Ms. Wie was always my favorite female golfer. Congratulations to her - she deserves it.


9 posted on 06/22/2014 8:43:42 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: hole_n_one

was Choi Na-Yeon in that tournament, how did she do??


10 posted on 06/22/2014 8:43:46 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: yarddog
The "painting" on her leg is strategically placed tape to keep her muscles aligned due to a hyper extended knee.
11 posted on 06/22/2014 8:47:01 PM PDT by hole_n_one
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To: yarddog
She doesn’t take herself too seriously. When asked about the Kinesio tape she had on her left leg — two long camouflage pieces on her thigh, pink stripes wrapped behind and on both sides of her kneecap and two more camo strips down her calf and along one side — Wie said she "thinks" it makes her leg feel better, helping with inflammation. But it serves another purpose as well.

"I just think it looks cool, too," she said. "Makes me look really hard."

source: http://www.newsobserver.com/2014/06/20/3952444/michelle-wie-resists-looking-forward.html#storylink=cpy

12 posted on 06/22/2014 8:48:00 PM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: GeronL

Kinesio tape. She's got a bad wheel.

13 posted on 06/22/2014 8:49:52 PM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: FlJoePa

now that makes more sense


14 posted on 06/22/2014 8:50:35 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: FlJoePa

I thought it was a new golfing style.


15 posted on 06/22/2014 8:52:03 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: GeronL
Tied for 13th.............

Leaderboard

16 posted on 06/22/2014 8:53:18 PM PDT by hole_n_one
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To: hole_n_one
but Choi Na-Yeon has the cartoonish club covers....

so cute

17 posted on 06/22/2014 8:53:26 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: hole_n_one

Na-Yeon won it in 2012 I think


18 posted on 06/22/2014 8:53:50 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: hole_n_one

I wish my car was as clean as that one.

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19 posted on 06/22/2014 8:54:31 PM PDT by Mears
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To: FlJoePa

Her wheels look incredible.

I would totally hit that...


20 posted on 06/22/2014 9:13:42 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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I almost forgot........

Mandatory FR LPGA thread pic.....


21 posted on 06/22/2014 9:31:17 PM PDT by hole_n_one
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To: hole_n_one
Lost interest when Lucy Li didn't make the cut.
22 posted on 06/22/2014 9:53:13 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (ObamaCare IS Medicaid: They'll pull a sheet over your head and send you the bill.)
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To: FlJoePa; Allegra; big'ol_freeper; Lil'freeper; shove_it; TrueKnightGalahad; Cincinatus' Wife; ...
Re: She's got a bad wheel

Well, the rest of her chassis looks intact enough... for a thorough inspection.

Even granting her a woman's handicap, I'd play a round... or two with her--

http://www.kiasoulforums.com/attachments/homepage-news/3279d1285955173-michelle-wie-stars-new-kia-soul-ad-jarah4-1-.jpg

23 posted on 06/22/2014 10:15:43 PM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: Bender2

bttt


24 posted on 06/22/2014 10:17:03 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Bender2

Well I have lost any respect I might have had for her.


25 posted on 06/22/2014 10:18:01 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: GeronL

I have a rising respect for her, playing with an injury is always tough and a sign of focus.

And I’d bet that the Williams sisters wished they had a pic like that. At least their agent...ask any of the Russian Tennis gals. They all seem to look like models.

DK

Rising...


26 posted on 06/22/2014 10:27:16 PM PDT by Dark Knight
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To: GeronL

Are you seriously kidding me?!? She just went up about 1000 notches for me... and (I would bet) for just about every red-blooded American male...

Geez... Enjoy life!

:)


27 posted on 06/22/2014 10:28:17 PM PDT by Husker8877
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To: Husker8877

I’m a Christian and that affects my world view.


28 posted on 06/22/2014 10:36:55 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Dark Knight

Williams sisters wish to do soft porn?


29 posted on 06/22/2014 10:38:03 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Husker8877; Dark Knight; Bender2; GeronL

Fellas, fellas, hold the phone. That stunning photo #2 in Bender’s post had me rather suspicious. Michelle Wie is very tall, not very well endowed, rather plain, with no lips. In fact, although that pic identifies her as Wie, it is actually the stunning Jarah Mariano.

You can google Jarah and see that she is no Michelle Wie (or rather the opposite). You can keep respecting her GeronL. ;-)

https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&site=imghp&tbm=isch&source=hp&biw=1366&bih=650&q=michelle+wie&oq=michelle+wie&gs_l=img.3..0i3j0j0i3j0l7.893.2496.0.2882.12.9.0.3.3.0.108.733.8j1.9.0....0...1ac.1.47.img..0.12.749.uJYo0bDbbW4#hl=en&q=jarah+mariano&tbm=isch&imgdii=_


30 posted on 06/22/2014 10:55:10 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: GeronL

that doesn’t look like Michelle Wie....I think that’s a picture of someone else


31 posted on 06/22/2014 11:09:47 PM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: BookmanTheJanitor

I would hope so. lol


32 posted on 06/22/2014 11:18:13 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: fieldmarshaldj
Re: Michelle Wie is very tall, not very well endowed--

Yep... no boobs at all--

33 posted on 06/22/2014 11:18:41 PM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: Bender2

Well, maybe some...


34 posted on 06/22/2014 11:24:04 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

lol.

okay

Bender needs to be more picky with his pic picks


35 posted on 06/23/2014 12:03:59 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Bender2

Glad to see that some FReepers still obey the “Rules”.


36 posted on 06/23/2014 12:41:05 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: hole_n_one

I didn’t even know she was still playing? Good for her she has had a rough ride given the expectations. BTW, she’s only 6’ tall.


37 posted on 06/23/2014 2:23:26 AM PDT by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: Liberty Valance; Allegra; big'ol_freeper; Lil'freeper; shove_it; TrueKnightGalahad; ...
Re: Comment #23 Removed by Moderator

Could someone, like the one that complained to the Mods, explain what happened?

38 posted on 06/23/2014 6:06:53 AM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: Bender2

No idea...


39 posted on 06/23/2014 6:51:53 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA
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Re: "They're... back!"

Never a dull moment... eh, campers?

40 posted on 06/23/2014 6:56:01 AM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: Bender2

Nope...never dull.


41 posted on 06/23/2014 7:18:49 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA
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To: GeronL; Bender2

Well I have lost any respect I might have had for her.

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Why? Because you were not astute enough to note that the lingerie shot is not Michelle Wie in the first place, that you were taken in by Bender’s silliness?


42 posted on 06/23/2014 7:27:30 AM PDT by dmz
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To: Bender2

Playing through....


43 posted on 06/23/2014 8:42:56 AM PDT by big'ol_freeper ("Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid" ~ Ronald Wilson Reagan)
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To: Bender2; sickoflibs; GOPsterinMA; BillyBoy; fieldmarshaldj; NFHale

Well! She certainly looks good outside of her usual golf wear.


44 posted on 06/23/2014 1:15:04 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: Bender2

Is that really Michelle Wie? I watched her for about 2 hours on Sunday while she was golfing, and she did not appear to be as well-endowed at the pin-up girl.

I think that is not Michelle.


45 posted on 06/23/2014 2:39:41 PM PDT by Gumdrop (~)
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To: Impy; Bender2; sickoflibs; KC_Lion; BillyBoy; fieldmarshaldj; NFHale

She done growed up!


46 posted on 06/23/2014 2:49:21 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA
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To: Gumdrop; dmz; big'ol_freeper; shove_it; TrueKnightGalahad; Larry Lucido; Diplomat; RockinRight; ...
Re:

Hey, I did not make up the URL for that photo... I got it off Google images for Michelle Wie as shown below:

http://www.kiasoulforums.com/attachments/homepage-news/3279d1285955173-michelle-wie-stars-new-kia-soul-ad-jarah4-1-.jpg

So, if you and dmz wish to bitch, pucker up... and then take it up with www.kiasoulforums.com where the photo originated!

47 posted on 06/23/2014 3:09:15 PM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: Bender2

HUBBA HUBBA ! ! !


48 posted on 06/23/2014 3:12:37 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA
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To: Bender2
Huh? whaa were you sayin' Bend?
49 posted on 06/23/2014 3:19:22 PM PDT by big'ol_freeper ("Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid" ~ Ronald Wilson Reagan)
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To: Bender2

So, if you and dmz wish to bitch, pucker up... and then take it up with www.kiasoulforums.com where the photo originated!

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That’s right, Bender, it’s not your fault that you cannot tell one Asian lady from another. It’s the website’s fault.


50 posted on 06/23/2014 3:20:56 PM PDT by dmz
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