Michelle Wie

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Michelle Wie

Born

10/11/1989, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Birth Name

Michelle Sung Wie

Gender

Female
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Michelle Wie is a professional American golfer who has gained attention for her attempts to make a cut at a PGA Tour event. She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii to Korean-born parents. She is currently attending Punahou School in Honolulu. She began playing golf at the age of four.more

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    • Michelle Wie was accepted to Stanford University in December 2006. However, because of her pro status, she won't be eligible on the collegiate golf team. Her aunt and uncle are also Stanford alumni.

    • Michelle Wie was the youngest female to make a cut in any professional male tour event.

    • Michelle Wie earned a historic victory at the Women's Amateur Public Links tournament, becoming the youngest person ever to win a USGA (United States Golf Association) event for adults.

    • Michelle Wie was the first female medalist in a men's U.S. Open qualifying tournament.

    • Michelle Wie became the youngest player to qualify for an LPGA( Ladies Professional Golf Association) event, the Takefuji Classic.

    • In 2006, Michelle Wie was named in a Time Magazine article, "one of 100 people who shape our world."

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