Posts tagged with: "Michelle Wie"

NEWS: Wie (Neck) Withdraws From U.S. Women’s Open View More
Michelle Wie has played solid golf this year, but a nagging neck injury stopped her from making a run at another U.S. Open title. (Photo Credit: Kyle Terada, USA Today Sports)

NEWS: Wie (Neck) Withdraws From U.S. Women’s Open

BEDMINSTER, NEW JERSEY | It’s been a busy morning in Bedminster. After struggling throughout most of the opening round with a nagging neck injury (the left side of her neck seizes up and cramps), Michelle Wie made it one hole Friday morning before withdrawing. At the 11th tee (her second…

Wie’s Game Back On Track, But Can She Win? View More
Michelle Wie plays her best when she finds joy in the game, says Mark Rolfing (Photo Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports / Reuters Picture Supplied by Action Images)

Wie’s Game Back On Track, But Can She Win?

She’s certainly playing better, but it doesn’t look easy. Michelle Wie continues to approach golf like it’s a UFC cage fight, battling the course and her swing in ways that seem violent and painful. She hasn’t won an event since the 2014 U.S. Women’s Open, but the T2 at the…

NEWS: Li, Wie Pair Up Well At ANA Inspiration View More
Michelle Wie (front) and Lucy Li / Getty Images

NEWS: Li, Wie Pair Up Well At ANA Inspiration

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. – The ANA Inspiration turned into Amateur Hour early on Thursday. And that was a great thing. Lucy Li, last seen as a precocious 11-year-old with braces and pigtails who qualified in 2014 for the U.S. Women’s Open at Pinehurst, teed off at 8:45 a.m. in her second…

PGA SHOW: PGA Junior League Golf Shows Rapid Growth

PGA SHOW: PGA Junior League Golf Shows Rapid Growth

ORLANDO – For every narrative of golf being in decline, there is a counterpunch of optimism. One such beam of hope has been passed around enthusiastically throughout the 64th PGA Merchandise Show: PGA Junior League Golf, an initiative started with an eye toward building the game, has grown at a…

Solheim Cup Day One Morning Pairings Announced View More
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Solheim Cup Day One Morning Pairings Announced

Not long after Paul Azinger and I began working on his book, Cracking the Code, about the pod system that he implemented to bond his 2008 American Ryder Cup team, it dawned on us that Europe had been doing the same thing for years, probably without their captains realizing it….

McIlroy, Wie Should Focus on Long-Term View View More
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hits off the first tee during his practice round ahead of the 2015 Masters at Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 8, 2015. REUTERS/Mark Blinch Picture Supplied by Action Images

McIlroy, Wie Should Focus on Long-Term View

Golfer, heal thyself. Those are sage words that two of golf’s brightest young talents should be heeding right now. Rory McIlroy’s ankle injury while playing pickup soccer has been in the headlines and is keeping him out of this week’s Open Championship. Meanwhile Michelle Wie withdrew from the LPGA’s Marathon…