michelle wie: a work in progress

The New York Times has an interesting piece on 18-year-old golfer Michelle Wie, who, at age 14, was once regarded as the future of the sport. Her future seemingly limitless, she was touted as the next Tiger Woods. The question was not whether she would win a United States Women's Open or an LPGA Championship; it was when she would win on the PGA Tour.

These things could all still happen, but her professional career got off to a rocky start, hampered by injuries (and a little bit of overconfidence, I think): Wie Tries to Rebuild Her Game and Her Fame. Back at square one, this year is what she's calling a "work in progress."

Meanwhile, over the weekend, 19-year-old Inbee Park of South Korea became the youngest winner of the U.S. Women's Open: Clutch putting surges 19-year-old Park to U.S. Women's Open title.

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