michelle wie wins her first lpga title

Yesterday, Michelle Wie earned her first win on the LPGA Tour, closing with a 3-under 69 to finish two strokes ahead of Paula Creamer in the Lorena Ochoa Invitational: Wie shoots 13-under for 1st pro win.

The 20-year-old Wie finished the victory in style, hitting a greenside bunker shot to 6 inches on the 18th hole before tapping in for a birdie. More here: Wie finally turns promise into performance.

Wie's solid final round Sunday left her at 13-under 275 after starting the day at the Guadalajara Country Club tied for the lead with Cristie Kerr at 10 under. Morgan Pressel (67), Jiyai Shin (71) and Kerr (72) were three back.

Wie first qualified for a United States Golf Association event at 10 and played an LPGA event when she was 12. She joined the tour this season, and finally, we're beginning to see the Michelle Wie that got everyone so excited in the first place: After first win, Wie headed in right direction.

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