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Michelle Wie during the final round of the U.S. Women's Open
Michelle Wie of the United States celebrates an eagle putt on the tenth green during the final round of the 69th U.S. Women's Open at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, Course No. 2 in Pinehurst, North Carolina.
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Jun 22

In the Winner's Circle with Michelle Wie


2014 U.S. Women’s Open Championship
Pinehurst Resort & Golf Club, No. 2
Village of Pinehurst, NC
June 22, 2014


Hometown/Resides – Honolulu, Hawaii/Jupiter, Florida
Birthdate – October 11, 1989– currently 24 years, 8 months, and 11 days
Qualified for LPGA Tour – Tied for seventh at the 2008 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament
Turned Professional – 2005

      • LPGA: 4th career victory; 1st major championship win Previous wins: 2009 Lorena Ochoa Invitational, 2010 CN Canadian Women’s Open, 2014 LOTTE LPGA Championship 
      • Earns 625 points toward the Race to the CME Globe standings and remains in second place with 2,503 points
      • With her victory, Michelle is projected to jump from 11th to 7th on the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings 
    • CAREER: With a $720,000 first-place check, Michelle crosses the $4 million mark and moves from 58th to 47th on the LPGA Career Money List with $4,537,476 made
    • SEASON: Michelle crosses the $1million mark in season earnings and has now earned $1,588,465 in 2014. She joins Stacy Lewis as the only players to cross $1 million in season earnings.
    • Moves into first on the LPGA Tour Official Money List
    • Marks the third time in her career Wie has won after leading or co-leading after 54 holes
    • Has made only five starts in between her last two victories.  Made 79 starts in between her second and third career victories (2010 CN Canadian Women’s Open & 2014 LOTTE LPGA Championship)
    • Fifth player to record two victories this season. Joins Anna Nordqvist (Honda LPGA Thailand & Kia Classic), Karrie Webb (ISPS Handa Australian Women’s Open & JTBC Founders Cup), Jessica Korda (Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic & Airbus LPGA Classic) and Stacy Lewis (North Texas LPGA Shootout & ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer).
    • Marks the ninth event won by an American on Tour this season
    • Previously led the U.S. Women’s Open Championship after 54-holes on two separate occasions:  in 2005 (T23) and 2006 (T3)
    • Became only the second American to win the U.S. Women’s Open in the last seven years (Paula Creamer in 2010)
    • Snapped a 37 event winless streak in major championships
    • Has made 10 previous starts at the U.S. Women’s Open with her best finish of T3 coming in 2006

2003 – T39                         2008 - CUT                                                        

2004 – T13                         2010 - CUT

2005 – T23                         2011 – T55

2006 – T3                            2012 – T35

2007 – WD                         2013 - WD

  • 2014 IN A NUTSHELL
    • With her win today: 13 events played,  13 cuts made, $1,588,465; 2 victories; 7 additional top-10 finishes including a runner-up at the Kraft Nabisco Championship
  • 2013 RECAP
    • 26 events, 19 cuts made, $355,853 earned (41)
    • 4 top-10 finishes, recorded season-best tie for third finish at the KEB-HanaBank Championship
    • Ranked 10th on Tour in sand save (.484)
    • Compete on her third U.S. Solheim Cup Team and posted an 2-2-0 record
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