Michelle Wie

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IOC OKs Golf, Rugby for Rio Games

Golfers, ruggers seek Olympic gold in 2016 for first time in 100 years or more

(Newser) - Medals for golf and rugby will be awarded at the 2016 Olympics for the first time in a century or more. The IOC voted today to reinstate the sports for the Rio de Janeiro games and provisionally accepted them for the 2020 Olympiad. Golf has not been played at the... More »

Wie Snubs Women's Major, Opts to Play in Men's Event

Is it payback for being disqualified from a recent tournament?

(Newser) - Michelle Wie seems to be getting some payback on the LPGA after being disqualified from a recent tournament for failing to sign her scorecard, notes Thomas Bonk in the Los Angeles Times. It may be just a coincidence, but when the women's British Open tees off this week, the 18-year-old... More »

Wie Forgets to Sign Scorecard, Has to Go Home

18-year-old was in second place, will lose big paycheck

(Newser) - Michelle Wie, playing her best golf of the year, forgot to sign her scorecard and was disqualified from the State Farm Classic in Illinois. Wie, 18, had finished the third round only one shot behind the leader. "I don't know why or how it happened," said Wie, who... More »

Wie Aims for First Under-Par Round Since '06

17-year-old hasn't broken even in 23 consecutive outings

(Newser) - Michelle Wie will tee off at the 2007 Evian Masters today, the tournament in which, a year ago, she shot her last under-par outing on the LPGA Tour. Plagued recently by injury, Wie has played 23 rounds without breaking even since her second-place finish at last year's Masters. The 17-year-old... More »

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