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Michelle Wie’s McDonald’s commercial is exactly what LPGA needs

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Today’s opening round of the Tres Marias Championship in Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico, signaled the changing of the guard on the LPGA tour. The tour’s poster child, Lorena Ochoa, is playing in her last professional golf event as a full-time member. Where does the tour go from here without the face of the game? Nobody knows for sure. Quite honestly,the bigger question that needs to be answered is, who’s going to take the torch and become the new face of women’s golf?

The LPGA not only needs a recognizable face to go along with their sport; they also need someone who can win on a consistent basis. Ochoa and Annika Sorenstam did that. While she’s still young in her own right, the future of the LPGA most likely sits in the hands of one player — and that would be Michelle Wie. Read the rest of this entry »

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Written by Jonathan Wall

04/29/2010 at 11:03 am

Posted in LPGA, Media, Michelle Wie

Michelle Wie is finally doing things the right way

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It took some time, but finally, after all this time, Michelle Wie is doing things the right way. Instead of chasing her dream of playing with the men on the PGA Tour; Wie turned her attention to college and the goal of playing full-time on the LPGA. After qualifying and earning her card at Q School, she made her first start of the season yesterday at the SBS Open and didn’t disappoint. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Jonathan Wall

02/13/2009 at 4:48 pm

Posted in LPGA, Michelle Wie

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