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Professional American Golfer, Athlete, and Social Media Personality Michelle Sung Wie are popularly known for her performance on the LPGA Tours. Wie is the youngest woman to win the US Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship and to qualify for an LPGA Tour event.
She started playing golf when Wie was four years old. She qualified for the USGA national championship as the youngest player ever. For eight years, she was the reigning queen. She won the Hawaii State Open Women’s Division in 2002. Wie declared her professional debut on her sixteenth birthday.
Wie won her first professional individual tournament on November 15, 2009, which was Guadalajara, Mexico’s Lorena Ochoa Invitational. On the LPGA tour, this is an elite limited-field event. Wie was competing in her 81st professional tournament and 66th LPGA tour event.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 11th October 1989 Michelle Wie is currently 31 years old. Michelle is quite tall and her height measures 6 feet while her weight is 68 kg approximately. Wie has kept herself in a stunning shape and has an attractive body figure of 35-25-35 and wears number 9 in the shoe size. Michelle has black colored hair and the color of her eyes is brown.
After starting her career in golf at a young age, Michelle Wie soon climb the Ladders of success and is now one of the champion female golfers in the world. Michelle has earned most of her wealth as a golfer and is a popular social media personality as well.
Wie lives a luxurious life and the total net worth estimated for Michelle Wie is $12 million US dollars as of now.
Education / Family
The native of Hawaii, Michelle Wie was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. Wie is the daughter of her father Byung-Wook Wie and her mother Bo Wie. Michelle attended Punahou School and later went to Stanford University.
Michelle Sung Wie
|Nickname||Michelle and Big Wiesy|
|Birth Place||Honolulu, Hawaii, United States|
|Date Of Birth||October 11, 1989|
|Height||In Centimetres – 183 cm|
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
|Weight||In Kilograms – 68 Kg|
In Pounds – 149 lbs
|Profession||Social Media Personality and Professional Golfer|
|Home Town||Honolulu, Hawaii, United States|
|Fathers Name||Byung-Wook Wie|
|Mothers Name||Bo Wie|
Career / Fashion And Style
Michelle Wie was the youngest player to qualify for the Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship, United States at the age of ten. Wie had already raised about $20 million in her first professional season by the end of 2006. Injuries and swing issues put a stop to her success in 2007. This resulted in a catastrophic and controversial season.
Wie recovered in 2008, while attending Stanford University, and won her first LPGA title in late 2009. Her ability to compete at the highest levels of women’s golf at such a young age drew widespread attention and criticism. Since the end of 2006, Wie has had a good track record on the LPGA Tour.
Despite this, she missed a win. With several good showings in LPGA majors, she had finished second in six tournaments. She won her first match since returning from injury in late 2009. Since 2008, Wie has not participated in the men’s tournament. However, since 2009, she has competed in more Solheim Cups and won another LPGA tournament.
Wie had a difficult year in 2013. In 2014, she bounced back with a string of good finishes, culminating in her third Lotte Championship win. Her fourth victory, the 2014 U.S. Women’s Open, came a few weeks later, and it was the biggest of her career at that time.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More
|Boyfriends||Adam Zahn (2014-2016),|
Jonnie West (2018-Present),
Robin Lopez (2008, Rumor)
|Children||Son – None|
Daughter – Makenna Kamalei Yoona West (born on June 19, 2020)
Here we provide you the list of Michelle Wie’s favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Holiday Destinations||Paris|
|Favorite Food||Korean Cuisine|
|Favorite Things To Do||Travel, Listen to Music and Play Golf|
Some Interesting Facts About Michelle Wie
- She is very fluent in Japanese, in addition to English and her ancestral language, Korean, which has made her highly marketable in both Japan and South Korea.
- She was ineligible to play golf for Stanford University when she enrolled in 2007 since she had already turned professional in 2005.
- Hawaii State Open in the year 2002, the 2003 U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links, and the 2004 Curtis Cup are among her major amateur victories.
- In 2004, she received the Laureus World Sports Award for ‘Newcomer of the Year,’ and in 2014, she received the Rolex Annika Major Award.
- Michelle became the youngest player to qualify for a USGA amateur championship at the age of ten.
- Michelle was a dual citizen of South Korea and the United States at the time of her birth.
- In February 2013, she officially renounced her South Korean citizenship.