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Girl on the verge

Michelle Wie talks about golf, her favorite music and much more.

Originally Published: June 19, 2004
By Susan K. Reed | Golf for Women Magazine

In May, at the final round of the LPGA's Michelob Ultra Open at Kingsmill Resort & Spa in Williamsburg, Va., Michelle Wie stepped to the tee on the 458-yard, par-5 15th hole. The teenager effortlessly crushed her drive 270 yards; then, with 185 yards to the green, she pulled out a 5-iron (yes, a 5-iron!) for her second shot. The ball landed three feet from the hole. Wie tapped in for an eagle.

It is a performance like this that makes spectators' jaws drop, newspaper columnists rhapsodize ...

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