No woman is an island

To focus on golf, Michelle Wie is leaving her life in Hawaii behind

Updated: June 4, 2012, 11:27 AM ET
By Molly Knight | ESPN The Magazine

MICHELLE WIE STANDS in the Pacific Ocean, barefoot and tugging on jean shorts. Her bright blue fingernails dig into deep-blue denim, and her neon-pink-streaked hair whips in the Honolulu wind. Stunning and six feet, she is impossible to miss. Earlier this morning, while waiting to cross the street to get to this photo shoot, a middle-aged man in a silver Porsche screeched to a halt and yelled that he loved her.

Once upon a time, back in 2003, before the pink hair ...

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