Michelle Wie sidelined for a while

Updated: August 9, 2014, 10:01 PM ET
By Mechelle Voepel | ESPN.com

Michelle Wie will not be playing in the LPGA Championship and said she will be out three to five weeks due to a stress reaction in a bone of the index finger on her right hand.

Wie's status for another major, The Evian Championship in mid-September, is also in doubt. The LPGA Championship is next week.

Wie withdrew from the Meijer LPGA Classic in Michigan on Thursday, saying then she could not grip her clubs. She was examined in Cleveland by hand surgeon Tom Graham, who described ...

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