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Comment from: smudge [Visitor]
oh please..."I don't want to take more time ff because competing is what I love to do"...meaning she will be back pounding balls in the morning. When exactly was the last time she competed?
06/30/07 @ 11:51
Comment from: Jay [Visitor]
I don't think she was afraid of missing the cut. As the LPGA championship showed, it would've been kinder for her to miss the cut there instead of suffering through the remainder of the weekend.
06/30/07 @ 12:05
Comment from: JR [Visitor] Email
Give me a break.... this is getting absolutely ridiculous. MW is turning out to be a fair weather golfer.. when things are going her way, everything is fine. when they're not, it's time to cite an injury and withdraw. Unless she sustained a serious injury, she should not have withdrawn. She has to learn how to suck it up and continue on when things aren't going your way or you aren't feeling 100%.
06/30/07 @ 12:13
Comment from: ray [Visitor] Email
Obviously the softest young athlete to ever grace the planet. I think she would of been better off to just avoid the press. By the sound of their tones in the press conference they are not buying it. I doubt anyone does anymore.
06/30/07 @ 13:04
Comment from: Bill in Carmel [Visitor] Email
When is this ungrateful, spoiled child going to apologize to the the women who would be
receiving the exemptions that she blithely accepts, with neither the
ability nor willingness to finish a tournament?? Sweet, sweet justice
if Pressel makes a run...
06/30/07 @ 13:24
Comment from: Oliver Sudden [Visitor] Email
How's that book "Michelle Wie: The Making of a Champion" selling ? I'm writing a book "Ty Tryon: The Making of a Champion".
06/30/07 @ 13:51
Comment from: michael g [Visitor] Email
there is some terrible decision making going on with Michelle. If the wrist is not healed she shouldn't be playing. If as in the case of Paula Creamers'injured wrist last year, wherein she played because the doctors informed her that playing wouldn't make it worse , then go ahead until it gets stronger. But the real truth is Michelle has lost her swing and should not get back into competitive golf until she has regained her form. Kudos to Leadbetter for dismantling the best swing in all of womens golf. Even her swing coach from 2 years ago could not believe that she was going to the first tee with a swing like she has now.
06/30/07 @ 15:09
Comment from: Lance R [Visitor] Email
michael g,

I agree with you, she did have one of the best, if not the best swing in golf. However, one of her goals of 2006 was to carry the ball 290 yards to be competitive with the men. Technically, she was probably hitting the ball as far as her strength would allow last year, but they tried to fix what was not broken. For a while, she was wildly swinging her dirver trying to increase the clubhead speed 10 mph. Now, she is hitting a 3-wood about 250 yards and usually into the ruff. Continued competition against the men was unwise.

LR
06/30/07 @ 18:45
Comment from: Mtgolfer [Visitor] Email
For whatever faults Leadbetter may have, at least he was advising Wie to get off the silly idea of playing mens' events. She has no business there.

Now, if they fire Leadbetter, it's an admission that her swing, not her wrists, are the problem.

Really, it's her head. Stupid and stubborn is not a good combo.
07/01/07 @ 00:12
Comment from: Golf Goddess [Visitor] Email
Ms. Wie's whining brings tears to MY eyes.
07/01/07 @ 00:24
Comment from: brad [Visitor] Email
I am really starting to feel bad for Michelle Wie though. She had the best swing in golf less than a year ago, everything was going her way..and now she can't even make a cut. She needs to step away from golf for a couple months and step away from her father for the rest of her golfing career.
07/01/07 @ 02:29
Comment from: Josh [Visitor] Email
I think Leadbetter has been talking up her abilities for years closing with "... the boys may just have to watch out."

I wonder if next year's exemptions are lined up?

http://www.golfdigest.com/instruction/swingsequences/index.ssf?/instruction/swingsequences/gd200310powerswing.html
07/02/07 @ 07:43
Comment from: DLR [Visitor]
Ms Wie is very young and apparently quite immature. Pls give her a break,

07/06/07 @ 13:15

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