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Comment from: Nottageek [Visitor] Email
Timely, well structured comments. Ms Wie back available at url above.
2008-05-12 @ 13:53
Comment from: boo hoo wie wie [Visitor]
Here's a fun little read from a Hawaii newspaper:

2008-05-12 @ 18:56
Comment from: Bill in Carmel [Visitor] Email
two quotes on the LPGA site from interviews at Kingsmill.
"you just have to keep on grinding. By the end of the day it's not about, you know, how you did it, it's about the score, what you finished."
(Annika after round 3)

"(shooting a high score is frustrating)especially wheb people see your score and not how you play and how I feel like I was hitting the ball solid."
(Wie after round 1)

These two statements perfectly display the difference between a champion and a practice range player. I am also sure that Annika's statement was pointed directly at Wie
2008-05-14 @ 13:08
Comment from: jenn [Visitor] Email
Annika has given us quite abit over the years, sad to see her go but happy for her new beginnings!
2008-05-14 @ 16:51
Comment from: Stacy [Visitor] Email
Bill, In response to Wie's "frustrating" quote, "people see your score and not how you play and how I feel like I was hitting the ball solid", I (an amateur golfer) can see her point but agree that the mentality is different between a champion and a golfer who believes she should be a champion.

I played a round of golf yesterday and my group kept saying "Wow" after many of my strikes. Meanwhile, my score didn't reflect how well I felt after the round.

Of course, if I could get out more than once every few weeks, I guess my score WOULD reflect the way I played and I probably would regularly shoot in the 80's!
2008-05-15 @ 11:52
Comment from: Harry Balls [Visitor] Email
Unfortunately, i feel that Michele Wie is on the way down, and she won't be able to get her game on track. It's all psychological, and sometimes the funk is just too great to get out of. Especially when the press is always covering it...
2008-05-16 @ 15:07
Comment from: Steve Wozeniak PGA [Visitor] Email
It's sad how bad Michelle is and it's ONLY because of what she is working on!!!! When she first came out her swing was PERFECT.....
Just goes to show you how bad someone can get when they don't understand the true fundementals of the golf swing and her teacher is telling her to try this and try that.. She could be fixed over a weekend with someone that understands the golf swing. SHAME......

2008-05-16 @ 19:53
Comment from: Chris [Visitor] Email
Michelle Wie's beauty and grace on the golf course used to amplify her good playing. But now it seems that those first two elements are not helping her anymore. I hope she can find her game soon and return to the level she was before. But until then, we will just to have to watch her on Thursdays and Fridays.
2008-05-26 @ 14:56
Comment from: Alex [Visitor] Email

Beauty and grace are in the eye of the beholder. To my eye, Bubbles is neither beautiful or graceful. And her speech patterns are positively atrocious.

But getting back to golf, I think her fans will be able to watch her this weekend, provided that their passports are current and they can afford the air fare to Munich.

Unless Bubbles goes into the tank completely, she should be able to make the cut at the German LET event.

The field there is extremely weak; there are only about ten golfers ranked in the first TWO HUNDRED! Gwladys Nocera of France, hardly a household name is the top-ranked player at 91st. The course is 6204 yards long, with wide fairways and minimum rough. One 441 yard hole is a par five.

If Bubbles doesn't make the cut AND finish top thirty, she should seriously consider re-enrolling at Stanford, finishing her education if possible, and finding some other line of work.

I'll see you folks next Monday. We're off to Columbus for the Memorial

Alex USMC 1969-73
2008-05-28 @ 09:56

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