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Winner's Bag: What Michelle Wie used to win the U.S. Women's Open

<b>By E. Michael Johnson</b><p>Wie had the lie angle flattened slightly, and the move paid off as she made numerous clutch putts, including the five-footer for double bogey at the 16th on Sunday to cling to a one-shot lead as well as the 25-foot birdie putt on the penultimate hole that essentially clinched …

What Michelle Wie's peers are saying about her Women's Open triumph

<b>By Keely Levins</b><p>PINEHURST, N.C. -- As Michelle Wie was finishing off her U.S. Women's Open victory at Pinehurst No. 2, we asked some of her peers what it would mean if Wie fulfilled the expectations placed on her as a teen prodigy and won a major title, both for herself and for the LPGA Tour.<p>Stacy …

Wie wins U.S. Women's Open for her first major

PINEHURST, N.C. -- Michelle Wie poured in a birdie putt on the 17th hole and parred the last to hold off Stacy Lewis and win the U.S. Women's Open by two strokes.<p>Wie closed with an even-par 70 to end the championship at 2-under-par 278. This was Wie's first major championship title and fourth win …

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How She Hit That: Michelle Wie's short game magic at the U.S. Open

<b>By Matthew Rudy</b><p>The Michelle Wie major championship watch took about a decade longer than expected, mostly because of indifferent putting and short game. But Wie found answers for both at Pinehurst, playing four mostly steady rounds and punctuating her two-shot win over hard-charging Stacy Lewis …

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Michelle Wie defies her critics, does it her way and wins U.S. Women's Open

<b>By John Strege</b><p>Parody, a wise man wrote, is homage gone sour. There was a time that Michelle Wie was the most celebrated girl in women's golf for playing against men.<p>She had teed herself up, and the Onion, the satire website that calls itself America's Finest News Source, pulled out driver.<p>"In an …

Michelle Wie, Kevin Streelman, and the Winners and Losers from the Week in Golf

For the second week in a row, golf fans have been treated to a show.<p>A week after Martin Kaymer's dissection of Pinehurst No. 2, Michelle Wie put on quite a performance of her own en route to her first career win at the same course.<p>Speaking of performances, Kevin Streelman put on a scoring clinic …

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Why did Michelle Wie fool with her putter before playing Pinehurst? We'll let her explain

<b>By E. MIchael Johnson</b><p>Michelle Wie won the U.S. Women's Open with a bag full of Nike golf equipment. I caught up with the first-time major winner by phone shortly after her victory to talk about the clubs and balls she used, including a putter that underwent a significant alteration -- and allowed …

Michelle Wie wins U.S. Open

PINEHURST, N.C. -- The road Michelle Wie took to a U.S. Women's Open title was unlike any other, and suddenly insignificant. Whether this was a long …