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Congrats Michelle!

Posted by Team UT on July 20th, 2023   Design, UnCommon News

MWTeam UT congratulates Michelle Wie West on an incredible career!

 

 

 

LPGA star Michelle Wie West announced that her last event would be the 2023 US Women’s Open held at Pebble Beach (July 6-9). Team UT worked with Michelle and her team on her first official website and we wish her all the best in retirement.

Michelle burst on the golf scene by competing in her first professional tournament before the age of 16. Highlights of her career include:

Tour Wins (5)
• 2009 Lorena Ochoa Invitational
• 2010 CN Canadian Women’s Open
• 2014 LPGA Lotte Championship
• 2014 US Women’s Open
• 2018 HSBC Women’s World Championship

Records:
• The youngest winner (male or female) of an adult USGA-sanctioned tournament – Age 13 (2003 U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links)
• The youngest player to make a cut in an LPGA tournament and major – Age 13 (2003 Nabisco Championship)
• The lowest round by a female in a PGA Tour event – 68 (2004 and 2006 Sony Open)
• The youngest player to play in Curtis Cup history – Age 14 (2004)
• The first female to qualify for a USGA championship that is generally played by males – Age 15 (2005 U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship Pittsburgh sectional)
• The first female to make a cut on the Asian Tour – Age 16 (2006 SK Telecom Open)
• The first female medalist in a U.S. Open qualifying tournament – Age 16 (2006 U.S. Open Local Qualifying at Turtle Bay Hawaii)

 

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