Claim to Fame
Pro golfer LPGA
Michelle Sung Wie (; Korean: Wie Seong-mi Hangul: 위성미 Hanja: 魏聖美; born October 11, 1989) is a Korean American female professional golfer who plays on the LPGA Tour. At age 10, she became the youngest player to qualify for a USGA amateur championship. Wie also became the youngest winner of the U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links and the youngest to qualify for a LPGA Tour event. She turned professional shortly before her 16th birthday in 2005, accompanied by an enormous amount of publicity and endorsements. She won her first major at the 2014 U.S. Women's Open.
Has Detailed Data (New)
Punahou High School, Honolulu, HI
Full Name at Birth
Page Display = 2 (Legacy)
Profile Bio Text
Michelle Sung Wie (Korean: Wie Seong-mi Hangul: 위성미 Hanja: 魏聖美; born October 11, 1989) is a Korean American female professional golfer who plays on the LPGA Tour. At age 10, she became the youngest player to qualify for a USGA amateur championship. Wie also became the youngest winner of the U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links and the youngest to qualify for a LPGA Tour event. She turned professional shortly before her 16th birthday in 2005, accompanied by an enormous amount of publicity and endorsements. She won her first major at the 2014 U.S. Women's Open.
Wie was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, the only child of immigrant parents from South Korea who came to the United States in the 1980s. Her father, Wie Byung-wook, is a former professor of transportation management at the University of Hawaii. Her mother, Bo, was South Korea's women's amateur golf champion in 1985, and competed in a Miss Korea beauty pageant. Her paternal grandfather, Dr. Sang-Kyu Wie, a resident of Jangheung, Jeollanam-do, was an emeritus professor at Seoul National University. When she was born, Wie was a dual citizen of South Korea (by jus sanguinis) and the United States (by jus soli). She renounced South Korean citizenship in February 2013.
Wie graduated from Punahou School in Honolulu in June 2007. On December 19, 2006, she announced that she would be attending Stanford University, where there are family ties. Her paternal grandfather was a visiting professor, and an aunt and uncle are both graduates. She enrolled in September 2007 as a freshman, but as a professional golfer, Wie was not eligible under NCAA rules to play for Stanford's golf team. During her first three years at Stanford, she attended only during the fall and winter quarters, running from late September through mid-March each year. She took leaves of absence during the rest of the year to play professional golf.
Wie completed her studies at Stanford in March 2012 with a major in communications. She participated in the university's graduation ceremony in June 2012.
Dating Profile AutoText
is currently single. |||
Who is she dating right now?
Michelle Wie is currently single. Her last relationship was when Robin Lopez and Michelle Wie were in a relationship.
Michelle Wie has been in a relationship with Robin Lopez ( - present).
Michelle Wie is a 26 year old American Golfer. Born Sung-Mi Wie on 11th October, 1989 in Honolulu, Hawaii and educated at Punahou High School, Honolulu, HI, she is famous for Pro golfer LPGA. Her zodiac sign is Libra.
Michelle Wie is a member of the following lists:
American women of Asian descent,
American sportswomen of Asian descent and
Sportspeople from Honolulu, Hawaii.
Posted by Paul holloway 1 day ago
Guess what a James and that picture of linoel Richie with a barrell in the ...
Posted by Leticia Holland 2 days ago
Please if you know her daughter's Miranda and jordan Wolfe please tell them...
Posted by Eric J Woody 2 days ago
Jennifer sky is one of the most beautiful women in the world and one of my ...
Posted by olivier 3 days ago
bon j'ai rien a dire a se sujet