Michelle Wie wins U.S. Women's Open for first LPGA major victory
After nearly a decade on the LPGA tour, Michelle Wie has finally won the first major tournament of her career.
The Punahou grad finished -2 over the weekend to become the champion of the 69th U.S. Women's Open Championship in Pinehurst, North Carolina.
The 24-year-old entered the day tied for the lead with Amy Yang and used consistent play to hold on to the lead.
Wie made par on eight of her nine holes and then got a boost from an eagle on the 10th.
This is Wie's second win of the year and her ninth top-10 finish in 13 starts.
She claimed the Lotte Championship at Ko Olina back in April.
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