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Michelle Wie Limps Into Her Next Major

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 July 2015 19:51 Tuesday, 28 July 2015 19:45

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(Doug Ferguson/AP) — Michelle Wie has quite the entourage these days.

The doctor at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio who has worked on her hip. The doctor in Los Angeles who has been there for her ankle injuries. She also has a doctor in Florida where she lives. The way her season has gone, Wie can’t live without them.

It’s been one ailment after another since she won the U.S. Women’s Open last year. A finger injury. A respiratory infection. She had bursitis in her left hip and withdrew from the Kingsmill Championship in May. And after finishing 11th at the U.S. Women’s Open — that matched her best result of the year — she developed a bone spur in her left foot that she attributed to the hilly terrain of Lancaster Country Club.

She walked into the press center at Turnberry on Tuesday wearing a protective boot.



This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 July 2015 19:42 Tuesday, 28 July 2015 19:08

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Site: Gainesville, Virginia.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Robert Trent Jones Golf Club (7,385 yards, par 71).

Purse: $6.7 million. Winner’s Share: $1,206,000.



Lexi Thompson Wins Meijer LPGA Classic

Last Updated on Sunday, 26 July 2015 20:48 Sunday, 26 July 2015 20:37

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BELMONT, Michigan (AP) — Lexi Thompson made sure she didn’t beat herself — and ended up defeating everyone else.

“I was just trying to be patient,” Thompson said after rallying from four shots back to win the Meijer LPGA Classic by a stroke. “Really, the whole day I was just trying to play my own game,”

The 20-year-old Florida player closed with a 6-under 65 at Blythefield Country Club for her fifth LPGA Tour victory. She won for the first time since the then-Kraft Nabisco Championship last year.

Thompson finished at 18-under 266 and earned $300,000.



This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 July 2015 23:13 Tuesday, 21 July 2015 22:43

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Site: Oakville, Ontario.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Glen Abbey Golf Club (7,273 yards, par 72).

Purse: $5.8 million. Winner’s Share: $1,044,000.



Chella Choi Beats Ha Na Jang in Playoff in LPGA Marathon Classic

Last Updated on Sunday, 19 July 2015 19:59 Sunday, 19 July 2015 19:44

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SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Ji Leon Choi promised his daughter he would caddie for her until she won the LPGA Tour.

Chella Choi isn’t so sure she’s ready to break up the team after winning the Marathon Classic.

“My father wants to retire because we promise, but I don’t know,” Choi said. “We will talk later.”

The 24-year-old South Korean player broke through in her 157th start on the tour, beating compatriot Ha Na Jang with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff at Highland Meadows.



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