My best is yet to come: Michelle Wie

American golfer Michelle Wie enjoying the moment after winning last year's HSBC Women's World Championship at Sentosa Golf Club.
American golfer Michelle Wie enjoying the moment after winning last year's HSBC Women's World Championship at Sentosa Golf Club.ST FILE PHOTO

HSBC Women's c'ship holder admits unfulfilled dreams, eyes No. 1 ranking

She was just 16 when the women's world golf rankings were introduced in February 2006, but she had already turned professional four months back, signing sponsorship contracts worth more than US$10 million (S$13.6 million) a year.

Armed with a fluid golf swing, Michelle Wie was compared to top male golfers, earning her monikers such as "The Big Wiesy" (after Ernie Els "The Big Easy") and "the female Tiger Woods".

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 20, 2019, with the headline 'My best is yet to come: Wie'. Print Edition | Subscribe