Beauty with Brian is what comes to mind when the golfer Michelle is mentioned. Her world is a world of career successes that come with fame. As a teenager, she became famous for competing with men, and later became the youngest golfer to qualify for the LPGA Tour and also won the Tour with a record four wins. She is also the youngest player to win the U.S. Women’s Amateur Publick Links, and her impressive performances in the world of women golfers seem unstoppable.
Would you like to know what we learned about her background, her parents, whether she is married or not, whether she has a boyfriend or is gay, and her height and measurements? You’ve covered them all here, so just read and get to know Michelle Wie, just as she told you her story herself.
Background Information on Michelle Wie
Not many people born in 1989 have the ability to hit the tee shot from three hundred yards away, but for one born in Honolulu Hawaii on October 11th exactly, it makes How effortless to the admiration and amazement of golf lovers and casual players. Michelle Wie is of South Korean descent but has American citizenship. She renounced her South Korean citizenship in February 2013.
Her Korean birth name is Wie Seong-mi Hangul, but in the USA, her country of birth, we call her Michelle Sung Wie or simply Michelle Wie.
Born in the USA, Michelle also received her education here. She received her high school education at the Punahou School in Honolulu, which she completed in 2007, before enrolling at Stanford University, with which her South Korean family has ties. Her school education did not stop her interest in golf, although the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) rules do not allow her to play on the Stanford golf team.
For the first three years of her studies, she attended classes only in the fall and winter, as she took leave to play golf off-campus as a professional. Nonetheless, Michelle Wie graduated from college in March 2012 and majored in Communications in June.
Michelle’s parents are both South Koreans who immigrated to the States in the 1980s. Her father Wie Byung-Work was a professor of management in the travel industry at the University of Hawaii, while her mother Bo Wie was a South Korean amateur women’s golf champion in 1985 and was also a former Miss Korea.
Our findings showed that Michelle Wie is a family of scholars, since her paternal grandfather, Dr. Sang-Kyu Wie, was professor emeritus at Seoul National University, just as her father was a professor and an aunt and uncle of hers are both college graduates.
Michelle’s Golf Career
Like most other athletes, Michelle started playing the sport at a very young age, playing amateur golf from the age of 10, and became the youngest golfer to qualify for the U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship.
Being a young player didn’t mean that the South Korean-born golfer played just for fun, she hit the bull’s eye, and by her 13th birthday, she had won the Hawaii State Open, Women’s Division golf tournament in 2002, followed by her victory in 2003 at the U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links and winning the Curtis Cup in 2004. After setting such great records as an amateur player, she didn’t need a fortune teller to tell her to play professionally after that.
As a professional golfer, Michelle Wie began touring Hawaii in 2005 for players such as Casio World Open, John Deere Classic, and Sony Open. She won her first professional tournament in 2014 at the US Women’s Open and finished second at ANA Inspiration the same year. She has a total of five professional wins, four of which are LPGA tours; Lorena Ochoa Invitational (November 15, 2009), CN Canadian Women’s Open (August 29, 2010), LPGA Lotte Championship (April 19, 2014), and HSBC Women’s World Championship (March 4, 2018). Their only championship wins to date in the U.S. Women’s Open (June 22, 2014). In recognition of her achievements, she has won awards and honors such as Member, U.S. Solheim Cup Team, in 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017 and Member, Curtis Cup Team, in 2004. Among her awards is the Laureus World Sports Award for the breakthrough of 2004 and the ESPY Award for the best female golfer, which she won 10 years later, in 2014.
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Her Boyfriend, is she Married or Gay?
Successful sportswomen have not robbed Michelle Wie of love. Her love interest at the time was Robin Lopez, a basketball player for the Portland Trail Blazers. It was said that her relationship with him lasted only a few months in 2008.
However, Michelle is known to keep a low profile when it comes to love and romance. Her publicly known love interest is now Adam Zahn, a former basketball player, and her fans still firmly believe that they are still together, even though they are not married yet.
Since she has been associated with a few men in the past and one man in the present, it cannot be said that Michelle Wie is sexually attracted to her fellow women, or at least she has not revealed this herself.
Height and Body Measurements
The talented golfer has a height of 6 feet, which makes her tower above most women and some men. She weighs about 68 kg, and her body measurements were taken at 35-24-35 inches. She wears a bra size 34A, while her shoe size is US size 11 and her dress size is US size 4.