Tag Archives: Canadian Women’s Open

Aug
30
2010
By Stephanie Wei under LPGA

Sorry, I couldn’t help myself. Besides, you guys spell and pronounce my name wrong all the time. It’s only fair that I get to have some fun with people getting confused or some wondering if we’re related. The only differences in our last names is the order of the “i” and the “e” and mine is pronounced “way” and Michelle is “wee.” She’s Korean and I’m Chinese. Oh, and she’s also a lot better at golf than me.

But I digress.

Michelle Wie shot 12-under with scores of 65-69-72-70 to win the Women’s Canadian Open by thee shots over the foursome of Kristy McPherson, Jiyai Shin, Suzann Pettersen and Jee Young Lee. Wie kicked off the tournament with a solid 65 and never looked back, leading wire-to-wire to capture her second-career LPGA victory.

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Aug
30
2010
By Stephanie Wei under LPGA

In the past four weeks, rules controversies and the repercussions for breaking them have been making more headlines than usual. At last week’s Canadian Women’s Open, Shi Hyun Ahn and Ilmi Chung were disqualified for signing incorrect scorecards. But this may have not just been your run-of the-mill mistake. Precipitated by allegations and reports from LPGA caddie and blogger Larry Smich, there’s also a potential cheating scandal with possibly grave consequences (if Smich could have a say).

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