One of the vital recognizable faces of the LPGA this millennium might be taking a break from aggressive golf.
Michelle Wie West instructed Golfweek that she is planning to step away from aggressive play following subsequent week’s U.S. Girls’s Open at Pine Needles in Southern Pines, North Carolina. The 32-year-old turned the youngest participant to ever qualify for an LPGA occasion at age 12.
In keeping with ESPN senior author Mark Schlabach, Wie West additionally stated she plans to play in subsequent 12 months’s Girls’s Open at Pebble Seashore. Wie West is a five-time LPGA winner, together with her solely main championship coming on the 2014 U.S. Girls’s Open.
In her interview with Golfweek, Wie West did not precisely name the announcement an official retirement, saying “I am positively not ruling something out.”
“Wie West gave beginning to her daughter, Makenna, in June 2020. She stated she has struggled to maintain up with the bodily calls for of enjoying on tour. She has competed in only one occasion this season, the opening Hilton Grand Holidays Event of Champions, through which she completed tied for final,” Schlabach wrote. “‘At instances, if I do play quite a lot of golf,’ she stated. ‘I am simply in mattress. Or I am unable to carry (Makenna) up, and that scared me.”