Trying for the men's Open only ups pressure cooker
Yes, yes, yes, Michelle Wie should have the chance. That isn't the issue. As Jack Nicklaus was just saying: If you've got the game -- man, woman or child -- come on down and give it a shot for the U.S. Open.
In the end, this isn't about the rights of the kid but about the responsibilities of the grown-ups to protect a prodigy for the long run.
That she has the talent to make the cut in the U.S. Open sectional qualifier on Monday in Summit, N.J., isn't as much the concern ...
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