What they're saying about Michelle Wie
Some recent commentary on Michelle Wie, collected from the national press:
Annika Sorenstam, after Wie shot a 66 at the Kraft Nabisco Championship: "I cannot relate at all. She's playing at a totally different level than I did at that age."
Sorenstam, again: "Who knows what she will be when she's 20? Maybe she'll be ready for the PGA Tour. What do I know?"
Champions Tour player Dick Mast: "She's got a beautiful swing, it's amazing she's only in the eighth grade."
Se Ri Pak, 25-year-old LPGA star who has won four major in past five seasons: "Wow, she's got some swing."
Davis Love III, winner of The Players Championship and the current money leader on the PGA Tour: Wie's swing is "close to perfection."
Vijay Singh, former Masters champion who made headlines last week by criticizing Annika Sorenstam's appearance in the Colonial: "You watch her swing and say, 'That's normal.' Then you realize that she's only 13 and that's ... that's unbelievable."
Fred Couples: "When you see her hit a golf ball ... there's nothing that prepares you for it. It's just the scariest thing you've ever seen."
Tom Lehman: "She looks like she is 18 and her golf swing is perfect. Her poise is unbelievable. Either you've got it or you don't. And this girl's got it."
PGA Tour veteran Tim Herron, after a round with Wie in the Sony Open Pro-Am: "She drove the ball almost as far as I did. She can bomb it. She's going to be a world-beater on the LPGA Tour."
Rosie Jones, 20-year LPGA vet: "She's got the most beautiful swing I've ever seen. You think you're looking at Tiger woods. Just a huge arc. It's awesome."
An anonymous fan, watching her hit on the driving range at Eagle's Landing: "Are you kidding me?"
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