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Comment from: John D [Visitor]
Don't worry, today is CHOKE day for Wie.
2005-07-31 @ 06:18
Comment from: Young Y [Visitor]
Man, you really have it in for this girl.

Give some people a soapbox and they'll punch a hole in it and use it as a latrine.
2005-07-31 @ 06:45
Comment from: Angela [Visitor]


Its official--you have the smallest penis in the universe!!
2005-07-31 @ 07:48
Comment from: AkamaiOkole [Visitor]
I'm not even going to dignify this trash with a comment.
2005-07-31 @ 07:50
Comment from: Cheryl [Visitor]

If Michelle wins-will you promise not to write in this website for the next year.

You really are a pathetic human being...

You know that Michelle's tied with your girl Paula Creamer then.

If you're knocking Michelle then you're mocking Paula too.
2005-07-31 @ 07:51
Comment from: Josh [Visitor]
YOU'RE A DOPE!!

Man--you must really have been beat up 15 year old girls all your life !

It must suck that you are such an untalented writer that you have to resort to trashing a talented 15 year old to get any recognition for your work.

We all know you're just doing this for attention-from the non existence of hits on your non-Michelle related articles.

There's like 1 or zero comments on your other mediocre articles but your Michelle articles get a LOT of attention.

That's really sad you have to bash her for people to pay attention to you. I guess negative attention is attention to.

That doesn't detract from the fact that you are worthless as a writer and a human being.
2005-07-31 @ 07:57
Comment from: Kevin [Visitor]


DAMN--YOU GET PUNKED BY JENNIFER MARIO EVERY TIME!

Its time to hand in your man card !!

I was rooting for Christie Kerr, but now I AM REALLY ROOTING FOR MICHELLE WIE!!
2005-07-31 @ 08:22
Comment from: Marco [Visitor]
You ARE desperately seeking some attention from people by talking about Wie. She is now referred as "this hype monster" and her specialty is "Losing. Losing well enough to impress the easily manipulated masses, … but losing nonetheless." . What a distorted point of view on a 15-year old amateur player and her play!

If you don't like her being touted as one of winner candidates, why don't you just focus on your candidate list, instead of putting your bad mouth on her and her future career. Please do not attempt to hitchhike this hyped(?) media attention on her.
2005-07-31 @ 08:55
Comment from: June [Visitor]
Anybody wnat to join the petition for canning this human-disgrace?

If this is a journalism and freedom of speech, then who need journalism or freedom of speech?

2005-07-31 @ 09:18
Comment from: Karen [Visitor]
Chris-you obviously have a problem with all the adults that have taken you to task with their comments.

Why don't you be a man and defend yourself against all us adults--we're older we can take it.

Stop wimping out, and picking on a 15 year old girl.

Also, your fascination with Paula Creamer is disturbing to say the least...
2005-07-31 @ 11:09
Comment from: Jason [Visitor]

Dude--your girl Paula Creamer just triple bogied the 13th hole!!!

She goes from 8th to 23rd with a -4 !!

Michelle is now in 5th place with a -8 !!

Karma is a biatch!! Your crazy ranting must have jinxed Creamer !
2005-07-31 @ 11:57
Comment from: Jason [Visitor]


Wow-what a winning attitude from Paula Creamer....dropping 15 spots off the leader board LOL !!
2005-07-31 @ 12:18
Comment from: dl [Visitor]
Dude, you have to stop obsessing with this 15-year old girl. You are like the boy who claims that girls are yucky, and then he can't stop talking about them.

The 15-year old girl who once rejected you - you have to get over it. You are a middle-age man now.
2005-07-31 @ 12:55
Comment from: roy brown [Visitor]
Michelle Wie doesn't have to win anything! She's 15 years old and doing quite nicely against older men and women.

Her time to win against this level of competition will come just as it did when she was beating all the 10-12 year old and 13 year old kids.

In the meantime, she is drawing a lot of attention to the womens game, and to the power of an extrodinary athlete to focus our attention. That's plenty for one 15 year old!

This Baldwin guy apparently writes his columns to get a response. It would appear to be how he measures his success, or perhaps he gets off on it? Never the less, he isn't very bright.
2005-07-31 @ 13:05
Comment from: James [Visitor]

FINAL RESULTS FOR WOMEN'S BRITISH OPEN

WINNER JEONG JANG

2ND SOPHIE GUSTAFSON

3RD MICHELLE WIE !!!!!!!!


5TH ANNIKA SORENSTAM

15TH PAULA CREAMER (he he!!!)
2005-07-31 @ 13:17
Comment from: Stephen [Visitor]
I thought I'd wait until Michelle Wie posted her scores -10 on the LGU.org website. Baldwin, you're like a one-note johnny aren't you. Your fanatical hatred of Michelle Wie does not bear any apparently logical reason, as shared by some other guys on this posting. You don't seem to be as hateful with any other American except to specifically targeting this 15-year old Asian American girl who is making a mark for herself and other minorities.

dude, you're similar to those religious/political/racial fanatics, except this is a sport which makes you even more demented.
2005-07-31 @ 13:25
Comment from: AhhSoo [Visitor]
Hey Baldwin, guess what? ...the Weetabix results are in.
You write "Personally, I'd enjoy seeing..."
Paula Creamer - Loss to Michelle
Cristie Kerr - Loss to Michelle
Annika Sorenstam - Loss to Michelle

You are 0 for 3 which for you is a perfect score because you are a BIG ZERO in life.
2005-07-31 @ 13:44
Comment from: Ken M [Visitor]
Hey loser....

Well, Michele DID NOT CHOKE today!!! And in haed to head this year against Paula she is 5 and 2!!!!!

Yes Annika is better than both youngsters.

Let's see now even though Michele AT FIFTEEN STILL has not won a tournament this year her earninss IN JUST SEVEN EVENTS would put her at over $600,000? How many 15 years olds do you know could make THAT MUCH MONEY!!!!!!!

Here's some interesting stats, including todays 3rd place finish at the British Open.......

In head to head Annika is 4-1-1 against Michele
In head to head Annika is 7 and 2 against Paula
In head to head Annika's average finish was 7th compared to Michele's 9th and Paula's 22nd
In head to head Annika's average score was -6.2 compardd to Michele's -2.8 and Paula's -0.3
In head to head Michele is 5 and 2 against Paula
Paula played 16 Women's events compared to Michele's 7
Paula' average finish was 13th place compared to Michele's 8th
Paula's average score was -2.3 compared to Michele's -3.3
2005-07-31 @ 14:30
Comment from: James [Visitor]


Ken M-

Don't forget Michelle Wie finished ahead of Annika too at the Evian Masters...
2005-07-31 @ 14:55
Comment from: Derek [Visitor]
Michelle Wie finished at top 3 in British Open, another great achievement for a 15 years old. Chris, on the other hand, choked big (again) for the day on his prediction.

Chris, get a life and try to find someone of "your kind" to mess up.
2005-07-31 @ 15:03
Comment from: Clay [Visitor]
Hey Chris BALDINGwin,
Wie didn't choke today but your girl Paula sure did!
2005-07-31 @ 15:12
Comment from: brad [Visitor]
Chris, you suck, again....
2005-07-31 @ 15:15
Comment from: MIke [Visitor]
Of all the small-minded, unprofessional blog articles I've read, this one takes first prize.

Somone needs some serious counselling since I can only conclude that you suffered some appalling abuse at some point in your early childhood to end up being so mean.

Picking on teenaged girls is the stuff of school playgrounds, not supposedly professional web sites. But then I guess that shows what sort of a man you are.
2005-07-31 @ 15:33
Comment from: John [Visitor]
Small heart, small head, very small penis. Chris, offering big unfriendly opinions about teenage girls with your acerbic pen will not help your obvious congenital deficiencies.

2005-07-31 @ 15:37
Comment from: Richie [Visitor]
well done J.J ure a lil cutie ! glad u won it but would of liked annika to of won but i think JJ deserved her chance as she shot excellent rounds ! ure sprrech at the end made me cry ! We love u babe! xxxxxx well done michelle and good luck to louise Stayl who is turning pro 2morra ! good look well done again JJ ure my hero ! xxxxxxxxxx
2005-07-31 @ 15:57
Comment from: Eugene [Visitor]
As a serviceman having recently served in Iraq, I am appalled to have put my life on the line defending the livelihood of scum such as Baldwin. The energy taken for him to write his hatred spewing comments would be better served with him in a Kevlar helmet and an M16 in his hands on the streets of Baghdad. But alas, this coward feels that an attack against a 15 year old girl would be a better use of his time. Baldwin is a bigot. Turn yourself in to your local police station immediately!
2005-07-31 @ 16:21
Comment from: Jim Coulthard [Visitor]
CHRIS BALDWIN obviously knows what he is doing. I don't think I've seen another blogger who has been able to elicit such a large number of responses. But lets keep the obscenities out of our responses. And don't assume Chris believes any of this stuff.
2005-07-31 @ 16:28
Comment from: D3termined [Visitor]
Michelle Wie....15 yr old amatuer golfer ties for 3rd at British Open (An LPGA Event).....

You call her a choke artist....?

What is she half your age?

Whatever...
2005-07-31 @ 16:41
Comment from: James [Visitor]
She's a third of his age...

Check out the receding hairline....
2005-07-31 @ 17:43
Comment from: James [Visitor]
And oh yeah---

Chris its spelled ounce not once dumbass!!

You no talent can't even spell wanna be writer!!
2005-07-31 @ 17:59
Comment from: Heywood Jablowme [Visitor]
I agree with Jim Coulthard. Baldwin is obviously sniping at Wie for the purpose of getting a large number of responses. It's lame tactics though. And I bet "John D" is Baldwin himself. But I'm glad to see so many poeple are supporting Wie.
2005-07-31 @ 18:00
Comment from: Shayna [Visitor]

Chris--make sure you post another one of your poorly written articles the night before every major Michelle is in..

The worse you write about Michelle-the better she does, and the worst Paula Creamer plays...

Oh yeah "OUNCE" is not "ONCE" --IDIOT!!
2005-07-31 @ 18:04
Comment from: Maari [Visitor]
Wow, you are unbelievably pathetic. How do you look at yourself every morning in the mirror? Or maybe you don't since there's certainly nothing to talk about in that department.

A 15-YEAR-OLD who's already WON the Women's Publinx two years ago and has come in 2nd and 3rd in two women's majors this year, and you have the audacity to say that her "specialty" is "losing"?!

This is the problem now with the Internet which allows twisted people like you (with obviously low intelligence) to publish crap such as this and actually get read.

I repeat, you are pathetic.

Disgustingly so.



2005-07-31 @ 18:11
Comment from: Michael [Visitor]


Chris B- you are truly ruining the reputation of this website--I really think whoever is running this place need to think of getting rid of you. Your hatred is bordering on the obsessive and insane. You're a disturbed individual-- I really hope you are fired in the next week so you can concentrate on getting some counseling .

Someone should warn Paula Creamer to get a restraining order out on you...
2005-07-31 @ 18:14
Comment from: Jay [Visitor]


GUYS--DON'T POST HERE AT THIS CRAZY GUYS ARTICLE--GO TO THE OTHER BLOGGERS-YOU ARE GIVING THIS ASS**** WHAT HE WANTS BY GIVING HIM ATTENTION!!

BETTER YET -GO TO JENNIFER MARIO'S BLOG AND RIP CHRIS BALDWIN APART THERE.

TIME TO STOP FEEDING THIS GUYS TWISTED EGO BY GIVING HIM ALL THESE COMMENTS...
DON'T GIVE THIS JERK ANY SATISFACTION....
2005-07-31 @ 18:17
Comment from: Chris Baldwin [Member] Email
Thank you, thank you very much. Some of you have made my point much more eloquently than I ever could.

When people feel the need to make small-minded personal attacks because they cannot handle an opposing viewpoint, it drives the truth home.

Michelle Wie is much more hype than results. She does not know how to win. That doesn't make her a choke artist (that came from the gallery). It does make her the most overhyped athlete in recent sports history. Maybe ever.

Deal with it.

And to defend John D, he's not me. He doesn't know me from Adam, but he's surely a much better writer than me. Frankly, I'm a little more concerned about John no initial who's apparently closely examined parts of my anatomy unbeknowst to me. Now that's taking dedicated reporting a little far, no John?



2005-07-31 @ 20:10
Comment from: You're a Stupid Idiot [Visitor]
Dude, man! Stop bashing on Wie. She's got more game and potential than any of the girls out there at the British Open. I bet you were one of those Tiger bashers 10 years ago when Tiger was still an amateur. Wie is not some overhyped one hit wonder. All the male pro golfers are impressed with her driving distance and short game. She is going to get stronger in these next few years. She has not missed a cut at any of the LPGA tournament, which is amazing, considering the amount of golf tournaments she has had to play this summer. Once she wins her first LGPA tournament, I hope you shut up and stop writing these retarded columns. My guess is that you got beat up by some 15 year old asian chick in the past and now you're taking it out on Wie. Get a life, white boy! Stop all these Wie-hating nonsense.
2005-07-31 @ 20:11
Comment from: June [Visitor]
Chris Baldwin talking about "small-minded post". Priceless.
2005-07-31 @ 20:29
Comment from: Wei [Visitor]
Well Chris, the pulitzer may be out of reach, but I have to admit, I'm impressed.

You've got a nice gig going here with your anti-Wie schtick - hey, a man's got to make a living somehow, right?
2005-07-31 @ 21:38
Comment from: James [Visitor]
Nice to finally see you have the guts to make an appearance Chris..

I'd like to see you defend Paula Creamer's performance at the British Open today but I don't think you're that intelligent.

Wow--are you really that dumb or do you really see no irony and hypcrisy in this statement of yours ??

"When people feel the need to make small-minded personal attacks because they cannot handle an opposing viewpoint, it drives the truth home."

Make sure you read it a few more times and think OK ??
2005-07-31 @ 23:38
Comment from: Guy [Visitor]
"When people feel the need to make small-minded personal attacks because they cannot handle an opposing viewpoint, it drives the truth home."

You're truly delusional. Get help man, before it's too late.
2005-08-01 @ 00:13
Comment from: Fred [Visitor]
I really don't understand your argument. Michelle Wie is a 15 year old amateur. A 15 year old girl who makes the cut in all the LPGA tournaments she's played in this year is impressive enough. Yet she's had two 2nd place finishes and just now a third place finish in the Women's British Open, but still you whine about how she hasn't won yet?! She's a 15 year old girl! Do you not understand that? What the hell is your problem?
2005-08-01 @ 00:22
Comment from: AkamaiOkole [Visitor]
Michelle has THREE 2nd place finishes and ONE 3rd place finish -- in 7 appearances, four of which were majors. Her worst showing this year was a 23rd at the US Open (where was in the lead after 3 round, and even after her one disaster round this year, she ended up tied with ANNIKA). Her record vs. Paula this year is 5-2. Her record vs. Annika in her last four events is 2-1-1 and that "loss" was a 2nd place finish to an Annika that wiped out the field at the McDonalds. I can't believe your are trashing a 15-year-old who has finished in the top 3 for 4 of 7 tournaments against the top women in the world. Most telling stat: her "per round earnings" had she accepted her tournament winnings is 2nd ONLY to ANNIKA, one of the greatest women golfers ever to walk the face of the earth and who is also in her prime. John D.'s statement that she "may" have won the money is stupid (i.e., like there was some doubt that she would have really won this money if she was a pro) -- the only reason she wasn't paid the money was that she didn't accept it -- there is no uncertainty regarding the amount. In fact, the money standings of everyone else is slightly OVERSTATED because every one who finishes below Michelle (and everyone has finished below Michelle at least twice, including Annika) gets money for one place higher than they finished simply because Michelle cannot accept her winnings. Yeah, I realize that mister no-penis Baldwin has a first amendment right to write whatever he pleases. But his latest diatribe is simply mean-spirited with no purpose whatsoever than to trash a sweet 15-year old girl in order to get his 15 minutes of fame. HOW SAD and PATHETIC. At least Michelle earns her fame on the golf course.
P.S. I like Paula too. They are both terrific young golfers and there is no reason to trash either one of them. Morgan Pressel is no slouch either. Why don't we just let them play and develop a natural rivalry like Jack, Arnie, and Lee (or maybe Gary)? Nuff said.
2005-08-01 @ 01:07
Comment from: John D [Visitor]
Well, now Wie can get on the bus and go back to school....where she belongs. Maybe all the HYPE will settle down for a while. (I hope). Maybe next year. Until then, we'll let the PROs WIN, OH, That's right the pros have won.
2005-08-01 @ 05:29
Comment from: June [Visitor]
Then maybe you will shut up for a while too, John D, which is good thing.

2005-08-01 @ 05:37
Comment from: af [Visitor]
i'm wondering why you have it in for Michelle?

you probally got the dump on from someone michelle reminds you of,

got beat up by a girl (or girls) like michelle.

or just have the smallest balls in world and you are jealous that a 15 year old girl can simply kick your ass on the golf course.

you may be right that she has not won a tournament YET but she is only 15 what were you doing at 15? playing with your chicken, getting dumped on and getting beat up by girls most likely.

no matter what you say or try to do your the kind of guy who will always just write about things going on where michelle is actually doing things and no matter what you say or do she going to be making MILLIONS while you are going to go home and complain how small your chickens is

mommy! mommy! Michelle's beating me up again!
2005-08-01 @ 05:39
Comment from: roy brown [Visitor]
I'm not sure I understand how a 15 year old girl that plays and wins in men's events, finishes iin the top 10 time and time again against older women, and competes in PGA events, is OVER HYPED?

But I sure don't care. She gets results that are better than any 15 year old I know and really, that is all that matters. Like I posted earlier, she doesn't HAVE TO WIN a darn thing at this point in her career.
2005-08-01 @ 06:40
Comment from: Paul Brown [Visitor]
I still cannot get over sportswritters who trash talk athlets. It's like their reliving their childhood and lashing out at for being picked last at every sport. Your constant badgering of Wie is so unsupported. I don't need to go over her stats, but for a 15 year old, they are very impressive. So quite being so biased, and report the facts, and not your over blown opinion, which really stinks.
2005-08-01 @ 10:51
Comment from: Charles Gauton [Visitor]
In part I agree, Wie has not won anything, yet, and is being badly advised.
Creamer who putted badly and is a winner has ambitions, when interviewed, is to win a (LPGA) major. Wie wants to qualify in the Masters at Augusta next year.
Interviewed she "wants to turn pro next year" 18 is the lpga limit.
At the moment she is getting invites and it does not matter if Wie does not win, as a pro at 18 it would matter and that will be the time to judge
2005-08-01 @ 11:05
Comment from: Sharon [Visitor]

Did you guys notice that after Jay posted to STOP giving this idiot sick satisfaction by posting on his blog--there was about an hour or two where no one posted?

Then Chris Baldingwin all of a sudden shows up and posts something so asinine he knew it would grab people's attention and therefore get people to start posting on his blog again?

THIS IS MY LAST POST AT THIS JERK'S BLOG----
I JUST WANT PEOPLE TO STOP POSTING AT THIS GUYS BLOG--HE IS NOT WORTH IT--

IF YOU WANT TO TRASH HIM--DO SO AT RON MON'S , KIEL CHRISTIANSON'S OR JENNIFER MARIO'S BLOG.

THE MORE YOU FEED THIS MONSTER -THE MORE HE LIKES IT--HE'S GOING TO KEEP ON POSTING RIDICULOUS THINGS JUST TO GET A REACTION

DO NOT GIVE HIM THE SATISFACTION!!

KIEL , RON , AND JENNIFER ACTUALLY HAVE FACTS TO BACK UP THEIR ARTICLES!!
2005-08-01 @ 12:56
Comment from: June [Visitor]
I am joining Sharone' bandwagon.

No more post from me at this jerk's blog.

He isn't worth it.

Everybody, come on and join.

Just post one last "Ditto" and nothing from now on.
2005-08-01 @ 13:29
Comment from: Papa Wie [Visitor]
Stop posting comments to his blog. Chris is full of shit and nonsense. He was just released from the mental institute not too long ago.
2005-08-01 @ 15:30
Comment from: Shanks [Visitor]
Everybody making these attacks on Baldwin is missing one of the points he's raising. My guess is that none of the comments are coming from anyone who has EVER won a golf tournament, especially from in front. It is an entirely different thing to come from behind. Pressure shows up when you are at or near the lead. Michelle has collapsed twice recently - at the Womens US Open and on the back 9 at John Deere when trying to stay above the cut line. Until she learns how to handle that emotionally, Creamer is the better golfer. I'll bet if you asked Michelle, she take the 2 wins instead of a few more "almosts".

But I disagree that will always be the case. Michelle will likely figure it out as many have done in the past. Most golfers need to lose first before learning how to win.
2005-08-01 @ 15:36
Comment from: Peter Heath [Visitor]
Chris,

I think that if I was as stupid as you are, I wouldn't constantly advertise it to the public.
2005-08-01 @ 15:54
Comment from: Chris Baldwin [Member] Email
Let's see, I have the insightful comments of clear thinkers who dare to look at something objectively like Shanks on my side. All you Wie delusionsals have the mad mutterings of "Papa Wie" and the tactical brilliance of June and Sharon on yours.

I'm good.

Thank you very much.

2005-08-01 @ 16:02
Comment from: alan [Visitor]
Chris
If you look at the stats from the five major tournaments this year. That is the Evian Masters plus the four Majors you will find that Wie on average position is second only to Annika, and not far behind either. I would say this makes her the second best female golfer in the world.
Alan
2005-08-01 @ 16:11
Comment from: Kyle [Visitor]
Chris--Give it up

You've lost this argument so many times-its not even funny!

You are owned!!!

Take your PUNKING like a MAN ! (or the semi-man that you are)

2005-08-01 @ 16:52
Comment from: Chris Baldwin [Member] Email
Alan, it's easy to respect your argument because you actually come with stats rather than grade school name calling. That said, I believe it's a flawed argument.

The second best female golfer in the world? The second best female golfer in the world hasn't won anything?

That's ridiculous. Sports is not about about finishing higher than someone while still losing, or "almost" making the cut. It's about winning. Under your argument, Phil Mickelson must be a better golfer than Tiger Woods because he finished ahead of Tiger in a bunch of tournaments neither won.

Never mind the fact it's 10-1 in majors for Tiger.

Paula Creamer has two LPGA wins. Michelle Wie has none.

I believe Creamer will turn out to be the more successful golfer (in wins, not endorsement hype money). Maybe, I'll be wrong. There's a first time for everything.

But anyone who declares they are sure Michelle Wie will be a sure superstar force are taking an even bigger gamble. The difference is I admit it.

Michelle Wie has shown no sign she knows anything about winning or ever will. Just because the truth hurts does not make it any less true.

2005-08-01 @ 17:58
Comment from: Ben Moore [Visitor]
Chris; I can't believe you call Michelle Wie the most over hyped athlete in recent memory. Are you so young that you don't remember Ed Marinaro (who by the way created for himself a fine second career as an actor)but I don't even see ANY over hype in Michelle Wie's career because she hasn't even yet had a career. When Tiger was the same age he hadn't even played in a PGA event much less finished 2nd and 3rd in two LPGA majors. Before you can call her over hyped you should at least wait until 3 years after she turns LPGA pro and if she doesn't have a win then, perhaps (but only perhaps) she could be called over hyped but if it turns out that 3 years after she turns LPGA pro that she wins the Masters and some other PGA event but possibly in very few LPGA events she does not win, then I guess you could call her a failure (NOT) LOL. Chris; I just think your best choice now is to just lay low (hide in some foxhole somewhere (preferably in Iraq))and wait till the results come in on a fifteen year old girl who is thrilling the imaginations of many sports fans just as Tiger did once. I remember the arguments that I once had at bars when Tiger first came out. Some refused to believe that Tiger would ever amount to much. (and this after winning 3 consecutive Amateur Titles)
I had thought at the time that it might be some sort of prejudice, but now I don't know what to think. (certainly nobody could be prejudice against such an incredibly beautiful, well spoken and such an obviously talented young athlete. (Ok I admit that I can be naive, LOL)
2005-08-01 @ 18:22
Comment from: alan [Visitor]
The fact that Michelle hasn't won a tournament doesn't preclude her from being no2. Facts are facts, over the five top tournaments this year Michelle has finished on average in 11th position 1/2 a position behind Annika on 10.5 and 3.25 in front of Paula who has an average of 14.25.
I do think Paula is very good but she can't compete with Wie.
Alan
2005-08-01 @ 19:55
Comment from: WieFan [Visitor]
Michelle Wie is da "MAN"!!!! she will get more endorsement money from Tiger. She is much better looking than Tiger. She has more sex appeal. Her game is unparalelled at her age, and she has not even reached her potential. She may not have won any LPGA tournament. But who cares, when your livelyhood does not depend on it. She is just out there having fun, traveling all over the US and Europe playing a sport that she loves. If she had been collecting checks, her earnings would be over $900,000, which would rank her in top 10 in the LPGA money standing. What better way to spend a summer vaction traveling to Europe to play golf. She'll get more money than Tiger because she'll be as popular in Asia as in the US. Stop all the obession with and bashing on Wie. Take a look at yourself in the mirron and ask yourself "how was your golf game when you were 13?" Were you able to hit golf ball 300 yards. LMAO
2005-08-01 @ 20:42
Comment from: Ben Moore [Visitor]
Chris, I just noticed a sentence in one of you articles re: Michell Wie in which you stated "Wie comes close, usually finding a way, any way, to mentally lose it." Is that what you really believe? Ridiculous, Michelle has had several bad starts in the last 2 tournaments and did splendidly to come back (her 3 final rounds in each of the last 2 tournaments were fantastic.)So to say she finds a way to lose is outright ridiculous, you should really pay more attention to pro golf instead of going to you nightly "white power" mettings. (LOL just kidding)

2005-08-01 @ 20:51
Comment from: Shanks [Visitor]
There is one other thing that could possibly work against Michelle ever reaching her full potential. She is 6 foot tall at 15 years old but could get taller, much taller. And one of the rarest things in golf is a great tall putter. As it is right now, the weakest part of her game by far is that she's only average on the greens.
2005-08-02 @ 08:03
Comment from: Norman [Visitor]
You think she is a LOSER.

.... because she didn't come first.

So her 2nd places count for nothing?

In only 7 events she has done tremendously well. Only one player can will a tournament, and it is a bit much to say she should win one, when only playing 7. If you put that challenge to Paula Creamer I bet she would fail (I love Paula too).

Don't forget the mens amateur championships. She qualified. Then she got through stroke play (finished in top 64. Then she beat 3 men in match play and got through to the quarter finals. (YES THE LAST EIGHT).

Name any other woman golfer who has got to the quarters of the mens amateur championship. Oops you can't. Infact she is the only female ever to qualify for any stage of these.

She is likely to win soon. To do as well as she has, simply makes her the best 15 year old golfer in the world. You cannot expect her to win full tournaments yet against the BEST golfers in the world. She has far exceeded my expectations in doing to well in all the tournaments she has played thus far.

Imagine any 15 year old boy missing the cut by so little in pga tournaments. No I didn't think you could!
2005-08-02 @ 14:33
Comment from: kuchkuch [Visitor]
correct me if I am wrong, but this guy sounds like a pedophile completely obsessed with michelle wie, and frustrated by his confusion over his pathetic behavior. How else would you explain his post?
2005-08-02 @ 15:39
Comment from: alan metcalfe [Visitor]
kuchkuch Are you talking about Norman or Chris?
Norman is probably obsessed with Michelle's play like a lot of other people. Chris has the opposite obsession which I can't understand. There is nothing to suggest either are pedophiles.
These sorts of comments have no place in a forum like this.
Get a life.
Alan
2005-08-03 @ 13:21
Comment from: Len [Visitor]
Your'e calling her a loser? What a cheap, pathetic and really embarrassing attempt to try and stir things up. Do you take such work home to show your parents, friends wife etc. - look what I created today?

If you want to see someone who's definitely not a winner, check the mirror.
2005-08-03 @ 22:15
Comment from: kuchkuch [Visitor]
alan,

I meant chris. but I do apologise for stooping so low, well actually it was meant to show how pointless his argument come across.
2005-08-03 @ 22:38
Comment from: Mike [Visitor]
If Mr. Baldwin is sincere in the context of his article, then he has done a great disservice to the one person he is suppossedly trying to support. You would think a professional journalist would know better. Sadly, many people will find themselves rooting against Paula especially when going head to head with Michelle Wie. That's already evident by some of the comments on this site. Paul Creamer seems like a nice young lady who can obviously play and deserves better than that. Niether she or Michelle have done anything to merit being dragged into a controversy such as this.
2005-08-04 @ 12:02
Comment from: Mike [Visitor]
"Michelle Wie has shown no sign she knows anything about winning or ever will."

Chris, this sentence illustrates the same subjective bias that you are accusing Wie fans of.

You may be able to argue that "Michelle Wie has shown no sign she knows anything about winning..." if you were to back this up with evidence, but you tack on "...or ever will." which is purely a pejorative statement (look it up).

You cannot possibly know this after one not-even-half season on the LPGA tour at age 15 and, frankly, your comments detract from the remarkable achievements she managed so far in such a shot time.

I accept that Wie has made herself a target for a lot of narrow-minded criticism in the past 12 months--that was her choice. But face it, she doesn't belong on the junior circuit any more. When you can come second in three pro tournaments (two of them majors), and not miss the cut in any of them, she's found a home with her peers. I doubt she would take much pride (or gain much experience) out of beating up on other 15 year-olds at this.

Who cares if she doesn't win for another couple of season? I don't even know if Wie cares (I know she wants to, but she knows she still has to improve her putting before she can start winning). All I do know is that everyone who knows golf (well, almost everyone) believes she has the talent, ability, and determination to win, and win many times in the future.

Last point. When Wie gets back out on the golf course next summer, you might want to resist the temptation to put up a Wie-bashing blob entry every Saturday night. It's not very clever, and it's certainly not very interesting. You may continue to be "right" for a while, but that would prove absolutely nothing except that you have difficulty finding things to write intelligently about.
2005-08-04 @ 22:44
Comment from: Mike [Visitor]
...wish I could edit for spelling, though perhaps "blob entry" might be close enough to the mark :-)
2005-08-04 @ 22:47
Comment from: Shayna [Visitor]

For those interested--

Michelle Wie will be on David Letterman August 8 Monday

and Good Morning America the next morning Aug. 9 :)
2005-08-05 @ 07:18
Comment from: alan metcalfe [Visitor]
Well put Mike.
We all know he doesn't really believe the crap he writes.
Blob, maybe a Freudian slip.
Just remember Chris.
99% of the professional female golfers would have been happy swapping their results with Michelle's because she was more successful, check out the stats.
Ask Meg Mallon, Juli Inkster, Laura Davies, Gloria Park, Grace Park etc.
Alan
2005-08-05 @ 12:30
Comment from: alan metcalfe [Visitor]
Not only did Michelle show she belonged on the professional tour at the very top, when she turns pro on her 16th birthday she will probably make $10-20 million in the blink of an eye.
This is just rubbing salt into the wounds of her critics. Especially the female golfers.

Alan
2005-08-05 @ 12:37
Comment from: JUNO GATO [Visitor]
Michelle Wei is another Tiger Woods. We need them to keep the golf game going. Although a lot of good prospects are emerging as super golf players. Natalie Gulbis has the potential to be an icon. Paula can be up there too. Ochoa has that ability. We need this type of players to draw millions of people to follow this game. It means big bucks for the industry.
2005-09-21 @ 14:35
Comment from: unknownerrrrr [Visitor]
Don't you just loveeeeeeeeeeeeee it Baldwin

a 15 yr. old korean golfer is beating all those old geezers.

I wouldn't be surprise, of course, if Wie beats you. But then again, your just a poor ol' journalist.
2005-10-05 @ 23:41
Comment from: Nick [Visitor]
Does anyone know if Wie has a fan club or anyway to get in touch with her, because I'm just any average 15 year old asian seeking a famous asian partner!
2005-10-07 @ 22:36
Comment from: JUNO GATO [Visitor]
To all people who hates Michelle Wie, Thanks a lot we need to stay on top of this. Without your hot and fiery comments then there will be no controversy. More power to you guys. By the way who is better Paula or Michelle. I think Paula is the better one. Michelle probably is good but will not match what Paula can do in the game of golf not popularity contest. Paula should be making the big commercials not Michelle. Natalie Gulbis is probaly the most beautiful golfer I know. Who else?
2005-10-26 @ 14:55
Comment from: Golf Eddy [Visitor]
Michelle Wie is a very good young lady golfer right now and when her game matures a little more,(and it will), then she will become a great lady golfer someday and probably win a few on the men's PGA circuit too. I have no doubt about it.
2006-07-15 @ 04:30
Comment from: Ed Haskell [Visitor]
Michell is very pretty. She has talent. The way she is being handled is destroying any possibility she has to reach her potential. As far as all the koolaid drinking fans go, it wasn't I who compared her to Tiger Woods. Don't you get it? They keep putting her in these men's events she has no chance in and then praise her for taking a chance. What chance? I wouldn't be surprised if many of the women's champions would make the cut for the men's events. But is isn't about making the cut. It is about winning! Get it?

For thoses obsessed with a woman winning the mens' why not just have one golf association regardless of gender? How many women golfers would be able to make a living then?
2006-09-11 @ 10:32
Comment from: my insights [Visitor] Email
I have to agree with most of the replies.
And I know that every humanbeings deserves something called freedom of speech, but did you know that there is such a thing as a limit? Some stars or famous people worked their ass off working for where they are today. Do you suppose people like Michelle Wie was born with a talent to golf? Of course not. Most people train and practice like any human being in this planet.

I know alot of people have a right to critisize on mistakes, scandals, or for people like Michelle Wei, what they have in the future. These are all the public input and no law can stop any human from stopping it. However, there is such a thing called conscience that stops you from going to the extreme.

Do you realize stars some worship and curse all the same commit suicide because of extreme criticisms? Some stars are really conscious of what the world views them as and suffers from it.

Michelle Wei is a really young golfer. She has years to learn and years to mature. You can't blaim her for acting her age. Everyone should expect great thihngs from her in the future and urge people like her forward not drag her down. I hope my insight helps your journalism in the future. Thanks
2007-01-31 @ 15:29

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