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Comment from: Alex [Visitor]
Annika just finished a bogey-free 5 under 67 in Mexico. Impressive for her first time out this year.
03/10/06 @ 18:31
Comment from: Kristen [Visitor]
Annika rocks!
03/11/06 @ 19:36
Comment from: Norman [Visitor]
Well Shanks,
Annika did it.
Paula Creamer did very well in the second round to get into the last group with Annika.

However, Annika performed on the back nine, and that was that.

So far Paula Creamer hasn't stepped up to the mark, when faced with Annika down the stretch. However, Paula is getting very valuable experience and eventually Annika is bound to have an off day, and if Paula can hold on and take the title, it would mean great things for her confidence and for her challenging Annika after that.

Unfortunately for Wie, it will probably be a major when she faces Annika down the stretch, and she won't have as much valuable experience as Paula has.
03/12/06 @ 18:24
Comment from: One-Putt [Visitor]
Annika seemed to coast along to the win after her great first round.

Natalie had an incredible final round tying the course record. Now if she could just see her put some rounds together she may have a shot at her first win after three years on the tour.

Paula couldn't recover from a couple of bad lies in the final round and it took her out of contention quickly. Overall though she looked more comfortable in Mexico than she did in Hawaii. The Deer in the headlights look was long gone. Maybe the Golf Carts helped get over the hump.

Lorena was never in the match held in her home country. It is so tough to be the favorite.

Only four players were hit with the trots during the event, setting a new low for a tournament in Mexico. I bet they pack in their own chow and water next year.
03/13/06 @ 07:48
Comment from: Paul W [Visitor]
Paula was actually in sole lead for a few holes on the front 9, but was unable to capitilize. I don't think she was intimidated by Annika. She did a good job of avoiding bogies and giving herself chances for birdies, but the putts weren't dropping. Annika was able to win with an uninspiring 2 under.

Pressel and Miyazato have their work cut out for them to get ROY. The current money leader Seon Hwa Lee is a rookie and has played well in all three events so far. Lots of time left, though Miyazato has been pretty mediocre.
03/13/06 @ 11:30
Comment from: ToddCommish [Visitor]
Annika = Secretariat

She'll have to break a leg before anyone catches her.
03/13/06 @ 19:26
Comment from: Jim COULTHARD [Visitor]
To be compared to Secretariat, it is not enought to win. You have to win as a 3-year old, and not even michelle Wie can claim to have done that.
03/13/06 @ 21:33
Comment from: kaialii [Visitor]
Norman said:
"Unfortunately for Wie, it will probably be a major when she faces Annika down the stretch, ..."

This has already happened in the 2003 Kraft Nabisco. Michelle made a huge move on "moving day" to get into the final group on Sunday with Annika and Patricia Meunier-Lebouc. Then faded badly on Sunday to finish T9th.
03/14/06 @ 06:23
Comment from: Johnny N. [Visitor]
Are you saying that Michelle faded as a 13 year old, in the final group with the worlds best player and sliped to 9th place.

Actually, Kaialii, even though, there would be no shame if she did fade, you are lying or else mistaken.

Micelle Wie's scores:
72, 74, 66, 72.

Michelle's simply had an excellent 3rd round. Her last round score was equal or better than her previous 2 rounds, so that is not fading.

It is simply an excellent 3rd round, and an average fourth round for her.
03/14/06 @ 07:48
Comment from: Alex [Visitor]
ToddC, Just in case you don't already know it, Secretariat lost races several times in his career. He was, however, the greatest thoroughbred of his era and quite possibly the best all-around thoroughbred in history. Annika is in that same class. She doesn't win them all, but she does win a lot and over quite a long period.
03/14/06 @ 08:42
Comment from: One-Putt [Visitor]
Consistency of play is something that is developed over decades not years.

Annika at the Mastercard made adjustments to her swing and stance mid round. She did not have her "A" game the last two days, but was able to manufacture a win. Nobody does it better.

Did anyone notice that Annika was sporting a new Sponsor's Logo on her Polo? The deal with Lexus is done and the Mercedes logo is history.

Hey Michelle is looking for a good used car, maybe Annika will be selling a few Mercedes to make room for the fleet of new Toyotas she is expected to drive in her contract. I wonder which Buick models Tiger drives around Isleworth?

03/14/06 @ 13:29
Comment from: Jim COULTHARD [Visitor]
Michelle Wie did slip a bit to a 4 over 76 in the final round of the 2003 Kraft--but give her a break. That wss the first time she made an LPGA cut. She was in the final group--but was never that close to the leaders.

Was anyone else surprised to see Annika's Rolex rating drop folllowing her win? Wie's rating dropped quite a bit.
03/14/06 @ 18:54
Comment from: The Truth [Visitor]
Get your facts straight Johhny N. Michelle shot a 76 on the final day of the 2003 Kraft Nabisco and was never a factor becuase of her poor play on the final day. It's always the same with you Wie fans: endless praise for her good rounds followed by endless excuses for her sub-par rounds. I probably wouldn't have wasted my time correcting you, but seeing how we are now 3 years later in the career of Michelle Wie and she is still exhibiting the same tendencies and has yet to win, I thought I might just remind you of that. Don't lie: When Michelle was coming off her ONLY major amateur title in 2003 and firing those kind of scores on the LPGA tour as a 13 year-old who here thought 3 years, loads of experience and even more distance later she would still be in the exact same position--WINLESS. My guess would be none of you--that's why you all cling to her age as your master excuse even though you all know deep down in your hearts that she has had the ability and talent not to mention opportunity to win by now. You just can't admit that she doesn't have the killer instinct she doesn't have "it" and it kills you.
03/14/06 @ 20:45
Comment from: Jim COULTHARD [Visitor]
Wie was never a factor in the 2003 Kraft because she started 4 shots back of the leader. The leader won with a 73 that was only 3 shots better than what Wie shot.
03/14/06 @ 22:53
Comment from: kaialii [Visitor]
Johnny N.,
Just picking my words to chum the board. It worked, I did get lots of replies.
03/15/06 @ 02:19
Comment from: melissa [Visitor]
what does annika endorse?
04/04/06 @ 13:57
Comment from: Shanks [Member] Email
She endorses Callaway & Mercedes but I don't know them all.
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