With her two-under-286, 19th-place finish at the Safeway
International, Michelle Wie continues to make a case for herself
as the game's ultimate phenom. Here's how she stacks up against
Tiger Woods, her only competition for the crown, through age 14.

[TIGER WOODS]

10 MONTHS
Begins imitating father's swing

2 YEARS
Putts against Bob Hope on The Mike Douglas Show

3 YEARS
Shoots 48 for nine holes at Navy Golf Course in Cypress, Calif.

5 YEARS
Appears in Golf Digest and on That's Incredible!

8 YEARS
Wins Optimist International Junior Championship

9 YEARS
Repeats at Optimist International

11 YEARS
Publicly states career ambition: to break Jack Nicklaus's record
of 18 major wins

12 YEARS
Wins again at Optimist International

13 YEARS
Repeats at Optimist International; braces removed

14 YEARS
Repeats at Optimist International and is named Southern
California Amateur Player of the Year

[MICHELLE WIE]

4 YEARS
Takes up game

7 YEARS
Shoots 86 in first 18-hole round

10 YEARS
Shoots a 64; becomes youngest to qualify for U.S. Women's Amateur
Public Links

[11 YEARS]
Youngest to win Jennie K. Wilson Invitational and Hawaii State
Women's Stroke Play

[12 YEARS]
Becomes youngest to qualify for LPGA, at Takefuji Classic;
reaches semis of U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links

[13 YEARS]
Wins Women's Hawaii State Open (by 13 strokes); ties for ninth at
Kraft Nabisco (youngest to make cut in LPGA event); wins U.S.
Women's Amateur Public Links; makes cut in six of seven LPGA
starts; appears on ESPN the Magazine cover; braces removed

[14 YEARS]
Shoots 72-68 in PGA Tour's Sony Open to miss cut by a stroke;
publicly states her career ambition: to play in the Masters

COLOR PHOTO: CHRIS HELGREN/REUTERS (WOODS) TIGERDEC. 30, 1975 COLOR PHOTO: STEVE GRAYSON/WIREIMAGE.COM (WIE) MICHELLE OCT. 11, 1989

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)