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National Post: Wie's Bad Break, Good for Canada

My regular Thursday column in the National Post is now posted online.

Here’s a taste:

The most popular female player to have never won a professional event of any magnitude is coming to Canada. But only time will demonstrate which Michelle Wie shows up in Edmonton in August for the CN Canadian Women’s Open.

Will it be the Wie who nearly won the 2006 Kraft Nabisco Championship, the first major on the LPGA Tour, or the broken- down teenager who hit her driver sideways and shot 77-81 at the 84 Lumber Classic last fall?

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Robert Thompson

A bestselling author and award-winning columnist, Robert Thompson has been writing about business and sports, and particularly golf, for almost two decades. His reporting and commentary on golf has appeared in Golf Magazine, the Globe and Mail, T&L Golf and many other media outlets. Currently Robert is a columnist with Global Golf Post, golf analyst for Global News and Shaw Communications, and Senior Writer to ScoreGolf. The Going for the Green blog was launched in 2004.

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  • Her injury could have been a blessing in disguise.

    At the end of last year you could tell that Wie really needed a break.

    Maybe she should be taking all year off this year and come back fresh next season.

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