Wie Gets ShopRite Invite

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GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. -- Thirteen-year-old Michelle Wie has been given a sponsor's exemption to play in the ShopRite LPGA Classic in late June.
 
Wie, of Honolulu, received national attention last summer when she qualified for two LPGA Tour events, the Takefuji Classic and the Wendy's Championship. She received a sponsor's exemption for the LPGA's Asahi Ryokuken International.
 
Wie reached the semifinals of the United States Women's Amateur Public Links at age 12, becoming the youngest ever semifinalist in any women's USGA amateur event.
 
'It will be a real treat for golf fans in our region to see the young lady whom many believe will someday be the most dominant player in all of golf,'' tournament executive Ruth Harrison said.
 
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