Michelle Wie: Annika Sorenstam apologized to me for criticism

Michelle WieMichelle Wie says Annika Sorenstam apologized for criticizing her in a recent interview.

In an interview with Golf Magazine, Sorenstam said Wie has “almost gone backwards” in her golf career, among other negative comments.

“She actually reached out to me last night, said a couple of things got misquoted,” Wie said Thursday, via The Associated Press. “I thought that was really nice of her to reach out to me. She apologized for what she said, and that’s that.”

Wie says she didn’t read the interview, so she was unaware of Sorenstam’s exact comments.

Sorenstam responded to a question about playing against the men at Colonial in 2003 and said it was the highlight of her career. Wie, once considered a prodigy, also played on the PGA Tour. Sorenstam was asked if that devalued her accomplishment.

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