Hawaiian golfer who went professional at age 16.
She was graduated from Stanford University in 2012 with a communications degree.
At age 10, she became the youngest golfer to qualify for a USGA amateur championship; at age 12, she became the youngest golfer to qualify for an LPGA amateur event.
Her parents were Korean immigrants Byung-Wook and Hyun-Kyong Wie.
Like Tiger Woods, her status as a world-famous golfer opened the door to numerous product endorsements.