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Sandler's nod of approval elevates Wie

Posted: June 27, 2014 at 3 a.m.

Michelle Wie enjoyed the trappings that came with last week’s U.S. Women’s Open victory and said she is excited to be in Rogers for this week’s LPGA event.

Michelle Wie arrived at Pinnacle Country Club on Thursday after a whirlwind week that began Sunday when she won the U.S. Women's Open at Pinehurst No. 2 in Pinehurst N.C.

LPGA Wal-Mart Northwest Arkansas Championship

WHEN Today-Sunday

WHERE Pinnacle Country Club, Rogers

PURSE $2 million. Winner receives $300,000

2013 CHAMPION Inbee Park

TELEVISION Golf Channel: 7:30-9:30 p.m. today (tape delayed); 4-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

TICKETS $25 for all-week pass, $15 daily today, Saturday or Sunday. Children 17-and-younger admitted free with a ticketed adult. All military personnel and veterans admitted free with valid military identification.

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