Michelle Wie is in the hunt for $1-million bonus

Michelle Wie
Michelle Wie tees off at No. 17 during the second round of the CME Group Tour Championship at Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, Fla.
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Michelle Wie played well enough in the CME Globe Tour Championship to consider a million ways her great year can get even better.

On another blustery day, Carlota Ciganda of Spain had a five-under 67 to share the lead with Julieta Granada of Paraguay, who shot 70, in Naples, Fla. They were a stroke ahead of Morgan Pressel, who birdied all the par-five holes in her round of 66.

Wie had a 67 and emerged as a possibility to win the Race to CME Globe and collect the $1-million bonus. Wie was two shots off the lead and in prime position to capture the biggest payoff in women’s golf.

Stacy Lewis struggled to a 74 and was six shots behind. Inbee Park was eight shots back after a 74.



Defending champion Adam Scott stayed in contention at the Australian Masters with a four-under 68 to leave him six shots off the lead after two rounds at Metropolitan Golf Club in Melbourne.

Leader Michael Wright shot a second-round 68 for a 36-hole total of nine-under 135, two strokes ahead of fellow Australian Paul Spargo on a crowded leaderboard.

Scott, who was tied for 12th, has won the last two Australian Masters, also at Melbourne sand-belt courses — Royal Melbourne last year and Kingston Heath in 2012.


His playing partner, 2006 U.S. Open champion Geoff Ogilvy, was five strokes behind after a 71.

All three Americans made the cut — Kyle Stanley was two under after a 73, Boo Weekly (72) was even and Zac Blair (75) was one over.


Lee Janzen shot a four-under 68 at Pebble Beach for a two-stroke lead over Andrew Putnam after two rounds of the Callaway Pebble Beach Invitational.

Janzen, a two-time U.S. Open winner, had a bogey-free round. He is at 11-under 133.

Putnam, a PGA Tour rookie, followed his 69 at Spyglass Hill with a 66, also at Pebble Beach.

PGA Tour rookie Tony Finau, who had a two-shot lead after an opening-round 63, had a 79 at Spyglass and is among seven players at two under.

Hall of Famer Annika Sorenstam carded a 79 at Spyglass. She is at 152.


The 43rd tournament features 82 players from the four major tours as well as mini tour and club pros.