Wie moves on to next tournament
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. » Michelle Wie tied for fourth at the LPGA Tour's sectional qualifying school, advancing to December's final stage as she tries to earn playing privileges on the top women's golf circuit.
Michelle Wie will have to finish in the top 40 in December to receive her LPGA Tour card
» LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament, Dec. 3-7, 2008 at LPGA International in Daytona Beach, Fla.
» Top 20 finishers receive LPGA Priority status
» Finishers 21-40 earn cards, but can enter fewer tournaments
Wie shot a 1-under-par 71 on the Dinah Shore course at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, California. She finished at 8-under for the week, 8 strokes behind medalist Sun-Ju Ahn of South Korea, who shot a 4-under 68 during her fourth round.
Amateur Anna Nordqvist of Sweden was the runner-up at 14 under after a 2-under finish, and Japan's Miki Saiki was third at 12 under. Japan's Shiho Oyama and Texan Stacy Lewis tied Wie.