“Support us!” the veteran of the women’s Tour, Michelle Wie West, expressed her opinion on the matter. “I think it starts with podcasts like yourselves having me as a female on,” she added.Wie discussed how to grow women’s golf in a recent episode of the Golf Subpar podcast
Michelle Wie began to play at a very young age of 4. Including the youngest winner of the 2001 Jennie K. Wilson Invitational, Wie had set several records as an amateur golfer. Although she turned professional in 2005, she didn’t join the LPGA Tour until 2009. Notably, she earned the Tour ticket on her first attempt.
Wie has won 5 LPGA Tour titles, including the U. S. Women’s Open in 2014. Michelle had also competed for Team USA 5 times in the Solheim Cup. As a veteran golfer, Wie understands what makes and breaks the game for women on the Tour. And so, she shared the same on the podcast.
“Money makes money,” Wie exclaimed in the Golf Subpar podcast. “There has to be a significant investment from broadcast and networks to put in the same amount of network investment on the LPGA Tour.”
“When you have a less entertaining product, people are not gonna watch it,” Michelle Wie West stated. Additionally, she explained that the broadcasting networks and sponsors invest more money in the men’s Tour. According to her, more money will attract more viewership!