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Wie ends wait at Women's Open

Michelle Wie secured her first major title with a superb two-shot victory in the US Women's Open.

The 24-year-old rolled in a 25-foot birdie putt on the 17th hole and then closed with an even-par 70 for a two-shot victory over Stacy Lewis.

This landmark triumph should lift some of the pressure off Wie, who has been in the spotlight since she caught the media's attention at the age of 13.

But the American almost let it slip, dropping two strokes at the 16th hole.

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