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USA TODAY Sports Eventual winner Michelle Wie reacts to a missed birdie attempt on the seventh hole during the final round of the U.S. Women’s Open Sunday at the Pinehurst Resort and Country Club No. 2 in Pinehurst, N.C.

Pro Golf: Wie wins Open; Lehman breaks drought

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PINEHURST, North Carolina — Michelle Wie picked up all sorts of believers in the U.S. Women’s Open.

She won her first major championship, using an eagle to fend off a charge from the world’s top-ranked female player and a late birdie on the way to Sunday’s victory.

A decade removed from arriving on the women’s golf circuit as a teenage standout, Wie finally secured the coveted result.

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