Golfer Michelle Wie announced Sunday night on Instagram that she and Warriors director of basketball operations Jonnie West were engaged over the weekend.
Wie, a Stanford alum, posted a photo of West down on one knee on the Lyon Street Steps in San Francisco. Wie included the caption, “My person for life!” and #WieGoesWest.
West is the son of Hall of Famer Jerry West.
Wie, 29, is a five-time LPGA winner, including the 2014 U.S. Women’s Open. She gained renown when she qualified for the U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links at age 10, then became the youngest player to qualify for an LPGA event at 12. She also played in a PGA Tour event, the Sony Open in her native Honolulu, at age 14.
Wie’s 2018 golf season was cut short by a hand injury and subsequent surgery. She returned to competition in February but withdrew from her second start of the year because of recurring trouble with the hand.
West, 30, has held various front-office positions with the Warriors, before he was promoted to his current position in 2017. West also served as Warriors guard Stephen Curry’s caddie each of the past two years, when Curry played in the Ellie Mae Classic, a Web.com Tour event in Hayward.
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