Annika seeks back-to-back wins in Hawaii

Wie said she withdrew because she "tweaked" the injury and not because of a LPGA Tour rule that bans non-tour members for the year if they shoot 88 or higher. Wie was two bogeys from that scenario when she stopped.

Two days later, Wie was hitting balls on the range, drawing sharp words from Sorenstam.

On Wednesday, Sorenstam said she wasn't sure if Wie would receive another invitation to the tournament, or even if the teen had requested one.

When asked if all was smoothed about between the two, Sorenstam said she hasn't talked to Wie.

"So it's not (about) being smooth or not," she said. "I'm just minding my own business. It's nothing I walk around thinking about. She has her career and I have mine. That's kind of how it is. I respect her as a golfer and I know she has a lot of talent and I wish her best."

Last year, Stacy Prammanasudh won her second LPGA Tour title at Ko Olina, leading all the way en route to a one-stroke victory over Jee Young Lee.

Prammanasudh is paired with Sorenstam and Japan's Ai Miyazato for the first two rounds. Scores should be low if the winds stay down on the resort course with generous fairways.

"You can make birdies from 50 yards off the fairway," Prammanasudh said. "On a golf course like this, you really don't know who you anticipate playing well. Obviously, (Sorenstam) has won 70 times. There's a reason for that. But it is anybody's golf course."

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