In 2006, she posted top-five finishes in three of the four women’s majors. The next year, Wie’s game became more mechanical, her swing and confidence corroding as she played through injuries.
“The more I practiced, the worse I got because I shouldn’t have been practicing,” Wie said.
--"In Michelle Wie's Gallery, Artistry Off the Course," The New York Times, March 31, 2010.
Took the last two days off from playing. No real reason, other than I've had one of my best months in online poker at Full Tilt's Rush Poker tables and I'd qualified for Iron Man a few days early.
Kind of makes sense to give yourself a break now and then and do something else to get ready for yet another month at the tables.