"I was like, 'Oh my God, it's the secretary of state. They put me in charge of driving her around" in a golf cart, Wie told Time magazine for its issue on newsstands Monday.
"I was like, if I crash, the secretary of state goes down with me," the 16-year-old Hawaiian high school junior said.
When asked what she thought of radio host Rush Limbaugh calling her a "triumph of marketing," Wie, the No. 2 ranked woman golfer, said, "Huh? Who's that?"
When told he hosts a radio talk show, she said, "I don't listen to the radio much."