Eleven-year-old golfer qualifies for US Women's Open

www.theguardian.com Published: May 20, 2014
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Not even a teenager yet, Lucy Li can say she's made history in the golf world.

The California golfer carded rounds of 74 and 68(winning by seven strokes) Monday in a sectional qualifier to book her spot in the U.S. Women's Open. She'll be the youngest player in history to qualify for the prestigious event.



The 11-year-old has beaten Lexi Thompson's and Morgan Pressel's age record to reach this year’s competition at Pinehurst. Thompson and Pressel each played the US Open at age 12.

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