11-Year Old Looks To Have Fun At US Women's Open


By Brittany Cooper

Pinehurst, North Carolina ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) Many 11 year olds these days are enjoying their summer vacation, taking camping trips, having sleepovers.

But for Lucy Li, there's only one thing on her mind tonight, preparing for the US Women's Open.

Round one begins Thursday and Li is the youngest golfer ever to qualify.

But she's not the only youngin' in the field of 156, 21 of the golfers are teenagers.

This past December, li finished 11th at the prestigious Dixie Amateur at Heron Bay Golf Club.

She also won the 10–11 division at the Drive, Chip and Putt championship.

It's safe to say, she's used to the attention.

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