Lucy Li has a blast -- except for 3 holes

Lucy Li has a blast -- except for 3 holes

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PINEHURST, NC - JUNE 19: Eleven year-old Amateur Lucy Li of the United States watches her tee shot on the 13th hole during the first round of the 69th U.S. Women's Open at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, Course No. 2 on June 19, 2014 in Pinehurst, North Carolina. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

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by Associated Press

WHAS11.com

Posted on June 20, 2014 at 11:53 AM

   PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) -- Lucy Li made two double bogeys, a triple bogey and finished her historic round at the U.S. Women's Open just like any other 11-year-old girl.
 
   She went straight for an ice cream.
 
   The sixth-grader from the Bay Area held her own at Pinehurst No. 2 except for three bad holes. Li wound up with an 8-over 78. That put her 11 shots behind the early leader, two-time major champion Stacy Lewis, and a long shot to become the youngest ever to make the cut in the Women's Open.
 
   Li already is the youngest qualifier in championship history. She dressed for the occasion -- an American theme, with silver stars among her red, white and blue outfit.
 
   She made two birdies and a couple of grown-up par saves.
 

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