Lucy Li has a blast — except for 3 holes

Li, 11, misses cut, makes impression at Open (Image 1)
Li, 11, misses cut, makes impression at Open (Image 1)

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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