Lucy Li Shoots 78 at Age 11, and It’s Good for Golf

By Rob Lindquist
PSDC Contributor

Lucy Li’s U.S. Women’s Open debut of 78 is a great thing for golf. Oh, and as you’ve heard by now, she’s 11. I’m 20 years her senior and I have never broken 80 on my local course. I’m a high school golf coach, she’s in sixth grade. She missed one fairway (by about a foot or two). I usually cheer when I hit a fairway three holes in a row. She shot a 78 on one of the most famed courses in the world, Pinehurst No. 2. I have played a course with pine trees. Ms. Li playing in the U.S. Women’s Open is great for golf, even if she missed the cut after a second round of 78 in as many days.

Oh, and I’m jealous as hell. [Read more…]