U.S. Women’s Amateur: Lucy Li wins big; Yealimi Noh eliminated

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SFGate—Lucy Li barreled into the round of 16 at the U.S. Women's Amateur in Tennessee with an overpowering Thursday morning win, but Concord's Yealimi Noh was ousted in a thrilling 23-hole loss. Li, the history-making 15-year-old from Redwood City, lived up to her No. 1 match play seeding by beating Alice Duan of Reno 7-and-5 at the Golf Club of Tennessee in Kingston Springs. Duan didn't win a hole as Li birdied four of the first six holes. On Tuesday, Li - already the...

Lucy Li stumbles at start, then rolls to Women’s Amateur match-play win. Redwood City's Lucy Li used a weather delay to help overcome an early deficit in a 5-and-3 win in Wednesday's opening day of match play in the U.S. Women's Amateur in Tennessee. Li, 15, fell behind on the opening hole when she carded her first bogey of the tournament and Adeena Shears of West Virginia countered with a birdie. But before the two could play the second hole, the tournament was halted by lightning. When play resumed, Li squared the match with a...