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Co-leader Lizette Salas has familiar story

Updated: July 6, 2012, 10:11 AM ET
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KOHLER, Wis. -- Lizette Salas was four days from her eighth birthday the last time Nancy Lopez had a chance to win the U.S. Women's Open. That was in July 1997, when Lopez -- in the twilight of her brilliant career -- ended up finishing second by one stroke to Great Britain's Alison Nicholas.

The Women's Open was the one prize in golf that Lopez never won; she was runner-up four times. And that '97 tournament, when she was 40 years old, was really her last chance.

But Salas ...

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