USC's Lizette Salas driven to succeed

Updated: September 25, 2011, 2:37 PM ET
By Peter Yoon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Lizette Salas began playing golf at 7, and even at that young age, she could tell something was different.

Salas, the youngest child of Mexican immigrants, rarely saw anyone else who looked like her playing the game. She hardly ever saw other Hispanic children at the driving range or at the putting green or entered in junior tournaments.

The absence of Latinas made Salas a little skittish.

"I felt like the weird flower out on the golf course," she said. "At first, it was really ...

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