British golfer Alison Nicholas holds up the U.S. Women's Open trophy in North Plains, Ore., Sunday, July 13, 1997. Nicholas held off an emotion-packed challenge from Hall-of-Famer Nancy Lopez to capture the trophy by one stroke.

British golfer Alison Nicholas holds up the U.S. Women's Open trophy in North Plains, Ore., Sunday, July 13, 1997. Nicholas held off an emotion-packed challenge from Hall-of-Famer Nancy Lopez to capture the trophy by one stroke.