Guan Tianlang to become youngest ever to play The Masters

At just 14-years-old, Guan Tianlang has won the right to play in the 2013 US Masters.
Guan Tianlang.

Chinese golf prodigy Guan Tianlang today won the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship by one stroke, and in doing so will become the youngest ever golfer to start in the US Masters next April.

Guan began the day with a five-shot buffer but was slowly pegged back by a fabulous closing round from Thailand’s Cheng-tsung Pan. Australia’s Oliver Goss who won last week’s WA Open, finished three strokes behind Guan in third spot.
Along with winning the prestigious title, Guan earns a berth in next year’s US Masters and will be 14-years-old when he sets foot on the fairways of Augusta National.
He may have to change his putting technique though. He currently uses a belly putter which may be deemed illegal in the coming months.
We may see this kid in the Presidents Cup team sooner rather than later.

One thought on “Guan Tianlang to become youngest ever to play The Masters

  • A great thrill for the young man. I bet he can’t wait for April next year to realise a life long dream.


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