Teenager Guan to play another PGA eventHONG KONG, May 22 - Chinese wonder boy Guan Tianlang, who first shot into the limelight at OneAsia's Volvo China Open last year, has accepted an invitation to take part in the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Insurance on the U.S. PGA Tour next week.
Guan, 14, last month became the youngest player to make a cut in a Major championship when he finished 58th at the U.S. Masters with a 12-over aggregate of 300. He made it to Augusta by virtue of winning the 2012 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship.
A native of Guangzhou, Guan first came to international attention when he took part in the OneAsia and European Tour co-sanctioned Volvo China Open at Tianjin Binhai Lake Golf Club last year aged just 13 -- becoming the youngest player ever to start on either tour.
His record lasted less than a year, as Ye Wocheng started the 2013 edition of the tournament earlier this month aged just 12, having made the field via regional qualifying.