China’s Tianlang Guan, 14, Makes Cut at New Orleans PGA Event

Tianlang Guan, the 14-year-old amateur from China who became the youngest person to make the midway cut at the Masters Tournament, qualified for weekend play at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans as well.

Guan shot a 3-under-par 69 yesterday at TPC Louisiana with five birdies and two bogeys to finish 36 holes at 3 under, just enough to stay in the tournament for today’s third round and tomorrow’s final round. The cut line was 3 under.

Guan enters the third round tied for 57th place, nine strokes behind leader Lucas Glover of the U.S., who was at 12 under after two rounds of the U.S. PGA Tour event.

Eighth-grader Guan earlier this month at the Masters became the youngest player to appear in a major golf championship in 148 years. Having qualified by winning the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship in November, he finished the Masters in 58th place at 12 over par.

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