Tiger in the Mix; 14-Year-Old Makes History
Woods is 4 shots back, as China's Guan Tianlang becomes youngest at Masters
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Apr 11, 2013 6:29 PM CDT
Amateur Guan Tianlang of China celebrates after a birdie putt on the 18th.   (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

(Newser) – The first round of the Masters is in the books, with Australia's Marc Leishman and Spain's Sergio Garcia tied for the lead at 6-under, reports AP. But the big story line of Tiger Woods is very much alive—he's just four shots off the lead. Meanwhile, 14-year-old sensation Guan Tianlang of China became the youngest golf ever to compete at the Masters, and he didn't disappoint. He drained a long birdie putt on the 18th to finish 1-over—the best score of any amateur competing, reports SBNation. Guan is known for a superb short game, notes Bleacher Report, which has a profile.





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K.KRANK
Apr 12, 2013 3:55 AM CDT
Go kid go :)
ICallBS
Apr 11, 2013 8:56 PM CDT
This kid is only 6 years younger than me and it makes me feel like I have accomplished nothing. Can barely ever get the ball in the hole.