Guan Tialang's triumph at the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship can only spell good things for golf on a global scale, writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.
A 14-year-old middle school student from China who uses a belly putter will become the youngest player in Masters history next April after he won an Asian amateur event devised to help grow the game of golf in that region of the world.
One week after turning 14, Guan Tianlang of China had a 6-under 66 to build a two-shot lead Thursday after the opening round of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship.
Tiger Woods cited fatigue as his reason for missing this week's WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai, an event he decided to skip months ago to partake in corporate commitments in Asia.
Tiger Woods will head to Asia this fall to play for the first time in the CIMB Classic, a limited-field tournament in Malaysia.
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