User ID
Password
  Forgot User ID
or Register Today!
VegasInsider.com
Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on Google+ VI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Golf
Auto Racing
Horses
More
Betting Tools

 
12-year-old misses China cut, Ilonen has 63

New Sportsbook.ag customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Join Now

Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!

TIANJIN, China (AP) - The youngest player to compete on the European Tour missed the cut, while Mikko Ilonen of Finland tied the course record with a 9-under 63 Friday for a three-shot lead at the China Open.

Advertisement
The 12-year-old amateur Ye Wocheng missed the cut at 14 over after a pair of 79s.

But China's Dou Zecheng became the youngest at 16 to make the tournament cut with a 70-72 for a 2-under total.

``I am happy with my scores, and feel excited to make the cut, so I will enjoy my game through the weekend,'' said Dou, who will try to qualify for the U.S. Open. ``I am not thinking too much about my score, just try my best, and get some more experience.''

Ilonen birdied four of his last five holes to finish at 12 under and move ahead of Australia's Brett Rumford and Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat, who had 67s.

Ilonen matched the Binhai Lake course record set last year by Sweden's Alexander Noren. He also equaled his lowest round at the 2009 Madrid Masters.

Defending champion Branden Grace of South Africa birdied seven of his last 10 holes for a 67 and trails the leader by nine shots.

AP NEWS
The Associated Press News Service

Copyright 2014
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved

  
HEADLINES
No reason to feel sorry for Jim Furyk
Birthday treat for Spieth at Preston Trail
Liberty National gets Presidents Cup
Four withdraw from Deutsche Bank
Tiger splits with his swing coach
Hunter Mahan captures The Barclays
Donaldson wins Czech Masters
Carlos Ortiz wins Portland Open
Dunlap wins Champions Tour's Boeing
MORE HEADLINES
 
VegasInsider.com Gold Membership
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!