Guan Tianlang makes cut at Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship
18 Jan 2015
by AmateurGolf.com Staff

see also: Guan Tianlang Rankings

Guan Tianlang
Guan Tianlang

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emrites (Jan. 17, 2015) — Two amateur players were slated to participate as the European Tour kicked off its "Desert Swing" with the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.

Sixteen-year old Guan Tianlang of China carded a two-under par round of 70 in round one, followed by a three-under 69 on Friday to not only make the cut, but be in a tie for 16th place. Tianlang made headlines back in 2013 when he played in the 2013 Masters at age 14 by virtue of winning the 2012 Asia-Pacific Amateur.

In the third round, however, Tianlang struggled to a six-over 78, dropping him to near the bottom of the leaderboard. He then carded a 72 in Sunday's final round, finishing in a tie for 70th place.

Georgia Tech superstar Ollie Schniederjans was also in the field, but missed the cut with a 36-hole total of 151, finishing near the bottom of the leaderboard.

Full results from the event can be found here.

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