Akshay Bhatia, the
He started this month with a win at the Dustin Johnson World Junior Challenge after winning a rain-hit Jones Cup Invitational in sudden death and has been already named as one of the
If you are looking for trivia on who is the youngest to make cut for the weekends at a major? It was then 14-year-old Guan Tianlang qualified for the 2013 Masters after winning the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship. He shot a 73 in the first round, followed up by a 75 to become the youngest player to make the cut in a major and went on to finish 58th in the tourney
And the youngest amateur to make the tee sheet of a PGA TOUR event was Don Dunkelberger who was 11 years, 11 months and 10 days old, and withdrew from the 1937 Chicago Open after carding an abysmal 103 in the first round.
While Bhatia might have his plans of winning the tournament but the one in the hunt will be Paul Casey, who won his first PGA TOUR event in over nine years at the last year’s edition, leaving Tiger Woods and the reigning Masters Champion Patrick Reed one shot behind.