Guan Tianlang scored one first this week when, at 14, he became the youngest player ever to compete in the Masters. He recorded another Friday when he became the first documented player to be assessed a one-stroke penalty for slow play in the tournament.
The penalty, given by Masters officials after Tianlang was warned three times, could have been the difference between Tianlang making and missing the 36-hole cut. But Tianlang’s total of 4-over 148 left him 10 strokes off the lead and on the cut line.
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