Andy is a very steady player, but I had to stay aggressive and get birdies. Open at the age of 14, was playing with Lin for the first time in competition and was full of praise for his younger compatriot. The year-old Chinese snapped the offending club in anger after a three-putt for bogey on the 12th hole and had to putt with an iron the rest of the way, finishing on five-under And it was Zhang, the year-old sophomore at the University of Florida, who quickly took control with birdies at one and three to take the lead, which he held for much of the round. I thought it was a bit short but it turned out that it was pretty good.
Defending champion Lin Yuxin's AAC campaign ends on a whimper and without a putter after he snapped his in anger on the 12th Had to putt with an iron the rest of the way to finish on 5-over 75, 5-under overall tantrum pic.
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Defending champion Lin Yuxin deliberately snapped his putter into two midway through the final round. On the par-five 18th, he smashed his drive down the middle of the fairway then watched as his stunning five-iron from yards landed just six feet from the flag, holing the putt for an eagle three and punching the air in victory. Zhang, who competed in the U. Until we resolve the issues, subscribers need not log in to access ST Digital articles. Kanaya too held firm under pressure to claim a two-stroke victory by shooting a final-round 65 to finish on under at the Sentosa Golf Club, holding off compatriot and Asian Games champion Keita Nakajima and Rayhan Thomaswho secured India's best-ever AAC finish. But a log-in is still required for our PDFs. Zhang doubled his lead with a birdie at 13, but Lin bounced back with a crucial birdie at the next hole.