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New Chinese golf prodigy, 12, to smash age record

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Twelve-year-old Chinese golf prodigy Ye Wocheng ensured he will smash the record for youngest player at a European Tour event when he came through a qualifying tournament on Wednesday. 

A ball sits on a tee on April 8, 2011 in Augusta, Georgia. Twelve-year-old Chinese golf prodigy Ye Wocheng ensured he will smash the record for youngest player at a European Tour event when he came through a qualifying tournament on Wednesday.

The Dongguan schoolboy was able to card a triple-bogey eight and still finish third with a two-day score of two-under-par 142 at Chengdu's Wolong Valley Country Club, punching his ticket to the Volvo China Open in May.

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