Manassero, 16, finishes 13th
TURNBERRY, Scotland -- Matteo Manassero shot a 1-under 69 in the final round of his British Open debut just six weeks after the 16-year-old Italian won the British Amateur.
Manassero also had rounds of 71, 70 and 72 at the tricky Turnberry links to finish tied for 13th. He said his game was helped by playing the first two rounds alongside 59-year-old Tom Watson, the five-time Open champion who gave the young player plenty of advice.
The teenager from Verona finished 2-over 282 ...
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138th OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP
Stewart Cink might seem the villain after foiling Tom Watson's run at a sixth Claret Jug at the British Open. In time, though, the six-time PGA Tour winner will receive his due. Bob Harig
When: Thursday-Sunday, July 16-19
Where: Turnberry's Ailsa Course, Scotland
Yardage/Par: 7,204 yards; par 70
2009 champion: Stewart Cink