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An is youngest to win U.S. Amateur

Updated: August 30, 2009, 6:48 PM ET
Associated Press

TULSA, Okla. -- Byeong-Hun An moved to the United States in pursuit of a better golf game.

He left his life and his mother half a world away and moved to a country where he didn't speak the language to learn the game he'd first tried out by chance one day while his father was hitting balls at the driving range.

At 17, he entered the 109th U.S. Amateur in hopes of making it through the stroke-play qualifying portion and into match play. He left with the trophy, the youngest ever to ...

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