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12-year-old misses China cut, Ilonen shoots 63

Updated: May 3, 2013, 10:27 AM ET
Associated Press

TIANJIN, China -- The youngest player to compete on the European Tour missed the cut, while Mikko Ilonen of Finland tied the course record with a 9-under 63 Friday for a three-shot lead at the China Open.

The 12-year-old amateur Ye Wocheng missed the cut at 14 over after a pair of 79s.

But China's Dou Zecheng became the youngest at 16 to make the tournament cut with a 70-72 for a 2-under total.

"I am happy with my scores, and feel excited to make the cut, so I will enjoy my ...

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