Golf fans will be seeing more of Manassero soon

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

April 10, 2010

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- A few days from now, Matteo Manassero will be back in high school.

This weekend, though, golfing fans at the Masters are getting a glimpse of perhaps a future champion.

The 16-year-old is the youngest player ever to make the cut at the Masters, and the first amateur to do so since 1999. He won't finish in the top 15, as he did at last year's British Open. But his 73 on Saturday put him at 4 over for the tournament, and his composure on the game's biggest stage has made quite an impression.

"My game makes me more comfortable and assured of my abilities," Manassero said.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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