BANDON, Ore. – Wenyi Ding became U.S.s first male Chinese winner. Golf Association history Saturday was made when Caleb Surratt beat Wenyi Ding 3 and 2 in the U.S. Junior Amateur final at Bandon Dunes.
Ding, 17 years old, was 8-up with eight to play in the 36 hole match. He lost five straight and then halved 34th to end the 18-year-old Surratt.
Ding is set to attend Arizona State University in 2023.
Surratt, which is bound for Tennessee, is from Indian Trail (North Carolina).