Carl Yuan Yechun of China plays his shot from the second tee during the Visit Knoxville Open at Holston Hills Country Club in Knoxville, Tennessee. Photo: AFP
Carl Yuan Yechun of China plays his shot from the second tee during the Visit Knoxville Open at Holston Hills Country Club in Knoxville, Tennessee. Photo: AFP
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Tokyo 2020: Carl Yuan Yuchen passes Li Haotong as China’s No 1 golfer, on course for Olympics

  • Tied-7th finish in Knoxville sees 24-year-old leapfrog Li in OWGR rankings and puts him on track to earn PGA Tour card
  • Leapfrogging Li as Chinese No 1 puts Yuan on plane for Olympics golf tournament this summer

Carl Yuan Yechun of China plays his shot from the second tee during the Visit Knoxville Open at Holston Hills Country Club in Knoxville, Tennessee. Photo: AFP
Carl Yuan Yechun of China plays his shot from the second tee during the Visit Knoxville Open at Holston Hills Country Club in Knoxville, Tennessee. Photo: AFP
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