Manassero, 16, finishes 13th

Updated: July 19, 2009, 5:32 PM ET
Associated Press

TURNBERRY, Scotland -- Matteo Manassero shot a 1-under 69 in the final round of his British Open debut just six weeks after the 16-year-old Italian won the British Amateur.

Manassero also had rounds of 71, 70 and 72 at the tricky Turnberry links to finish tied for 13th. He said his game was helped by playing the first two rounds alongside 59-year-old Tom Watson, the five-time Open champion who gave the young player plenty of advice.

The teenager from Verona finished 2-over 282 ...

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