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At just 14, Michelle Wie was the talk of the golf world when she entered her first PGA event in 2004.

On this day in 1992, Tiger Woods became the youngest golfer in nearly 35 years to play in a PGA event. At just 16, Woods made his PGA debut as an amateur at the Nissan Los Angeles Open, missing the cut but launching a career that has earned him an estimated $1.3 billion. Since then, three younger golfers have made bold-type headlines for playing with the pros.

Michelle Wie (14 years, 2 months, 29 days) first played on the PGA Tour at the 2004 Sony Open in Hawaii. She shot an even-par 140, including a second-round 68, which was the lowest score ever posted by a woman in a PGA Tour event. She missed the cut by one stroke.

Andy Zhang (14 years, 6 months) is believed to be the youngest player to compete at a U.S. Open. In 2012 at The Olympic Club in San Francisco, Zhang shot a 9-over par in his first round and was unable to dig out of the hole and missed the cut.

Guan Tianlang (14 years, 5 months, 18 days) became the youngest golfer to make the cut at a major at the 2013 Masters. He went on to finish 12-over for 58th place and the low-amateur title.