Andy Zhang, 14, to make history

Updated: June 13, 2012, 3:44 PM ET
By Bob Harig | ESPN.com

SAN FRANCISCO -- Andy Zhang made history Monday at the Olympic Club without having to hit a golf shot.

When Paul Casey withdrew from the 112th U.S. Open, the 14-year-old Zhang became the youngest participant in the major championship's history.

Zhang, of China, who lost in a playoff at a sectional qualifier in Florida, eclipsed Tadd Fujikawa's mark when the 15-year-old Hawaiian played in the 2006 U.S. Open at Winged Foot.

Earlier in the day, University ...

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