Ishikawa to play in HSBC Champions tournament
Japanese teenager Ryo Ishikawa will participate in next month’s HSBC Champions tournament in a field including
The 18-year-old Ishikawa was scheduled to play in a smaller event on Japan’s domestic tour but was given permission by his sponsors to take part in the $7 million event in Shanghai.
“I’m looking forward to seeing how I perform in such a strong field,” Ishikawa said Thursday.
Ishikawa has won four domestic events this year and currently tops the Japanese money rankings. He has played three majors this year, missing the cut at the Masters and the British Open and finishing tied for 56th at the U.S.