SEOUL (Reuters) - Teenager Noh Seung-yul has become the first South Korean to be invited to play at the U.S. PGA Championship, local media reported on Tuesday.
The 19-year-old was invited with Spain's Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano and Briton Simon Khan for the season's last major at Whistling Straits, Wisconsin from August 12-15.
"It is an honor to be invited," Noh told South Korea's Yonhap news agency.
(Reporting by Alastair Himmer in Tokyo. Editing by Patrick Johnston. To query or comment on this story email firstname.lastname@example.org)