The number of times that Australia’s David McKenzie, who turned 50 on July 26, has open qualified for Champions Tour events, with the latest being the SAS Championship, which begins Friday at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary, N.C. It is the tour’s final regular-season tournament. McKenzie owns two top-10 results and stands 64th in the Schwab Cup standings (tee times: http://bit.ly/2yhlQqY).
Number of weeks that American Michelle Wie was out of competition after an emergency appendectomy prompted her to withdraw after the third round of the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open on Aug. 26. Wie, who turned 28 on Wednesday, is scheduled to return today at the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship in Incheon, South Korea (tee times: http://bit.ly/2xxdqYZ).
Number of players competing in this week’s CIMB Classic who played in the recent Presidents Cup. Justin Thomas is the lone member of the winning American team entered. Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama, who at No. 3 in the Official World Golf Ranking is the highest-ranked player in the tournament, is one of seven players from the International team who will compete. South Africans Branden Grace and Charl Schwartzel, Argentina’s Emiliano Grillo, Canada’s Adam Hadwin, South Korea’s Si Woo Kim, India’s Anirban Lahiri and Venezuela’s Jhonattan Vegas also are entered. Play begins today at TPC Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia (tee times: http://bit.ly/2kIRJnS).