Keeping score
May 13, 2019
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Number of victories on the PGA Tour for South Korea’s Sung Kang, who won the AT&T Byron Nelson. Kang, 31, shot 4-under 67 on Sunday at Trinity Forest Golf Club in Dallas for a 23-under 261 total and two-stroke victory over Americans Matt Every (66) and Scott Piercy (64). Piercy was the first player in nine years to complete a bogey-free 72 holes and not win. Brooks Koepka (65) placed fourth at 20-under 264. Kang, the 54-hole leader, won in his 159th career start. He was the 10th Korean-born winner on the PGA Tour (scores).


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Number of career top-10 finishes in 43 starts on the Web.com Tour for Michael Gellerman, who broke through to win the KC Golf Classic. Gellerman, 26, a 2015 Oklahoma graduate, shot 3-under 69 at Blue Hills Country Club in Kansas City, Mo., for an 11-under 277 total and one-stroke victory over American Harry Higgs (68) and Argentine Nelson Ledesma (73), the 54-hole leader (scores).


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Number of playoff holes that Spain’s Maria Parra needed to win the Symetra Tour’s IOC Classic on Saturday at Atlanta National Golf Club in Milton, Ga. Parra eagled the par-5 18th to hold off Ireland’s Leona Maguire and American Madison Pressel. Taiwan’s Ssu-Chia Cheng had been eliminated on the first playoff hole. They had tied at 6-under 210 (scores).


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Hours, in the a.m. CDT today, that the final round of the Champions Tour’s Regions Tradition will begin at Greystone Golf & Country Club in Birmingham, Ala. Play was washed out Sunday when lightning and thunderstorms intervened as only 10 competitors completed one hole after play started off the first and 10th tees. American Steve Stricker stood at 14-under 202, two strokes ahead of Germany’s Bernhard Langer and Americans Billy Andrade and David Toms (scores).


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Distance, in feet, of the birdie putt that Sweden’s Marcus Kinhult sank on the 18th hole to win the Betfred British Masters at Hillside Golf Club in Southport, England. It was the first European Tour title for Kinhult, 22, a 2017 Challenge Tour graduate. Kinhult shot 2-under 70 in the final round for a 16-under 272 and one-stroke victory over England’s Eddie Pepperell (66) and Matt Wallace (71) and Scotland’s Robert MacIntyre (68) (scores).


100

Number of the top 100 in the Official World Golf Ranking who are entered in this week’s PGA Championship (tee times). It is an unprecedented showing among the top 100 in a major championship, according to the PGA of America. The field features 34 major champions, including defending champion Brooks Koepka. Play begins Thursday at Bethpage State Park’s Black Course in Farmingdale, N.Y.


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